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Franklyn Mickelsen Jr.

214-720-9552
Franklyn  Mickelsen
Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP
2600 State St.
Dallas, TX 75204
www.brodenmickelsen.com
Phone: 214-720-9552
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About Franklyn Mickelsen Jr.

Mr. Mickelsen is board certified in criminal law and criminal appellate law, a lifetime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a board member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a member of the Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and a member of the Dallas County Bar Association. Mr. Mickelsen is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell, ... read more »

Biography

Mr. Mickelsen is board certified in criminal law and criminal appellate law, a lifetime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a board member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a member of the Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and a member of the Dallas County Bar Association. Mr. Mickelsen is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell, an independent evaluation which identifies a lawyer with "very high to preeminent legal ability". He was also voted by his peers as a "Super Lawyer" in criminal defense in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. In 2011 and 2012 D Magazine named him a "best attorney" in Dallas in the field of criminal defense. Mr. Mickelsen has been a member of the adjunct faculty at Southern Methodist University Law School where he taught trial advocacy.

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Franklyn Mickelsen Jr. -
Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP
2600 State St.
Dallas, TX 75204
www.brodenmickelsen.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 214-720-9552

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense13.00%
Federal Crimes13.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving13.00%
Drug Crimes13.00%
Marijuana Defense12.00%
Domestic Violence12.00%
Criminal Appellate Law12.00%
White Collar Crime12.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Texas Member in Good Standing 1990

Work Experience

Position Duration
Partner and Attorney at Broden & Mickelsen 1998 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Georgetown University Juris Doctor 1990

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2014 – present
Member Douglas County Bar Association 2007 – present
Life Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2007 – present
Member,
Board of Directors
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2004 – present
Member Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2000 – present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Appellate Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2011
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 1999

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Best Criminal Defense Attorney D Magazine 2011
Best Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney D Magazine 2011

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Blogs

Dallas Criminal Defense Blog

RSS iconBroden & Mickelsen regularly cover the latest news, cases and ligation in criminal defense, impacting Texas and surrounding states.

Misleading Testimony from Texas Crime Lab Analyst Leads to Forensic Changes in Courts

Posted on Monday, November 20th, 2017

Courts and juries place credence on forensic evidence in cases. However, this is not always reliable and can be subject to human errors. Recently, misleading testimony from a Texas crime lab analyst l... [read more]

What Are Felonies and How Are They Different from Misdemeanors?

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Getting charged with a crime is always a scary experience, but being charged with a felony can be especially terrifying says Clint Broden a reputable criminal defense lawyer Anyone who is facing a fel... [read more]

The Failures that Allowed a Texas Mass Shooter to Get a Gun

Posted on Monday, November 13th, 2017

Under federal law, it is a crime for anyone with a domestic violence conviction to buy or own a gun. The system broke down with tragic consequences on Nov. 5 when Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 worshi... [read more]

Texas Wants to Make it Easier to Fire People with Criminal Records

Posted on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

One in three people has a criminal record, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidance forbids discrimination against people based on their records, but... [read more]

San Antonio Police Unit Mishandled Sex Crimes Cases

Posted on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Sex crimes are among the most difficult and problematic offenses for prosecutors, victims and defendants alike. People charged with sex offenses typically suffer serious social stigma even before conv... [read more]

Execution of Texas Killer is Postponed Amid Concerns He Would Confess to Another Murder

Posted on Monday, October 23rd, 2017

A series of proposed executions in Texas have been delayed or derailed over the last year due to legal appeals or other circumstances. The latest death row inmate to face an 11th hour reprieve was Hou... [read more]