Verdicts & Recognitions
Frank is a Texas trial attorney. In the last five years, he has obtained three jury verdicts over $1,000,000.00 in Gregg and Smith counties. Frank is ranked in the Top 100 Trial Attorneys and the Top 10 Insurance Bad Faith Attorneys in Texas by the National Trial Lawyers organization.
Frank brings extensive insurance experience to Roberts & Roberts as one of the most prolific insurance expert witnesses in the country. He has testified approximately one hundred times in federal and state courts in Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Professional Background & Education
Frank began working in the insurance claims industry in January 1991. He worked his way up from a file room clerk to a catastrophic workers’ compensation adjuster, investigating complex industrial injury claims. He holds multi-lines adjuster licenses in Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Frank received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1993 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 1998. After graduating from law school, Frank began working as an insurance defense lawyer. He represented large corporations and most of the major Texas insurance companies. In 2002, Frank began representing injury victims in East Texas and proudly continues to do so today.
Certifications & Licenses
Frank has special competence in industrial and work-related injuries and has handled thousands of such claims as an adjuster and attorney. He is OSHA certified and SafeLand Drilling Certified by the Petroleum Education Council. Frank taught insurance adjusters how to handle claims as an approved provider through the Texas Department of Insurance. He is a frequent lecturer to other lawyers and has twice testified at the Texas Legislature on behalf of injured workers.
Frank is licensed to practice law in all federal and state courts in Texas. He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Workers’ Compensation Law. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Frank was born in Austin, Texas, in 1967 but grew up in Longview where he was co-captain of the Longview High School debate team. He went on to debate for Kilgore Junior College where his team won the national junior college debate tournament in 1988.
Frank lives and works in Longview. He and his wife are the proud parents of three daughters and one granddaughter.