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William Francis

William Francis

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Trial attorney. DUII defense specialist. Founding partner of Carini & Francis.


William Francis is an Oregon trial attorney specializing in the defense of persons accused of major traffic crimes, including driving under the influence of prescription medications, controlled substances and alcohol (DUI or DUII).


Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Oregon, and all state courts in Oregon. In private practice since 1994.


PROFESSIONAL AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS


Oregon State Bar, National College for DUI Defense, Jackson County Bar Association, American Inns of Court. Disciplinary Board Member, Oregon State Bar, Arbitrator, Oregon State Bar.


ACADEMIC


Mastering Scientific Evidence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana


Graduate, National College for DUI Defense, convening at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts


Certificate of Completions, combined conferences of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada


Police certification training in drug recognition expert (DRE) protocols, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Certificate of Completion, approved curriculum for DUI – DUII Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and International Association of Chiefs of Police, Los Angeles, California


Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Willamette University College of Law


Doctor of Jurisprudence, Willamette University College of Law


Master of Arts, University of Arizona


Undergraduate, Suffolk University, Boston University


 


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I endorse this lawyer and the remarkable work that gets done for clients.

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    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Lynn M Myrick

    I endorse this lawyer as a highly respected and skillful advocate for his clients.

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    Lynn Myrick Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

Carini & Francis, Attorneys

1555 E. McAndrews Road #302
Suite 302
Medford, OR, 97504

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive199408/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Completion: Mastering Scientific EvidenceTexas Criminal Defense Layers Association2014
Certificate of Completion: DWI Means Defend with IntegrityNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2013
Graduate, Summer Session, Convening at Harvard Law SchoolNational College for DUI Defense2013
Certification: Drug Recognition EvaluatorPlatt and Associates2013
Certificate of Completion: DWI Means Defend with IntegrityNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2012
Graduate, Summer Session, Convening at Harvard Law SchoolNational College for DUI Defense2012
Certification: Police Field Sobriety Testing, Orange County, CALaPier and Associates2011
Graduate, Summer Session, Convening at Harvard Law SchoolNational College for DUI Defense2011
Certificate of Completion: DWI Means Defend with IntegrityNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
Admitted to PracticeUnited States District Court, District of Oregon2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Judicial CandidateJackson County Circuit Court2014 - 2014
Board MemberOregon State Bar Disciplinary Board2013 - Present
ArbitratorOregon State Bar2012 - Present
PartnerCarini & Francis2010 - Present
Board MemberOregon State Bar Executive Committee, Family Law Section2000 - 2005
PresidentWilliam Francis, PC1996 - 2010
AttorneyRichardson, et al1994 - 1996

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Inns of CourtMember2013 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Disciplinary BoardBoard Member2013 - Present
Oregon Mock Trial CompetitionVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Executive Committee, Family Law Section, Oregon State BarBoard Member2000 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. G.S.NOT GUILTY OF DUII
State v. B.F.NOT GUILTY OF DUII
State v. T.T.NOT GUILTY OF DUII

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Medford Mail TribuneFrancis Will Run for Circuit Court Judge2014

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawN/ACertificate in Dispute Resolution1993
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of ArizonaJournalism and Mass CommunicationMA - Masters1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Sunrise with CraigJudges and Politics2014
2014 Primary Candidates' ForumThe Judicial Candidates2014