John Burkhead

John Burkhead

The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C.

Recognized since 2022

Dallas, Texas

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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John Burkhead has been part of trial teams that successfully secured jury verdicts representing individuals who have suffered injuries in truck crashes, transportation accidents, and other acts of recklessness and negligence. Also, he represents clients and prominent professionals in complex business disputes. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and can fluently speak, read, and write in Spanish. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Frank L. Branson in 2010, John was a judicial intern for Federal District Judge Ed Kinkeade of the Northern District of Texas.

Practice Areas:

  • Transportation Injuries
  • Dangerous Products
  • Utility Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Business Litigation

  • Highland Park Place, Suite 1800
    4514 Cole Avenue
    Dallas, TX 75205
  • Baylor University, JD, graduated 2009
  • University of Richmond, B.A., cum laude, graduated 2006
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2010
  • State Bar of Texas - Litigation Section, Antitrust and Business Litigation Section - Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, former Co-Chair Judiciary Committee, former Co-Chair Membership Committee - Former Co-Chair
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation - Life Fellow
  • American Association for Justice - Business Torts Section, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section, Products Liability Section, Professional Negligence Section - Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court - Associate
  • American Bar Association - Litigation Section, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section - Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, former Vice-Chair Entertainment Committee, Business Litigation Section. Trial Skills Section. Tort and Insurance Practice Section - Member

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, 2022-2024
  • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2016-2023
  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, 2014 and 2021
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018
  • One to Watch - Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2011


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