Howard E. Watt has practiced law for more than 35 years. Prior to establishing his own law firm, Mr. Watt served for 2 years as an assistant District Attorney for Denton County and 8 years as Denton’s Municipal Judge. Mr. Watt is among select lawyers who are Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell for very high levels of professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence.
Mr. Watt earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin in 1973. He did his undergraduate work at Southern Methodist University where he received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 1969. A lifelong learner, Mr. Watt received a Master’s Degree in Jewish Studies in 2005 from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago.
Mr. Watt has served as President and long-time board member of: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Denton County, The Denton County Child Welfare Board, the Denton Food Bank, and the Regional Hillel of North Texas. Currently, Mr. Watt serves as the Chair of the University of North Texas Jewish Studies Program and is an involved member of Congregation Kol Ami where he has also served as President.