Frank L. Branson


Law Offices of Frank L. Branson

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Branson has been recognized each year for nearly two decades as one of the best lawyers in America in his field based on a vote of thousands of lawyers nationwide. Those lawyers recognized are included in a publication called Best Lawyers in America. He has been president of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Branson was honored by being selected as the recipient of the 2001 War Horse Award by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association for his contributions to trial lawyers. He was also named by Forbes as one of the most successful trial lawyers in the country.

Branson serves on the Executive Board of SMU Dedman School of Law and speaks and publishes, on a regular basis, for lawyers around the country about the practice of trial law.

Southern Methodist University, LL.M., 1974
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1969
Texas Christian University, B.A., 1967

Law Practice
The Law Offices of Frank Branson, P.C., Dallas, Texas
Head of a nine-attorney law firm specializing in personal injury, professional negligence (medical, legal, engineering), products liability, business litigation and commercial torts law

Admitted to Texas bar, 1969; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eighth Circuits; U.S. District Courts, Northern and Eastern District of Texas; and Eastern District of Arkansas, Western Division

Married to Debbie Dudley Branson, an attorney. The Bransons have two children, Jennifer and Buck, who are both graduates of Southern Methodist University Law School.