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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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Contact Information

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
Federal Crimes17.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving17.00%
Criminal Appellate Law14.00%
Appellate Law11.00%
Criminal Defense8.00%
Drug Crimes7.00%
Marijuana Defense7.00%
Sex Crimes7.00%
Domestic Violence6.00%
White Collar Crime6.00%

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
Member,
Board of Directors
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2004 – present
Member Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2000 – present
Life Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 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.

Guidelines for Sex Offenders in Texas

Posted on Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Not every convicted sex offender has to comply with the public registry for life. Here’s how a sex offender in Texas can apply for deregistration. Anyone who is convicted of a sex crime in Texas... [read more]

Does Your White-Collar Crime Lawyer in Texas Stack Up?

Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Embezzlement is a serious crime that can impact the rest of your life. Learn about embezzlement charges and the key defenses used by white-collar crime attorneys in Texas. Embezzlement is a type of th... [read more]

Texas Criminal Justice Reforms May Inspire National Changes

Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Texas has a reputation for being a tough state for law and order with heavy sentences handed down to offenders. However, the Lone Star State’s initiatives to find alternatives to prison are help... [read more]

Stand Your Ground with an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Stand your ground laws protect a citizen’s right to self-defense. Find out what the laws are in Texas and when they can be applied. When Is it Legally Acceptable to Use a Stand Your Ground Defen... [read more]

Can Police Use Drug Sniffing Dogs to Search Your Car?

Posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Dogs have a much more highly developed sense of smell than humans, so it makes sense that police use them as working animals for a variety of purposes. Canine units can search for missing persons, det... [read more]

What Is Doctor Shopping in Texas and Is It a Serious Crime?

Posted on Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Illegally seeking additional prescriptions for pain medication is considered doctor shopping and it’s a serious crime in Texas. Here’s what you need to know. Prescription drug abuse and mi... [read more]