Top Attorney – Jeff Blackburn
Amarillo, TX WW/Press/December 20, 2017 –Jeff Blackburn, Attorney, with Blackburn & Brown, LLP, was selected for inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America 2017-2018 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Blackburn & Brown is a criminal defense law firm which still believes a criminal defense lawyer should be a champion of the people. Over the last few decades, they have seen criminal defense lawyers fighting for the wrong reasons — money and the system. Blackburn & Brown still believes in their role as something greater than making a profit, but as defenders of the people and part of a community. They believe that a true criminal defense lawyer should defend the rights of the community as a whole — rights that are constantly under attack from the government.
Mr. Blackburn has been practicing law since 1986, and since then has been handling criminal defense and civil rights cases for clients throughout Texas. He also represents individuals who have been wrongfully convicted. He is the Founder and Chief Council for the Innocence Project of Texas. His track record of success and public recognition speaks volumes about his experience, knowledge, and skill. Mr. Blackburn studied at the University of Houston Law Center and is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In 2003, he received the Frank Scurlock Award for Outstanding Work in the Field of Legal Services to the Poor from the State Bar of Texas and in 2002, they him recognized as Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year. He has also been listed as a Super Lawyer for 2003-2004, and 2007-2015.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.