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Jason Heath Howard

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Jason Howard is an experienced criminal trial lawyer.  He spent five years as a felony chief prosecutor prior to founding Barnett Howard & Wiliams PLLC.  He has handled all types of criminal cases from DWI to Sexual Assault to Murder and everything in between.  Mr. Howard takes a conscienteous approach to every case, investigating every angle and leaving no stone unturned. 


Born and raised in a small west Texas town, Jason Howard is a kind and compassionate advocate for his clients.  He is passionate about helping his clients both inside and outside the courtroom as an attorney and counselor at law.  Check out his client reviews and give Mr. Howard a call if you need a criminal defense lawyer in Tarrant County.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    9 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    9 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 25%
    9 years



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Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Kevin Harris

    I've worked against and tried cases against Jason. He and his firm are superb trial attorneys. He is very personable with anyone that he comes in contact with. Always very prepared and has a professional calmness in the courtroom.


    Kevin Harris Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrea Lee Townsend

    Jason's knowledge of the law and experience as a former prosecutor give his clients a huge advantage in the courtroom. He is a hard-working, ethical attorney who truly cares about his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Andrea Townsend Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Jurisprudence AwardTexas Tech University School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBarnett Howard & Williams PLLC2012 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyLubbock County Criminal District Attorney2006 - 2012
Law ClerkLubbock County Criminal District Attorney2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyMember2012 - 2012
Texas District and County Attorneys AssociationMember2006 - 2012
Texas Tech School of Law Board of BarristersBoard Member2005 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. AnnDismissal
State v. RogerCharges dropped
State v. JimmyDismissal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Fort Worth Criminal Law BlogTarrant County Diversion Programs2015
Fort Worth Criminal Law BlogTexas DWI Information2014
Fort Worth Criminal Law BlogClearing Criminal Records in Texas2014
Fort Worth Criminal Law BlogFort Worth Criminal Law Blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Texas Tech University School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cadet TrainingBasic Courtroom Procedures2012
Freedom Court Graduation CeremonyKeynote Speaker2011
Cadet TrainingBasic Courtroom Procedures2010
Red Ribbon WeekDrug and Alcohol Awareness2008