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Emmanuelle Regine Francois

Estate planning Attorney at Upper Marlboro, MD

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also known as E. Regine Francois Williams

  • State Years
    Florida - FL 4 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 15 years
    Maryland - MD 17 years
  • Licensed for 4 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2020
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2006
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Emmanuelle

Learn Emmanuelle’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Wills, Trust, Power of Attorney, Medical Directives

    13 years

  2. Probate
    Probate Administration, Trust Administration,

  3. Litigation
    real estate; contracts; landlord/tenant; consumer; insurance disputes; personal injury, and business.

    17 years

Founding attorney of Francois Williams Legal , E. Regine Francois Williams, has extensive legal experience in a wide range of case types. Working as a defense attorney for medical professionals and insurance providers has given her the knowledge to help numerous individuals and small business owners through their complex legal issues. She has litigated a wide range of civil matters for clients throughout Maryland and has assisted numerous clients in developing their personalized estate plans to suit their unique needs. Over a decade of legal experience, combined with a compassionate nature and a desire to fully understand each client’s unique goals and concerns, translates to better results for clients, no matter what their situation. 

We are a fully virtual office, with a presence in Maryland and Florida.  We help people, solve problems. 


Francois Williams Legal, LLC
9701 Apollo Drive
Suite 301
Upper Marlboro, MD, 20774
Francois Williams Legal, PLLC
401 E. Las Olas Blvd Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
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AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Francois Williams LegaL
  • 2018 - Present
  • House Counsel
  • Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Staff Attorney
  • House Of Ruth Maryland
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Partner
  • Francois Thompson Law Group
  • 2006 - 2018
  • Law Clerk
  • Hartford Immigration Court
  • 2006 - 2006
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  • University of Connecticut School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Creole
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Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Leadership Academy 20/20 Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • 2017
  • Young Lawyer Professionalism Award
  • American Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Edward F. Shea Professionalism Award
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Melody Tagliaferri-Cronin Distinguished Service Award
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • 2014
  • Leadership in Law
  • The Daily Record
  • 2014
  • Rising Stars
  • Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region
  • 2013
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  • The Daily Record (Maryland)
  • Generation J.D. Blog(s)
  • 2014

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Estate planning Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Regine is one of the most skilled, intelligent and caring attorneys I have worked with. She possesses unique analytical skills for determining the best course of action to advise to her clients. I have had the pleasure of co-counseling with Regine on several complex estate planning matters. Regine's thorough research, thought and compassion results in extremely beneficial estate plans for her clients."
Litigation Attorney | Jan 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Highly skilled Family Law practitioner. Attorney Francois cares passionately about her clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Upper Marlboro Estate planning Lawyer Emmanuelle Regine Francois
Emmanuelle Regine Francois
Estate planning Attorney
Upper Marlboro, MD
Licensed for 17 years