Jason L. Hughes is a native of Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1993. After graduation, Jason started his career as a patrolman, then detective with the Beaumont, Texas Police Department. Jason’s extensive background in criminal investigations affords him unique expertise in case investigation and development. Jason received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2006. While in law school, Jason was on the Dean’s Honor List and received the Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Awards in Civil Procedure, Evidence and Criminal Trial Advocacy. He also received the Judge Bert Tunks Scholarship Award and the Garland Walker Alumni Association Scholarship Award. After leaving the police force upon graduation from law school, Jason began his legal career with GERMER in 2007. Jason is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas. He was recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, as published in Texas Monthly Magazine. He was also recognized as "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by Texas Lawyer Magazine in September 2011. Jason is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Jefferson County Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and Jefferson County Bar Association. Jason also serves as an appointed member of the State Bar of Texas Standing Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect.
Jason primarily practices in the areas of personal injury defense, products liability defense, premises liability defense and family law.