Trial Lawyer John T. Burkhead Named Among 2024 Texas Rising Stars

Dallas attorney recognized for excellence in plaintiffs personal injury litigation

DALLAS Peer attorneys have again selected Dallas-based trial lawyer John T. Burkhead for the Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young attorneys, recognizing his exceptional advocacy for plaintiffs in consequential personal injury cases. 

Mr. Burkhead is a respected member of The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, one of the most renowned litigation boutiques in the Southwest. His practice emphasizes advocacy for individuals affected by trucking and transportation accidents, worksite mishaps, oilfield injuries, and hazardous product liabilities, and underscores a commitment to seeking justice for the injured.  

“At the Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, we are committed to tirelessly advocating for our clients’ best interests, ensuring they receive the support they deserve throughout their recovery,” stated Mr. Burkhead. “Being recognized for our dedication by peers within the legal community is incredibly affirming.” 

Mr. Burkhead is actively involved in professional organizations such as the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, demonstrating his commitment to staying connected with the legal community and upholding the highest standards of legal advocacy. 

The Texas Rising Stars list celebrates the exceptional contributions of the state’s leading attorneys under 40 years old or with less than a decade of legal experience. Recipients are chosen through peer nominations, independent evaluations, and assessments by distinct advisory panels. Mr. Burkhead has been consistently recognized on this prestigious list since 2016. 

The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson represents clients in cases involving complex product liability, catastrophic injury, commercial air crashes, professional negligence, and business torts. To learn more about the firm, visit 


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