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Franklyn Mickelsen Jr.
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 »
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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|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||13.00%|
|Criminal Appellate Law||12.00%|
|White Collar Crime||12.00%|
|Texas||Member in Good Standing||1990|
|Partner and Attorney at Broden & Mickelsen||1998 – present|
|Georgetown University||Juris Doctor||1990|
|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|
Board of Directors
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||2004 – present|
|Member||Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||2000 – present|
|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
|Best Criminal Defense Attorney||D Magazine||2011|
|Best Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney||D Magazine||2011|
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