The University of Texas at Austin

B.B.A., 2004
  • magna cum laude

The University of Texas at Austin

M.P.A., 2004

The University of Texas School of Law

J.D., 2010
  • cum laude

Bar Admission


New Mexico

Mario Franke

Of Counsel


Mario Franke is Of Counsel in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department in the El Paso office of Dickinson Wright. Mr. Franke focuses his practice on business, commercial, product liability, tort and negligence matters. He is also experienced in federal and state labor and employment litigation matters.

Mr. Franke holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master in Professional Accounting from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He also graduated with honors from The University of Texas School of Law.

Mr. Franke served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Frank Montalvo, Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. He is a C.P.A. licensed in the State of Texas and worked as an associate in the International Tax Services Group of a national "Big Four" accounting firm prior to attending law school.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2011

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • German
  • Spanish