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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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