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Random Profile: Jason Franklin, Dallas

For Random Profiles, we randomly pick one of our 94,000-plus attorneys and do a Q&A. We've found that every Texas lawyer has an interesting story. Will yours be next?

Best thing about being a lawyer: Helping others while constantly being challenged and learning new things.

Hobbies: Travel, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and reading

Family: Married to Amanda Sotak and have a wonderful little daughter named Morgan

Areas of practice: Personal Injury and Social Security Disability

Education: Bachelor of Science, Political Science (Summa Cum Laude) Arizona State University; Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University School of Law

Favorite saying/quote:  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and famous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world."  - Nelson Mandela

The best piece of advice ever given to you and by whom: My grandfather advised me to always take your time when weighing an important decision, but once you make the decision to never look back.

What do you think is the biggest challenge facing attorneys today? The erosion of the right to trial by jury through “contract” and through legislation that effectively denies access to the courts by individual victims and consumers.

Jason works at The Franklin Law Firm in Dallas.

You can also view Jason's TexasBar.com profile.


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It's not every day that you're randomly picked from among 94,000 peers. To commemorate, randomly-profiled attorneys receive a prize.

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