Tahirih Justice Center
Jessica Howton is the Managing Attorney at the Tahirih Justice Center's Houston office. Jessica has been with Tahirih Houston's legal team for the past six years advocating for immigrant survivors of violence from all over the world. In addition to providing direct representation to asylum seekers, survivors of human trafficking, unaccompanied immigrant children, and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and female genital mutilation, Jessica has provided technical assistance and mentorship to pro bono attorneys and community partners. She has served as the Texas State Bar Immigration Taskforce co-chair and provides numerous trainings.