An effective and experienced Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer can mean the difference between a conviction and an acquittal. At Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC, our goal is to prevent or minimize the consequences of a conviction. We want to keep you out of jail, help you avoid fines and see that you maintain a clean record.  We understand that your future, your reputation, and your freedom are on the line and we stand ready to fight for your best interests or the best interests of your loved one.

Criminal Defense Representation From Former Prosecutors

Our Fort Worth and Keller criminal law firm features criminal defense attorneys who are former state and federal prosecutors. This background not only means that we have extensive trial experience, it also means that we understand our opponents because we have stood on their side of the courtroom. We know their methods. We know how the system works from all angles. We know how to fight for you.

Every Criminal Charge Is Serious

You can benefit from our experienced representation, even if you believe that the charges against you are not serious. Every charge carries consequences that could be avoided with the help of a dedicated lawyer. Having us on your side can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case by ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the legal process.

We defend against all misdemeanor and felony charges in state and federal court, including:

Sealing Criminal Records

If you were charged with a crime in Texas but the case was dismissed, we can assist with sealing criminal record through juvenile record sealing, expunction and nondisclosure.

Free Consultation With An Experienced Tarrant County Defense Attorney

Call 817-993-9249 or send an email to learn how we can help you through life’s trials.


Primary Location
209 W. 8th St

Fort Worth, TX 76102


*By Appointment Only
204 S. Main St #195
Keller, Texas 76248