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.

Strippers: Club patron who was found dead had been lewd, rude

By Steven Kreytak Wednesday, June 8, 2011 The murder trial of a former stripper and her boyfriend who are accused of robbing and killing a customer last year continued in a Travis County courtroom today, with the jury hearing from a strip club manager and the customer’s wife among other witnesses. Jessica Krause-Patterson, 20, and… Read more

Stripper’s boyfriend to claim he killed patron in her defense, lawyer says

Prosecutors say couple lured customer from club to rob him By Steven Kreytak Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Elmore Allen spent his final night alive last year at the Hot Bodies Gentlemen’s Club in Southeast Austin, where he drank, flashed cash and got table dances from several strippers, including Jessica Krause-Patterson, a prosecutor said Tuesday. When… Read more

Man, 46, Pleads Guilty to Charge of Using HIV as a Deadly Weapon

By Jonathan Osborne American-Statesman Staff Saturday, April 14, 2001 Knowing he was HIV-positive, Paul Leslie Hollingsworth slept with a co-worker in 1997 — one of at least five women whom prosecutors say Hollingsworth had unprotected sex with after his 1987 diagnosis. Not long after, the woman also tested positive for the virus, which causes AIDS…. Read more

Judge Expected to Rule on Gang Injunction Today: Flowers to Decide if Precedent-Setting Legal Tool is Constitutional

Arguments in Texas’ first gang injunction case closed Wednesday with attorneys debating whether the legal tool violates the civil rights of six individuals or could bring crime-weary residents in a Northeast Austin neighborhoods a measure of peace. State District Judge Will Flowers is expected to rule on the permanent injunction today. “We need to get… Read more