About Jason Luong

  

Distinguished Former Prosecutor

Jason Luong is a former prosecutor who successfully prosecuted thousands of cases on behalf of Harris County residents. In 2007, in his first year as a prosecutor, Jason was recognized by Texas Monthly, Law and Politics, as a “Rising Star” in the area of criminal prosecution, where he was one of only two prosecutors with the Harris County D.A.’s office to be given this recognition. In 2012, Jason returned to private practice, where his practice focuses representing Harris County citizens in a wide variety of criminal matters and handling court appointments cases, including representing indigent veterans and persons with mental health illnesses.


Strong Texas Roots

Jason graduated from Rice University, cum laude, in 1997 and received his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law, with honors, in 2000. While in law school, Jason was selected for membership into the prestigious Texas Law Review and also served as an intern to United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas and the Supreme Court of Texas.


Jason Luong began his legal career as the law clerk to United States District Court Judge Royal Furgeson, in Midland, Texas, where he worked on one of the largest criminal law dockets in the country. Jason then practiced law with two of Houston’s most prestigious civil trial law firms. In 2008, Jason left his successful civil practice to accept a position as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County, Texas. 


Community Leader

Jason Luong is also active in the Houston and Harris County community. 


  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (2015-2017)
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of SNAP! (Spray-Neuter Assistant Program) Houston
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Asian American Bar Association of Houston (2008-2010)
  • Former Vice Chair of the Asian Pacific Interest Section of the State Bar of Texas (2007-2009)
  • Former Member, State Bar of Texas’s Committee on Racial Diversity in the Profession (2007-2008)
  • Former Board Member of Friends of Teach For America (2002-2005)
  • Member of the inaugural class of the Houston Young Lawyers Association’s      Leadership Academy (2003)
  • Member, Houston Bar Association (2001-2008)
  • Member, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (2013-Present)
  • Former Member, Texas District and County Attorneys Association (2008-2012)

Jason comes from a family with a long tradition of public service.  Jason’s father worked for the City of Houston for over 22 years. Jason’s mother has worked as a civilian employee with the Houston Police Department for over 15 years. Jason’s sister is currently a physician and an assistant professor with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.