Frank Recker DDS, J.D.

Frank Recker DDS, J.D.

Frank R. Recker, Of Counsel to Flannery Georgalis, is a licensed dentist, attorney and former state dental board member whose primary focus at the firm is professional licensure defense matters. He has assisted hundreds of dentists and physicians in a multitude of legal matters. His practice has spanned over 25 years representing clients such as dentists and physicians, as well as the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Oral Facial Pain, the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the American Academy of Oral Medicine. Frank also acts as personal counsel in malpractice cases, assisting both the insurance carrier assigned counsel and the rights of the professional. With his medical background as a dentist and his knowledge of the law Frank is adept to understanding local and state governments and the legal duties and liabilities of state officials and entities. He has held various public offices in Ohio and Florida. In addition, Frank authors a “Legal Bites” section for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and presents nationwide on risk management topics, including staffing and employment issues, clinical missteps and standard of care, high-risk patients and avoiding malpractice claims. Frank is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and through his vast network, is capable of defending professionals in legal matters nationwide.


Xavier University (B.S., 1967)
The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (D.D.S., 1971)


Licensed Dentist Ohio, 1971
Licensed Dentist Kentucky, 1977
Licensed Dentist Florida, 1977

Professional Memberships

Member, Ohio State Dental Board, 1979-1985
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University (J.D. 1981)
Admitted to Ohio bar, 1981
Admitted to Florida bar, 1984
Admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1985
Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1996
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
Member, Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida Bar Associations
Member American Bar Association
Member Cincinnati, Ohio Dental Association
Member American Dental Association
Member American Association of Dental Examiners
Member American Health Lawyers Association
Member American Association of Dental Schools