JASON H. HOWARD
JASON H. HOWARD
Jason Howard is a criminal defense attorney in Fort Worth, Texas. Before founding Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC, Mr. Howard devoted more than five years as a felony chief prosecutor in the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. 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 criminal case to a Texas jury. He devotes 100% of his practice to Texas criminal law and has achieved noteworthy success in defending criminal 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 criminal 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 criminal defense lawyer also contributed to being recognized as Top Attorney (Criminal Defense) by Fort Worth Magazine in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and Super Lawyer – Rising Star by Thomason Reuters in 2016 and 2017. Mr. Howard has handled over a thousand criminal 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 Fellowship of the Parks in Keller.
Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense | DWI | Drug Crimes | Domestic Violence | Weapon Charges | Theft Crimes | Sex Offenses | Federal Crimes | Expunctions & Non-Disclosures | White-Collar Crimes | Juvenile Defense
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- 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
- Fellowship of the Parks 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