Jason Horton

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Texarkana, TX

Jason Horton Law
 | 3315 Texas Blvd, Texarkana, TX 75503
Phone: 903-226-8335
Fax: 903-792-2100
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Appellate (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jason represents individuals and corporations charged with criminal, regulatory, and administrative violations in Texas and Arkansas State and Federal Courts.  Jason also maintains an active appellate practice.  Jason has successfully argued against the imposition of the death penalty at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. (U.S. v. Larcade), argued for the applicability of double jeopardy at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Pearson v. State), and received multiple jury verdicts of acquittal in both State and Federal Courts (i.e., U.S. v. Cecil Parker; State of Texas v. Vladamir Caballero).

    Jason is AV-rated and a past President of the Texarkana Bar Association.  Jason currently serves as Panel Chair of the State Bar of Texas District 1 Grievance Committee.  Jason has been voted a Top Texarkana Lawyer by ALT Magazine (2015-present) and was awarded the Bob Black Bar Leaders Award from Texas Tech School of Law in 2015.  Jason is also a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow.

    Jason was a running back at Texas Lutheran University and graduated with honors in 2000.  Jason graduated with honors from Texas Tech School of Law in 2003.  Jason is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Appeals

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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    About Jason Horton

    Admitted: 2003, Texas

    Professional Webpage: http://www.jasonhortonlaw.com/texarkana-attorney-jason-horto...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Voted Top Texarkana Criminal Lawyer., Texarkana Top Lawyer, ALT Magazine, 2017
    • Voted Top Texarkana Criminal Lawyer., Texarkana Top Lawyer, ALT Magazine, 2018
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
    • Bob Black Bar Leaders Award, Texas Tech School of Law Alumni Association, 2015
    • AV (Preeminent) Rating by Martindale Hubbell, AV-rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2019
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
    • Texarkana's Top Young Lawyer; Top Criminal Defense Lawyer; Top DUI/DWI Lawyer, ALT Magazine, 2015
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
    • 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys in Texas for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
    • Voted Texarkana's Top Young Lawyer and Texarkana's Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in multiple categories, Texarkana Top Lawyer, ALT Magazine, 2016
    • Top 100, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Texas, 2003
    • Arkansas Bar Association, 2004
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2003
    • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2004
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2005
    • Supreme Court of the United States, 2014
    • President - Texarkana Bar Association, 2014
    • Treasurer - Texarkana Bar Association
    • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Arkansas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Past Board Member, 2009-present
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • State Bar of Texas District 1 Greivance Committee (Current Panel Chair)
    • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, 2018

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Course Director for full-day Texarkana continuing legal education course, Course Director, TCDLA Come and Take It CLE Seminar, 2019
    • Course Director for full-day Texarkana continuing legal educaiton course, Course Director, TCDLA Roadshow, 2016
    • Presnted criminal law and ethics portion of full-day contining legal education course, Speaker/Presenter, ATLA Leaders and Legends V, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • United States v. Patrick James, 2015
    • State of Arkansas v. Burns - Jury Verdicts of acquittal on two originally charged counts.  Over objection, the jury was instructed on and convicted the defendant of two lower-level offenses.  Those convictions are currenlty on appeal., 2019
    • Robert Purdie v. State of Arkansas (379 S.W.3d 541), 2010
    • State of Texas v. Vladamir Caballero, 2010
    • State of Arkansas v. Quinten Hope, 2016
    • Mack Jones v. Iliana Quiroga (Texas Sixth Court of Appeals), 2017
    • Heigelmann v. State of Texas (362 S.W.3d 763), 2012
    • State of Texas v. David Moulton, 2011
    • State of Arkansas v. Harper, 2017
    • State of Arkansas v. Flannigan, 2013
    • Ex Parte Clary (WR-82,658-01) - After 7 years of litigation, Jason secured an acutal innocence finding by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals., 2016
    • United States v. Cecil Parker, 2011

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Arkansas Bar Association Leadership Academy Graduate, 2011

    Educational Background:

    • Texas Lutheran University, B.A., Honors: with honors, 2000

    Industry Groups

    • Arkansas Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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    Office Location for Jason Horton

    3315 Texas Blvd
    Texarkana, TX 75503

    Phone: 903-226-8335

    Fax: 903-792-2100

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