H. Gene Burkett

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Dallas, Texas

Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P.
H. Gene Burkett
Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1994

Education: St. Mary's University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P.

12700 Park Central Drive
Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75251 Visit website


Dedicated to helping those injured by the poor choices and/or negligence of another, Partner Gene Burkett is a personal injury attorney with Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P. He represents the people in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and throughout Texas and beyond.  As a partner at the firm, and his experience extends to the following injury areas: 18 Wheeler and all commercial vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, construction and industrial accidents, dog bites, child injuries, 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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 90% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.frenkelfirm.com/gene-burkett/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • I have been involved in mentoring local high school boys and contributing financially to support their high school athletic programs.  Additionally I have aided in connecting the coaching staff with others to aid in financial help., 2022
  • 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:
  • 2019-2022 Texas Bar College.  Admittance requires taking a higher number of continuing education hours than required. 2019-2021, 2019
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 2022
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2022
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2022
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2022
  • , Top rated Attorney, Avvo rating 10, 2022
  • , Fort Worth Top Lawyer , Fort Worth Magazine, 2021
  • , D Best Lawyer, D Magazine, 2021
  • The readers of Addison Magazine have voted my law firm, Frenkel and Frenkel, their favorite personal injury law firm for eleven consecutive years., Favorite Personal Injury Law Firm, Addison Magazine, 2022
  • 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, 2022
  • Selected by peers (Attorneys) to the best lawyers in Dallas list for a eighth consecutive year., Dallas Best Lawyers, D Magazine, 2022
  • Voted by my peers to the Fort Worth Magazine Top attorney list in Personal Injury, Top Attorney Fort Worth, Fort Worth Magazine, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • 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
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Texas College Bar, 2021
  • Texas College Bar, 2020
  • Texas College Bar, 2019

Office location for H. Gene Burkett

12700 Park Central Drive
Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75251

Phone: 214-333-3333


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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