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Brandon W. Barnett - Fort Worth, TX

930 W. 1st St.Suite 202 Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Updated: 02/15/2023

Fort Worth Criminal Defense Lawyer


Mr. Barnett is a founding partner in the law firm of Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC. Prior to starting the law firm, he served for six years as an active-duty U.S. Marine judge advocate. As a Marine, he served as a criminal trial lawyer, handling a broad range of cases involving assault, drug offenses, fraud, larceny, possession of child pornography, sexual assault, rape, and more...

About Brandon W. Barnett

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense 80%
  • Military Law 20%


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, 2009
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 2009

Specialties and Certifications

  • Master of Criminal Laws - 4409, U.S. Marine Corps

Other Affiliations

  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present (Member)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present (Member)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 2013 - Present (Member)
  • Texas Tech Alumni Association, 2003 - Present
  • Countryside Bible Church, 2012 - Present (Member)


  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia, May, 2012
    LL.M., Master of Laws
    Honors: With High Honors
    Major: Litigation
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, December, 2005
    Honors: Order of Barristers
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, May, 2003
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Political Science
  • Marine Corps University - Expeditionary Warfare School
  • Marine Corps University - Command and Staff College

Past Positions

  • United States Marine Corps, Judge Advocate - Captain, 2006 - 2012
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve, Judge Advocate - Major, 2012 - Present
  • Texas A&M University School of Law, Adjunct Professor - Military Justice, 2015 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Ethics in the Prosecution of Military Courts-Martial, Marine Corps Trial Counsel Assistance Program, 2011 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Brandon W. Barnett

Included on the 2023 Texas list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Brandon W. Barnett on Super Lawyers


  • High Scorer - Texas Bar Exam 2006
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal Defense
  • Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense
  • Order of Barristers
  • Top Attorney - Fort Worth Magazine, 2014 - Present
  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2015 - Present
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2016 - Present
  • Top Attorney - Fort Worth Magazine, 2015 - Present

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Office Information


930 W. 1st St.Suite 202 Fort Worth, TX 76102


  • 817-697-4388

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8-5 M-F



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