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


Jason is an attorney with his own law practice. He currently specializes in criminal defense and special education law. From 2006-2010, Jason worked for the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General as a state prosecutor.  Jason has handled a wide variety of charges, including DUI and breathalyzer refusals, domestic violence, narcotics possession and trafficking, weapons charges, sexual assaults, child molestation, and homicide.

Community Work

Jason currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Temple Habonim; he previously served on the Board of Directors of Arts Alive!, a local arts education program. Currently, Jason is 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 served 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