Thomas Ashworth is Chief of the Misdemeanor Division serving under Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis. After several years with the misdemeanor and felony trial teams, he moved to the Special Prosecutions Unit, which handles complex matters, organized crime, and high profile cases. Mr. Ashworth is a member of the office’s Training Committee and regularly gives talks to prosecutors and police on topics including search warrants, DNA, trial advocacy, firearms, and the Michael Morton Act. He is also involved with Collin County’s Conviction Integrity and Public Integrity initiatives. Mr. Ashworth graduated from the University of Texas in 2004 and SMU Law in 2008.