Jason C. Spencer is the Executive Vice President of Journeyman Construction. He assists the executive and management teams with all facets of the company and its construction operations. Previously he was a construction lawyer for over 22 years. He practiced in the area of construction law with a focus on construction litigation.  Before forming a construction specialty law firm with his previous partners (2004) he served as special counsel on Legislative Affairs to Governor George W. Bush and built his own construction law practice as a solo practitioner. His practice focused on the litigation of construction disputes involving construction defects, contract disputes, mechanics liens and bond claims.   He often litigated and arbitrated complex construction disputes before judges, arbitrators and juries. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator to assist parties in resolving their construction disputes before trial. He is an arbitrator and mediator and is one of less than 100 arbitrators serving on the American Arbitration Association’s National Roster of Construction Neutrals from Texas.


Jason is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, the Austin Bar Construction Law Section and the College of the State Bar. He has served as a member of the governing Council of the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section (2013-2015) and as a Council Member of the Construction Law Foundation of Texas (2013-2015). He has served as Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Austin Bar Construction Law Section. He is presently the Chairman of the Associated General Contractors Legal Affairs Committee (Austin) and was the Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas representative on the Texas Lien Law Reform Group. He also sat as a member of the State Board of Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas. He also presently serves as an advisory member to the State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee (PJC-Business, Consumer & Employment Committee, construction law jury charges). He is a member of the Construction Forum of the American Bar Association and the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association.  Jason also presently serves as the Chairman of the State Bar Construction Law Sections Texas Board of Legal Specialization (“TBLS”) Committee and as a member of the Initial Advisory Commission to the TBLS for construction law specialization for Texas attorneys. He has served as a Board member of the Austin Bar Association. Jason was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer (construction) in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. He is also certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate. He has published articles and presented seminar papers and continuing legal education seminars on a variety of construction law subjects.

Jurisprudence, St. Mary’s Law School

B.A., The University of Texas of Austin


United States District Court for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas


Jason also studied under United States Supreme Court Justice A. Scalia at the University if Innsbruck’s Institute.

State Bar of Texas,
Construction Law Section