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Mr. Blizzard's practice is focused on criminal defense and criminal appeals in Abilene, TX, and serves clients across the state of Texas in both state and federal courts. Criminal defense includes pre-trial negotiations for plea bargains and trials of felonies and misdemeanor cases. Jacob is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has a significant practice in criminal appeals and post-conviction writs of habeas corpus. Mr. Blizzard also practices personal injury and plaintiff's side litigation.
Mr. Blizzard also has authored numerous criminal appeal briefs in Texas state and federal courts of appeals. This practice has included direct appeal following a conviction, petition for discretionary review to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 11.07 post-conviction writs of habeas corpus under Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and federal writs of habeas corpus. Mr. Blizzard has also argued his cases in oral argument before the Courts of Appeals in both state and federal courts.
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.
He is a Texas Tech University School of Law graduate and is the managing partner of Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys.
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
Prior to becoming a founding and managing partner at Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys, Mr. Blizzard:
- Practiced as a solo practitioner under the name The Blizzard Law Firm, also in Abilene, TX
- Practiced as the managing partner of Parker & Blizzard, P.L.L.C in a partnership with now retired, Quanah Parker
- Worked in an insurance defense law firm representing large national insurance companies
- Worked in criminal prosecution with the City of Lubbock.
- Worked with the Attorney General of Texas, Child Support Division
- Worked with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas
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