Ashley Willcott

Ashley Willcott

Ashley Willcott, a former judge, trial lawyer, and mediator, hosts Court TV's live coverage, weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. ET. Willcott is a well-known legal analyst, having appeared as a guest on HLN, CNN, Fox Nation, and others. Willcott has been part of Court TV’s on-air team, filling in at the anchor desk since 2020, while also teaching trial skills at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). Willcott is a Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist and was the governor-appointed Child Advocate for the State of Georgia. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and English from Newcomb College at Tulane University and her Juris Doctor degree from the Emory University School of Law.

  • COURT TV IS YOUR FRONT ROW SEAT TO JUSTICE….JURY SELECTION CONTINUES IN THE CASE OF A FORMER POLICE OFFICER, KIM POTTER, WHO PULLED A GUN INSTEAD OF HER TASER, RESULTING IN THE DEATH OF DAUNTE WRIGHT….IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF THE COURT TV PODCAST: 2 TRIALS – MCMICHAELS ET AL AND RITTENHOUSE – ENDED WITHIN DAYS OF ONE ANOTHER AND THE RESULTS COULDN’T HAVE BEEN MORE DRAMATIC! THE PODCAST HAS POST-VERDICT COVERAGE AND INSIGHT….IF YOU MISSED ANY OF COURT TV’S EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE TRIAL OF KYLE RITTENHOUSE OR THE AHMAUD ARBERY CASE, CHECK OUT OUR RECENT COVERAGE AND TRIALS ON DEMAND SECTIONS HERE ON COURTTV.COM….AND FOR A COMPLETE WRAP-UP OF THE DAY IN COURT, PLUS LATE-BREAKING LEGAL NEWS, WATCH CLOSING ARGUMENTS WITH VINNIE POLITAN, LIVE, WEEKNIGHTS AT 8/7C.

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  • Julia Jenaé

    Legal Correspondent

  • Chanley Painter

    Legal Correspondent