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FRANCES T. LYNCH was born in the United Kingdom and attended undergradute school
at the University of Colorado, where she graduated with honors. Prior to
receiving her law degree from the University of Arizona in 1988, where she wrote
for and edited the Arizona Law Review, Ms. Lynch worked in Colorado as a
newspaper reporter.

During the past twenty years, she has published
articles, columns and essays, appeared as a legal expert on talk radio
throughout the United States, has served as a technical consultant for the film
industry, and is the author of the book Draw The Line: Guide to A Sexual
Harassment Free Workplace, (Oasis Press 1995).

Ms. Lynch has a strong
interest in public service. She worked for Southern Arizona Legal Aid and was
formerly Program Director for the Tohono O'Odham Advocate Program. Ms. Lynch has
practiced in both Tucson and Phoenix and has litigated hundreds of trials
throughout Arizona. She served a term as Presiding Judge for Oro Valley
Magistrate Court and also served as a Judge Pro Tempore for Pima County. Ms.
Lynch is also a contributing author to "World of Criminal Justice," (2001)
"Encyclopedia of Everyday Law," (2002) "Notable Black American Women," (2002)
and "American Law," (2003) all published by The Gale Group. She is presently
working on a series for


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 44%
  2. Wrongful Death: 39%
  3. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%
  4. Insurance: 4%
  5. Other: 8%
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    Frances is not only an amazing attorney but also an awesome human being. She is compassionate and committed to bring justice for the injured victims. She is also a brilliant problem-solver. I highly recommend Frances.


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Contact info

Bache & Lynch

2200 East Speedway
Tucson, AZ, 85719


AZActive 198805/23/2015
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law ReviewUniversity of Arizona1988
Law ReviewUniversity of Arizona1987
Law ReviewUniversity of Arizona1986
Cum LaudeUniversity of Colorado, Boulder1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBache & Lynch2002 - Present
N/AMonroe & Associates, PC1999 - 2002
N/ASouthern Arizona Legal Aid1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1988 - Present
Pima County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, Gale Group (Thomson/West) - Contributing AuthorWest's Encyclopedia of American Law2004
Notable Black American Women, Gale Group (Thomson/West) - Contributing AuthorNotable Black American Women2004
Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, Gale Group (Thomson/West) - Contributing AuthorEncyclopedia of American Law2002
World of Criminal Justice, Gale Group (Thomson/West) - Contributing AuthorWorld of Criminal Justice2001
Draw The Line: Guide to A Sexual Harassment Free Workplace (Oasis Press)Draw The Line: Guide to A Sexual Harassment Free Workplace1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Colorado - BoulderHumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Technology in Law Practice (Seminar)Technology in Law Practice2008
Media Law (Semester Course)Media Law1994