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BLIZZARD AND ZIMMERMAN LAW FIRM ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNER, ATTORNEY SARAH DURHAM [ABILENE, TX, February 2024]— Blizzard and Zimmerman, Attorneys and Counselors at Law proudly announce Associate Attorney Sarah Durham has been named as the firms first female Partner. With her exceptional dedication and exemplary leadership in spearheading the Post-Conviction Division, Durham’s elevation recognizes her invaluable…

  Well, when it comes to hiring a criminal defense attorney, it’s crucial to find someone who can provide you with the best possible legal representation. What are some steps you can take to help you find and hire the right criminal defense attorney for your needs?   Start By Doing Research By researching criminal…

We would like to congratulate Yazmin Campbell of Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys for being accepted as a member of the Texas State Bar Paralegal Division. Yazmin is now the fifth paralegal for the firm joining Laura Gloria, Karisa Hagle, Kelsey LeBlanc, Madison Zajdel, all paralegals in our office. Yazmin has been a legal assistant with…

There are many steps that you have to go through to file your 2255 Writ, but there are a few important steps to filing the writ that you need to know to have the best shot at freedom for your loved one. The 2255 writ is a modern descendant of the common law petition for…

Leo Figueroa is executive director of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS)  and he recently spoke about the importance of Board Certification on a State Bar of Texas Podcast. Attorney Jacob Blizzard is the managing partner of Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys and he’s one of only 87 attorneys out of 100,000 attorneys in Texas…

You’ve hired an attorney and you may be asking yourself “How do I work with my Attorney?” Once you have decided on an attorney, met with them, and signed a retainer to get them to work on your case you need to know there are several steps you can follow to help your attorney work…

Winning an appeal in Texas state or Federal court requires capable representation. Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys strongly advocate for their clients by drawing on their experience in Texas and Federal courts and by following a strategic procedure. We also work with a team approach to each case. Discovering Mistakes and Errors in your Trial and…

There are many records you may need to gather for your Federal Writ, the 2255, and many places where you have to gather those records. Start With Your Trial Attorney One of the people who can provide records is your trial attorney. Whether you had a trial or whether you pled guilty, your trial attorney…

Typically you file the federal 2255 Writ after your conviction is final; however, there are circumstances where you may file the 2255 Writ before your conviction is final. When your conviction is final, it means that your direct appeal has already been filed and you were denied relief, and it also could mean that your…

There are many things that happen after you file your federal 2255 Writ application that you should know about to better your chances of success in seeking freedom for your loved one. Usually, the first step that occurs after the 2255 Writ is filed is that the court examines the writ. The examination is usually…

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