Jason lives in Barrington with his wife Nicole and their two children. They are members at Temple Habonim in Barrington.


Jason is an attorney in private practice. He founded his own law office in 2010 and is in court every day. He specializes in criminal defense and education law. From 2006-2010, Jason worked for the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General as a state prosecutor.  

Community Work

Jason was elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly as the State Representative for District 67 covering Warren and Barrington in 2016. Prior to serving in the General Assembly, Jason served on Board of Trustees at Temple Habonim in Barrington and the Board of Directors of Arts Alive!, a local arts education program. Jason also served as the Communications Director for The Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


Jason served in the Navy for eight years between 1988 and 1996 as an enlisted nuclear power operator. He worked in teaching positions at the Naval Nuclear Power Prototype facility at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, followed by 3½ years of service on the USS Albuquerque, a fast attack submarine.


Jason earned a BFA from Emerson College in Theatrical Production Management in 1999; he earned his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 2005. 

Jason Knight

Jason Knight

Jason with his family

Jason and his son at the Hampden Meadows School Tough Tiger