Frank Jackson

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Law Office 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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
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    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
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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Frank Jackson

    Admitted: 1971, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Representative Clients:

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

    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

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    Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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