Attorney General William P. Barr appointed Sherron Ashworth as an immigration judge in March 2020. Judge Ashworth earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1997 from Louisiana College and a Juris Doctor in 2004 from the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. From 2009 to 2020, she served as an assistant chief counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of the Principal Legal Advisor, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, in Oakdale, Louisiana. From 2006 to 2009, she served as an assistant district attorney, in Allen Parish, Louisiana. From 2005 to 2006, she was an associate attorney with Bolen, Parker & Brenner, in Alexandria, Louisiana. From 2004 to 2005, she served as a law clerk for the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Ashworth is a member of the Louisiana State Bar.