Jacob Blizzard

Jacob Blizzard

Blizzard & Zimmerman, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI...
  • Texas
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Summary

Mr. Blizzard is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Blizzard is one of only 5 other attorneys in Taylor County board certified in criminal law.

Mr. Blizzard's practice is focused on criminal defense in Abilene, TX. Criminal defense includes pre-trial negotiations for plea bargain and trials of felonies and misdemeanor cases. Mr. Blizzard also has a significant practice in criminal appeals and post-convictions writs of habeas corpus. Mr. Blizzard also practices personal injury and plaintiff's side litigation.

Board certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguishing accomplishment. Within the Texas legal community, board certification means an attorney has substantial, relevant experience in a select field of law, as well as demonstrated and tested special competence in that area of law. Board certification is a mark of excellence in an attorney and the only designation recognized by the State Bar of Texas to entitle the attorney to represent himself as a specialist in criminal law.

Mr. Blizzard graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law. He is the managing partner of Blizzard & Zimmerman.

Mr. Blizzard knows that clients want an attorney on their side who cares about their issues. Knowing how important personal attention is to a case, Mr. Blizzard has made it his personal commitment to dedicate his practice to helping individuals on a personal level, giving attention to specific legal needs.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Consumer Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24068558
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5th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for Northern District of Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Blizzard & Zimmerman, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
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Managing Partner. Board Certified in Criminal Law. Specialization in Criminal Trial and Appellate Defense. Also significant personal injury practice.
Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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Honors: Cum laude. Dean's list four semesters. Graduated in top 20% of class. Top Grade in Supreme Court Seminar, Business Entities, and Civil Rights Law
Activities: Article Editor for Administrative Law Journal, Mock Trial/Moot Court participant.
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University of Houston - Main Campus
B.A. (2007) | Political Science / Economics
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Honors: Cum Laude.
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Howard Payne University
Transferred schools | Political Science / Economics
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Honors: Douglas McArthur Academy of Freedom Member
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Awards
Bob Black Bar Leader's Award
Texas Tech University School of Law
Board Certified in Criminal Law
Texas board of Legal Specialization
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas # 24068558
Member
Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Abilene Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Big Country Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Vice President
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Abilene Young Lawyers Association
President
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Big Country Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Treasurer
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Publications
Articles & Publications
More Party Talk: Answers to Everyday Legal Questions for Texas Lawyers
State Bar of Texas
Where have all the Taxes Gone: Creating and Administering a Working Education System Through Universal Vouchers
Texas Tech Administrative Law Review
Speaking Engagements
Firearms and Self-defense, Taylor County
Texas Law Shield
Feature speaker at conferences on firearm laws and the law of self-defense.
Certifications
Board Certification in Criminal Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Blizzard & Zimmerman, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
441 Butternut St.
Abilene, TX 79602
USA
Telephone: (325) 676-1000
Fax: (325) 455-8842