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Frank Jackson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Law Offices of Frank Jackson
6060 N. Central Expressway, Suite 214
Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: 214-306-6891
Fax: 214-880-0443
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1971
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

With more than 30 years of criminal law experience as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense lawyer, Frank Jackson defends people facing both state and federal misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. Recognized nationally for his dynamic trial skills and vast experience, he has been named in numerous publications for his accomplishments in criminal law. He was also the focus of a University of North Texas true-crime book which focused on his innovative defense of a Moroccan national.

During his lengthy and successful career, Mr. Jackson has defended the rights of clients in cases involving DUI/DWI, white collar crimes, criminal fraud, drug violations, grand jury proceedings, juvenile crimes, parole and probation, and sex offenses. He is an outspoken and aggressive advocate who has tried more than 350 cases in courts around the nation and is committed to giving the best defense possible to his clients.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

About Frank Jackson

First Admitted: 1971, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Honored as a "Preeminent Attorney in the Field of Criminal Law" by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
  • Named one of the 7 Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the Dallas Area by D Magazine
  • Honored as a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers for Courtroom Excellence by Unanimous Vote of Nationwide Peers
  • Featured as a top Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer in Dallas Law Magazine
  • Recognized as "One of the Best Defense Lawyers in this Hemisphere" by Columnist Kent Biffle of the Dallas Morning News, 2003

Representative Clients

  • Long v. State, 742 S.W.2d 302, Tex. Crim. App 1987

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Defense of Entrapment, Criminal Defense Techniques, Matthew Bender, 1988
  • Redressing Prosecutorial Misconduct, Voice for the Defense, Journal of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, May, 1983
  • Lecturer, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project
  • Frequent Speaker, Criminal Law, Various Club and Civic Organizations

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1984-1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Founder, Themis Criminal Defense Center
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1983-1989

Educational Background

  • Texas A & M University, Commerce, Texas, B.S. in Chemistry and Biology, 1968
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1960
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Office Location for Frank Jackson

6060 N. Central Expressway
Suite 214
Dallas, TX 75206

Phone: 214-306-6891

Fax: 214-880-0443

Last Updated: 5/13/2022

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