Franks practice focuses on appellate advocacy in state and federal courts with an... more
Franks practice focuses on appellate advocacy in state and federal courts with an emphasis on employment law, constitutional torts (Section 1983), public entity defense, and insurance defense. He has handled more than 150 appellate cases and routinely consults with trial attorneys on error preservation and pre-appeal strategy. He has prosecuted and defended original actions (e.g., mandamus, pro... view profile
I enjoy being in the courtroom and representing clients in litigation matters;... more
I enjoy being in the courtroom and representing clients in litigation matters; including personal injury, domestic relations, criminal law and business disputes. I am also a trained mediator and collaboratively trained attorney who can assist clients in appropriate cases to find common ground to resolve disputes outside of the courtroom. In addition, I represent several governmental entities ... view profile
Having been born and raised in rural Wood County Ohio and growing up on a farm, I... more
Having been born and raised in rural Wood County Ohio and growing up on a farm, I bring an interesting perspective, along with a common-sense, no-nonsense approach to the practice of law. However, my professional experience in an urban setting (New York City) also lends an interesting slant to my practice, allowing me to help my clients achieve the best possible result while maintianing profess... view profile
Government attorneys focus on a particular area of government regulation. These lawyers are often called “regulatory lawyers” and can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. Some government law attorneys are also known as “public interest lawyers.” Public interest lawyers tend to focus on those areas where a large group of individuals is affected by government regulation–for example, environmental laws or anti-discrimination laws.