Frank was born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Upon graduating high school, Frank joined the U.S. Army where he was trained as a Cavalry Scout. Frank was assigned to Fort Hood, Texas where he served in both the 2nd Armored Division and the 1st Cavalry Division. He was also deployed for Operation Desert Storm. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with a V device (for valor). Frank left active duty in 1992, but continued to serve in the Texas Army National Guard and the Army Reserve.

After the Army, Frank attended Texas State University in San Marcos and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Summa Cum Laude) in 1996. Frank then attended Texas Tech University School of Law on a Regents’ Scholarship and earned his Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) in 1999.

Frank began his legal career as a litigation associate attorney with Allen, Stein & Durbin, P.C. in San Antonio, Texas. Frank represented multiple insurance companies (including State Farm and Travelers) in first-party bad faith lawsuits arising from auto and homeowner’s claims. Frank also handled a variety of complex litigation including products liability, personal injury, civil rights, wrongful death, and creditor / debtor rights.

In 2008, Frank was called to active duty as an Army Judge Advocate for a deployment to Afghanistan. Frank spent 13 months in Afghanistan. He primarily focused on fiscal law during this deployment. However, he also served as co-counsel for the government in two Courts Martial involving assault and sexual assault. Both trials resulted in convictions. Frank received multiple awards including the Meritorious Service Medal.

Upon his return from Afghanistan, Frank continued to work at Allen, Stein & Durbin, P.C. However, in 2011, duty called again. Frank was deployed to Afghanistan a second time where he served as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate and Chief of Contract and Fiscal Law for the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan. All told, Frank provided legal oversight for over $1 billion in spending for the war effort. Frank received multiple awards including the Bronze Star Medal. Frank remained on active duty upon his return to the United States, serving as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and as Soldier’s Counsel for Physical Evaluation Boards at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Frank left active duty in 2015 to work as an Assistant District Attorney in the Civil Section of the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Frank represented Bexar County in civil rights litigation, personal injury suits, employment law, and administrative hearings. He successfully litigated civil rights cases at all levels, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Frank also represented the State of Texas in civil asset forfeiture actions arising out of criminal activity.

In 2018, Frank left the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Office in order to rejoin private law practice. Frank now represents individuals, families, and companies in civil rights, wrongful death, insurance claims, personal injury, creditor/debtor rights, products liability, and commercial litigation matters. Frank also represents government employees in civil service matters and military service members in medical evaluation boards, physical evaluation boards, administrative separations, and other administrative actions.

Bar Admissions 

  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court 

Education

  • Juris Doctor - Texas Tech University School of Law, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science – Texas State University in San Marcos, 1996

Professional Associations & Memberships 

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Federal Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars