Annelise E. DeFrank, Associate

Annelise E. DeFrank


Contact Information

717 N. Harwood, Suite 2880
Dallas, Texas 75201
Tel: 214.231.3260
Fax: 214.220.0439

Current Scope of Practice

Annelise DeFrank is a trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation across North Texas. Prior to joining Payne & Blanchard, she served as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in both Dallas and Tarrant County. During her time as a prosecutor, she tried over 40 cases including murder and intoxication manslaughter.


  • University of Texas at Dallas, B.A., 2011
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2015

Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas, 2016


Annelise was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family; boyfriend, Kaleb; and beloved cat, Alice. Personal interests include fantasy football, watching the Dallas Stars and Cowboys, hiking, and kayaking.