Jason Howard Best Fort Worth DWI Lawyer



Jason Howard is a criminal defense and personal injury attorney in Fort Worth, Texas. Before founding Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC, Mr. Howard devoted more than five years to the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney’s Office and was a felony chief prosecutor. He also spent considerable time working in a personal injury law practice in Lubbock. Mr. Howard was involved in every facet of Texas criminal law, but his primary role was as a trial attorney. Mr. Howard has the knowledge and experience to expertly present a case to a Texas jury. He devotes his practice to Texas criminal law and injury law and has achieved noteworthy success in his cases in Tarrant County. Mr. Howard goes the extra mile to help his clients and has earned a reputation in the courthouse as a hard worker and prepared advocate.


Jason Howard proved himself early in his career as one of the finest trial attorneys in Lubbock County, rising quickly through the misdemeanor and felony ranks before earning the position of Felony Chief for the 140th District Court.  His success rate at trial ranked as one of the highest in his trial division.  In 2013, Mr. Howard was named as one the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  His reputation as a tough and smart trial lawyer also contributed to being recognized as Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine in 2014 – 2017 and Super Lawyer – Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in 2016 and 2017.  Mr. Howard has handled over a thousand cases from start to finish and, as indicated by his client reviews, he has established a proven record of excellent results for his clients.


Born and raised in a small, West Texas town, Mr. Howard was taught to love his neighbor as himself.  Helping others is his passion and giving them his whole-hearted effort is all he knows.  He loves God and his family.  He also enjoys exercising and the outdoors.  He and his family are members at Keystone Church in Keller.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense | DWI | Personal Injury | Car Wrecks | Truck Accidents | Wrongful Death | Premises Liability | Defective Products | Expunctions & Non-Disclosures

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2012

Honors & Awards

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Keystone Church, Member
  • Christian Legal Society


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    J.D, Juris Doctor
    Honors: Board of Barristers
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Past Employment Positions

Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2006 – 2012


101 Quest Court
Keller, TX 76248


930 W. 1st St., Suite 202
Fort Worth, TX 76102