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Jason Speer English

Jason Speer English

Austin, TX DWI Attorney with 15 years as a Prosecutor
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Probate...
  • Texas
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Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I rate Jason a 10 because of his knowledge, his experience in the courtroom, and his professionalism in the legal world.
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Summary

Jason English grew up in his dad’s personal injury law practice in Tarrant County, graduated from Texas A&M before getting his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Initially he worked in his father’s firm on personal injury, wills and probate, as well as, family law cases. Soon thereafter he took his father’s advice and worked as a prosecutor to obtain trial expertise. Jason English was an Assistant District Attorney with the Travis County District Attorney’s Office in Austin, Texas from 2007-2017. The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has jurisdiction over felony offenses. Mr. English was a prosecutor in Texas 2002-2017, working at the Cameron County Criminal District Attorney’s Office in Brownsville, TX and at the Hays County District Attorney’s Office in San Marcos, Texas. Upon joining Travis County District Attorney’s Office in 2007, he was assigned to various courts before being assigned to the Special Prosecution Division’s Public Integrity Unit handling white collar crimes committed against state agencies or crimes committed by state officials. He had been the Strategic Prosecution Unit’s Community Prosecutor working as the liaison between the DA’s Office, Austin Police Department, and the community. During this time he was assigned to address special issues or top offenders affecting the community, as well as, advising the Austin Police Department regarding felony cases and sting operations. The work included various initiatives such as an enhanced prosecution initiative, as well as, implementing a Drug Market Initiative following the High Point Model. Prior to leaving prosecution, he had been over various diversion programs for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, specifically handling the Mental Health Docket and the Veterans Court. After 15 great years as a prosecutor, he has returned full circle to handling personal injury, will and probate cases, as well as, practicing criminal defense.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Real Estate Law
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Hernandez and English, LLP
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Jason English and Alex Hernandez are Partners in the Austin Texas area handling civil and criminal matters. We handle matters in Travis, Hays, Caldwell, Williamson, Bastrop, Guadalupe and other Central Texas counties through our Austin office location.
Founder and Partner
Jason S. English Law, PLLC
- Current
Focusing on personal injury, probate and criminal cases in Texas.
Assistant District Attorney - Special Prosecutions
Travis County District Attorney's Office
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• Community Prosecutor and Liaison with the Austin Police Department and members of community. • Prosecute Public Officials, Public Corruption, and White Collar Crime for the Public Integrity Unit. • Implement Drug Market Initiative at 12th/Chicon to rehabilitate drug blighted community and divert and rehabilitate drug dealers without incarceration but with community partnerships. • Advise and Coordinate with the Austin Police Department on special problems and resulting initiatives. • Coordinate the prosecution of felony offenders with law enforcement agencies. • Represent Travis County District Attorney’s Office at local, state, and federal meetings. • First-Chair felony prosecution; beginning with voir dire and ending with closing arguments. • Present indictments to the Grand Jury.
Assistant District Attorney
Hays County District Attorney's Office
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• First-Chair felony prosecution; beginning with voir dire and ending with closing arguments. • Present indictments to the Grand Jury. • Defend convictions on appeal, as well as, submit briefs in the prosecution of the State’s limited right to appeal. • Advise and manage four attorneys and a court docket of 4,000+ cases, as Chief of the Hays County District Attorney’s Office Misdemeanor Division. • Lecturer at Citizen’s Police Academy for both Hays County Sheriff’s Office and San Marcos Police Department, as well as, presenter at San Marcos High School.
Assistant District Attorney
Cameron County District Attorney's Office
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Prosecuted Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Cases, • Establish probable cause for arrests at preliminary hearings, and request appropriate bond amounts. • Argue before magistrates and judges to secure protective orders for victims of domestic violence.
Associate
Law Offices of Harold English
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Handled personal injury, family law, as well as, wills and probate cases in Tarrant County, Texas.
Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) (2001)
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Texas A&M University - College Station
B.A. (1997)
Awards
Sheep Dog Award
Fifth Street Community - Austin Texas
For protecting citizen and business interests downtown.
Professional Associations
State Bar College
Current
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
Current
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
Current
Hays County Bar Association
Current
Texas State Bar # 24032155
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
Jason S. English Law, PLLC
3800 N. Lamar
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756
USA
Telephone: (512) 454-7548
3800 N. Lamar
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756
USA
Telephone: (512) 454-7548