Hutton Ask

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Born and raised in the Brazos Valley, Hutton Ask brings a unique blend of hometown knowledge and legal expertise to his role as a criminal defense attorney. After graduating from Bryan High School and Texas A&M University, Ask studied at the St. Mary's University School of Law, where he championed the rights of the underprivileged while gaining invaluable courtroom experience.

After graduation and becoming licensed by the State Bar of Texas, Hutton’s prosecutorial stint with the Brazos County Attorney's Office provided him with an insider's view of the legal system, equipping him to effectively navigate both sides of the courtroom. He tackled a diverse range of cases, from drug offenses to violent crime and theft, but developing a particular mastery of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) prosecutions.

Driven by a commitment to staying ahead of the curve, Hutton stays abreast of the latest legal and scientific developments in DWI cases. He delves deep into gas chromatography analysis and Intoxilyzer 9000 operations, ensuring his clients benefit from the most cutting-edge defense strategies.

In 2016, Mr. Ask joined James, Reynolds, Spiegelhauer & Ask, where he puts his diverse legal background to work for you. Whether facing a misdemeanor or a serious felony, Hutton’s dedication and skill provide you with a powerful advocate. He represents clients across numerous jurisdictions and facing with every variety of criminal accusation, ensuring you have a trusted legal ally wherever and whenever you may need him.

In his time as a criminal defense attorney, Hutton has earned a reputation as a tenacious and talented trial lawyer, achieving acquittals and earning victories against the odds for clients facing a wide variety of accusations, including Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Evading Arrest, Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle, Injury to a Child, Aggravated Sexual Assault, and more.

Mr. Ask also is dedicated to fighting on behalf of students of Texas A&M University that are facing Title IX accusations, student conduct proceedings, and allegations of academic misconduct. He has successfully guided many students through a process that otherwise can be daunting and life-changing.

Hutton is willing to fight for your cause when many other attorneys would not be willing or able to do so. He dedicates himself to meticulous preparation and unwavering client support, and as a result is able to secure positive outcomes in even the most formidable and difficult situations.

When it comes to defending your rights in the Brazos Valley and throughout the State of Texas, choose an attorney who understands the law, the system, and the community. Hutton Ask is that attorney.

Year Joined Organization

  • 2016

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Title IX & Student Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2013


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2013
    Juris Doctor
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2010
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Brazos Valley Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - President Elect, 2024
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society

Past Employment

  • Brazos County Attorney's Office, 2014-2016


  • Francisco Leos Award for Excellence in Criminal Clinical Studies
  • Pro Bono Service Achievement Award
  • G.M. Nevil Dedication Award
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