Law Office of Jana K. McCown

Legal Experience

Law Office of Jana K. McCown, Georgetown, Texas
January 2013 to Present
General small-town practice with litigation experience; My practice developed into more of an estate planning practice with an emphasis on probate.  Still available to handle criminal defense in federal court.

Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, Georgetown, Texas
June 1994 to December 2012

Served as First Assistant District Attorney from January 2002 until January 2011, trial prosecutor from 1994-2002, 2011-2012.  As a trial prosecutor handled felony caseload in the 26th, 277th, and 368th District Courts of Williamson County.  During my career as a prosecutor I have first-chaired in excess of 120 jury trials including high-profile homicide cases.


Law Office of Jana K. McCown, Austin, Texas
1992-June 1994

Private practice attorney in the Austin area with a practice primarily devoted to criminal defense.


State Bar of Texas, Office of the General Counsel, Austin, Texas

Served as an Assistant General Counsel responsible for the prosecution of disciplinary lawsuits against attorneys on behalf of the grievance committees.


Office of the Attorney General, Austin, Texas

Assistant Attorney General in the Prosecutor Assistance/ Special Investigations Unit

Prosecuted at the request of elected prosecutor’s statewide needing assistance with cases ranging from capital murder to public integrity.


Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston, Texas
August 1985-September 1989

Prosecuted both felony and misdemeanor offenses in the trial bureau, began as a precommitment intern before passing the bar exam and worked my way up to a number two felony prosecutor in District Court before moving to Central Texas.


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