The Fort Worth criminal defense firm of Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC are seasoned criminal trial lawyers from the United States Marine Corps, the Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office, and the Plano City Attorney’s Office. The law firm’s founders left these large, prestigious organizations for one reason: to offer personalized, caring representation to people in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  Whether your case involves a low-level misdemeanor or a complex felony, the BHW attorneys understand that this is a critical matter that could impact your life forever.  That is why they take the time to get to know you and investigate your case.  Your best interest is their top concern.


The Fort Worth criminal defense lawyers at Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC have been listed among the Top Attorneys in Fort Worth (Fort Worth Magazine – Brandon Barnett 2014 – 2016, Jason Howard 2014 – 2016, Luke Williams 2013-2016, Ashley Gilmore 2016) and the Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters – Brandon Barnett 2015-2016, Jason Howard 2016-2017, Luke Williams 2015-2017). Through ethical representation, hard work, and proven results, they have earned the respect of the legal community and the reputation as one of Fort Worth’s premier criminal defense teams.


As former state and federal prosecutors, our Fort Worth criminal defense lawyers have substantial trial experience. They have proven themselves in all aspects of litigation, handling everything from traffic tickets to capital murder cases as well as military law matters, and more. Whether your case is best resolved through negotiation, or an argument before a judge and jury is necessary, they will put forth every effort to get you the results you need.


The Fort Worth criminal defense attorneys at Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC strive to be individuals of high character with uncompromising personal and professional ethics. They believe that honesty and candor go a long way in court, as in life. It is not uncommon for their clients to say “I have never met a lawyer like you before.” Grounded by a faith in Christ, they zealously and aggressively represent each of their clients and explore all potential options to achieve favorable results.  Most importantly, they are genuinely concerned with the best interests of each of their clients.


Finding the right team of Fort Worth criminal defense attorneys can be tough.  You might have to speak with or meet several before you find the perfect fit. The team at BHW wants to meet you with no obligations.  Call 817-993-9249 or send an email to learn how they 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