Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer David Frank has been an attorney since 1992. Well known among members of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Mr. Frank has devoted his practice to representing individuals accused of crimes. His practice includes defending against felony and misdemeanor charges such as robbery, assault, misapplication of fiduciary property, resisting arrest, credit card abuse, DWI cases, and possession cases. He aggressively represents clients who live throughout the state of Texas as well as clients living abroad. He uses the latest electronic legal research tools to find the cases that help his clients get results.

Below are a few of the cases Mr. Frank has successfully defended.  Feel free to review the contents or call our office at 512-499-0969.

Not Guilty of DWI

My client was found Not Guilty of DWI by a jury.  She was driving home late after spending a few hours out with friends.  She was tired and her driving was distracted.  Several times she swerved outside her lane – not dangerous but distracted.  An APD officer saw the suspicious driving and followed her for… Read more

Jury Accepts Self-Defense Claim

FACTS: Defendant was falsely accused by his 19-year-old son of Assault with Bodily Injury. We argued that this was a case of Self-Defense. The Deputies had made a mistake and we needed to show that to the jury. When the Deputies pull up, they see Defendant’s son outside the house with a bloody nose. He… Read more

Pulled over for DWI Not Guilty AV Viewer

Late one night, an Austin Police Officer pulled my client over claiming he ran a red light. My client produced an expired driver’s license (his current license was still in his wallet) and he didn’t have his insurance card, which by the way was current and valid. He gave his passenger’s name instead of his… Read more

Flat Tire Is No Reason to Stop a Driver

It was late at night and our client was heading east on a three lane divided highway in Austin, Texas. An Austin Police Officer traveling in the opposite direction spotted that client’s vehicle had a flat tire.  Smoke was coming from the wheel well.  Concerned and suspecting a prior collision, the Officer immediately turned around… Read more

Dance Instructor Found Not Guilty in Assault

AUSTIN-AMERICAN STATESMAN Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 By Steven Kreytak, American-Statesman staff COURTS Instructor cleared of 1 count A Travis County jury on Wednesday acquitted Austin hip-hop instructor Stacey Aldridge of one count of sexual assault, but Aldridge remains in jail on three additional sexual assault charges. The not-guilty verdict came after a trial this week… Read more

Mistrial declared in case of former stripper, boyfriend accused of murder

AUSTIN-AMERICAN STATESEMAN Monday, June 13, 2011 By Steven Kreytak A judge declared a mistrial Monday after a Travis County jury reported being hopelessly deadlocked on whether a former stripper and her boyfriend committed murder or aggravated robbery in the death of a strip club patron last year. Jessica Krause-Patterson, 20, and Jon Tyrell Banks, 23,… Read more

Jury deliberating in murder case

Friday, June 10, 2011 Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer A Travis County jury was deliberating late Friday in the murder trial of an Austin stripper and her boyfriend, who are accused of killing one of her customers during a robbery last year. Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer During closing arguments Friday, prosecutors said Jessica Krause-Patterson, 20, and… Read more