Judge Elizabeth Frizell understands the challenges and issues victims, defendants, families, and attorneys face. She has tried or presided over hundreds of cases over the past 20 years and most recently as Judge of Criminal District Court 7.
Judge Frizell knows the law and her experience working with domestic violence and targets of human trafficking provides a unique insight into the criminalization of victims of abuse. She strives to be fair and impartial to make sure both sides have an opportunity to be heard and considered. Judge Frizell is a leader in the community and is respected for her judicial temperament, fair application of the law, common sense compassion and integrity.
Judge Frizell was elected as Judge of Dallas Criminal District Court 7 before returning to private practice in March of 2017. Judge Frizell was elected as presiding Judge of Dallas County Criminal Court 11 for 8 years and before that time, worked as a Municipal Judge for 10 years.
During her time as a Municipal Judge, she served overlapping appointments with the City of Balch Springs for 10 years, City of Dallas for 9 years, City of Princeton for 3 years and the City of Lucas for 6 years. She is well respected in the legal and judicial community across all of Dallas County.
After graduating from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, she worked for the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office, Texas General Land Office, Texas Attorney General’s Office and ran a successful private practice.
Her range of experience within the legal profession and at all levels of the government uniquely qualify her to serve as your next Dallas County District Attorney.