Jacob Blizzard

Jacob Blizzard

Blizzard & Zimmerman Attorneys. Here for You. Here for the Ones You Love.
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  • Texas
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Jacob Blizzard stands out in the legal field, recognized for his exceptional skills and profound contributions as an attorney. His unparalleled dedication to the practice of law is demonstrated by his nationally recognized achievements and the professional certification that distinguishes him within the legal community.

Born and raised in the Texas, Jacob Blizzard pursued his dream of becoming an attorney at the Texas Tech University School of Law, where he honed his skills and prepared to leave an indelible mark on the legal world. Post-graduation, he quickly demonstrated his competence and dedication, leading him to become the managing partner at Blizzard & Zimmerman Attorneys, a renowned law firm known for tackling complex legal challenges not only in Abilene but statewide.

His tenacious pursuit of legal mastery has led him to earn dual board certification in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – a distinction that sets him apart from his peers. This dual certification is not only a testament to his expertise but is a rare achievement shared with only a handful of other attorneys across the state of Texas.

Jacob's career is highlighted by a series of impressive milestones. With extensive experience in appeal, criminal defense, and appellate court appearances within the Texas state and United States federal courts, his prowess in the courtroom is indisputable. He is particularly noted for his ability to construct and deliver compelling arguments during oral proceedings before various appeals courts, showcasing his exceptional oratorical skills.

Further spotlighting his expertise, the Seventh Administrative Judicial Region of Texas recognizes Jacob as one of two attorneys qualified for appointment as Lead Appellate Counsel in Texas capital cases where the death penalty is sought. This recognition speaks volumes about his proficiency and the esteem he holds amongst his professional community.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
DUI & DWI
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon 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
- Current
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
Board Certified Criminal Appellate Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
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
Board Certification in Criminal Appellate
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys
Blog
Jacob Blizzard Results
Blog
Jacob Blizzard - Federal Appeals
Contact & Map
Blizzard & Zimmerman Attorneys
1174 North 3rd Street
Abilene, TX 79601
Telephone: (325) 241-3506
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Offices closed for lunch Noon to 1pm weekdays. Closed on Federal Holidays. Free Parking, Handicapped accessible.
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