Frank B. Jackson

Frank B. Jackson — Attorney in Hendersonville, NC
Frank Jackson moved back to Hendersonville, his hometown, after an eight-year stint in Chapel Hill, where he trained under well-known litigation attorney John T. Manning. After working for several general practice firms as an associate, then partner, Jackson decided to start his own firm in February of 1994. Along the way, Jackson has twice been selected as one of North Carolina's preeminent attorneys, has served two terms as District Bar President as well as President of the Henderson County Bar. Beginning with the University of North Carolina Law Review, Jackson has authored numerous articles in the fields of civil litigation and estate administration. Jackson continues to maintain a busy litigation practice, which includes personal injury, wrongful death, construction law, estate-related litigation, family law, and estate administration practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law
  • Probate
  • Business Law and Contracts
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Spousal Support

Professional Memberships

  • Henderson County Bar Association
    • Past President
    • First President, 29B Judicial District
  • North Carolina Bar Association(Member, Sections on: Family Law; Estate Planning; Civil Litigation)
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar (Member, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1987)
  • American Association for Justice
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • American Trial Lawyers Association


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1971
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1969

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 1972
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1972
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1980

Professional Accomplishments

  • NBI Seminar, "Probate Process from A to Z." Initial filing on 12/16/2013 - Ethics.
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Bills and Notes
  • Author, "The Public Trust Doctrine," 49 North Carolina Law Review 973, 1971
  • Contributor, North Carolina Complaints Manual, 1985
  • Contributor, North Carolina Advanced Litigation Skills for Paralegals, 2000
  • Contributor, Basics of Legal Assisting in North Carolina, 2002
  • Member, North Carolina College of Advocacy, 1981
  • Certified Mediator
  • Chairman, Bar Candidate Committee for the 29th Judicial District