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H. Gene Burkett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P.
12700 Park Central Drive, Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75251
Phone: 214-333-3333
Fax: 214-265-9360
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Dedicated to helping those injured by the poor choices or negligence of another, H. Gene Burkett is a personal injury attorney with Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P. He represents the people in Dallas, Texas, as a partner at the firm, and his experience extends to the following injury areas: slip and falls, products liability, construction and industrial accidents, dog bites, child injuries, errors on the job, prescriptions dosage mistakes, nursing home abuse, birth injuries, automobile defects, rideshare accidents, uninsured motorists, motor vehicle accidents, and accidents caused by drivers who are distracted.

Named a Lifetime Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Burkett also has an Avvo “Superb” rating. For five consecutive years, he was named as a Best Lawyer by D Magazine, and Fort Worth Magazine named him a Top Attorney for three years.

Mr. Burkett attended Southern Methodist University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration before moving on to law school. At St. Mary’s University School of Law, he graduated in 1994 with his Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice in Texas the same year.

A member of the Texas Bar College, Mr. Burkett is also an active member of the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association. His volunteer experience extends to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Parish Episcopal School, the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, the Russ Martin Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About H. Gene Burkett

First Admitted: 1994, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Jesuit Preparatory School of Dallas and Parish Episcopal School
  • The Russ Martin Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House

Educational Background

  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1988

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 2019-2021 Texas Bar College.  Admittance requires taking a higher number of continuing education hours than required. 2019-2021, 2019
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 2021
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2021


  • , Top rated Attorney, Avvo rating 10, 2021
  • The readers of Addison Magazine have voted my law firm, Frenkel and Frenkel, their favorite personal injury law firm for ten consecutive years., Favorite Personal Injury Law Firm, Addison Magazine, 2021
  • Selected by peers (other attorneys) to be included in Fort Worth Magazine list in the category of Personal Injury Attorney, Top Attorney, Fort Worth Magazine, 2021
  • Selected by peers (Attorneys) to the best lawyers in Dallas list for a seventh consecutive year., Dallas Best Lawyers, D Magazine, 2021
  • Voted by my peers to the Fort Worth Magazine Top attorney list in Personal Injury, Top Attorney Fort Worth, Fort Worth Magazine, 2020
  • Voted 2020 Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • Voted by peers to the Fort Worth Magazine Fort Worth Top attorney list., Top Attorney Fort Worth, Fort Worth Magazine, 2019
  • Voted by my peers to the D Magazine Best Attorney list the Plaintiff's personal injury category., Best Personal Injury Attorney Dallas, D Magazine, 2020
  • Selected by peers as a best lawyer in the personal injury category, Best Lawyer Personal Injury, D Magazine, 2016
  • For a fifth consecutive year I have been voted by my peers one of the best personal injury lawyers in Dallas, Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2019
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Voted by peers as one of the best lawyers in Dallas, 2015, Best Lawyer, D Magazine, 2015
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Office Location for H. Gene Burkett

12700 Park Central Drive
Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75251

Phone: 214-333-3333

Fax: 214-265-9360

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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