Jacob Blizzard

Jacob Blizzard

Blizzard & Zimmerman, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI...
  • Texas
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Mr. Blizzard is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Blizzard is one of only 5 other attorneys in Taylor County board certified in criminal law.

Mr. Blizzard's practice is focused on criminal defense in Abilene, TX. Criminal defense includes pre-trial negotiations for plea bargain and trials of felonies and misdemeanor cases. Mr. Blizzard also has a significant practice in criminal appeals and post-convictions writs of habeas corpus. Mr. Blizzard also practices personal injury and plaintiff's side litigation.

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.

Mr. Blizzard graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law. He is the managing partner of Blizzard & Zimmerman.

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.

Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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.
University of Houston - Main Campus
B.A. (2007) | Political Science / Economics
Honors: Cum Laude.
Howard Payne University
Transferred schools | Political Science / Economics
Honors: Douglas McArthur Academy of Freedom Member
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.
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.
Board Certification in Criminal 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
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Current
Abilene Bar Association
- Current
Big Country Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Vice President
Abilene Young Lawyers Association
Big Country Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
United States District Court for Northern District of Texas
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Consumer Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Blizzard & Zimmerman, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
1369 Sayles Blvd.
Abilene, TX 79605
Telephone: (325) 676-1000
Fax: (325) 455-8842