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F.J. Collins is a graduate of Loyola College and the University of Maryland Law School. After law school, he served as a judicial clerk on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. He has since achieved an "AV" rating, the highest rating available in the Martindale-Hubbell national directory of attorneys. Mr. Collins has concentrated his practice in the area of civil litigation with expertise in personal injury, medical malpractice and civil rights litigation, civil jury trials, overtime wage claims, labor and employment law. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and Florida and the federal courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Collins was a member of the Executive Council of the Baltimore City Bar Association for over five years and has chaired numerous committees. He has also been a lecturer for the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association regarding trial techniques. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Howard County Bar Association. He currently represents numerous unions, employees and individuals with a wide range of legal needs.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Employment: 30%
  3. Civil Rights: 30%

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    I endorse Francis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Paul H Zukerberg

    FJ is one of the very best litigators and a go-to guy in Baltimore. I endorse him 100%


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Contact info

201 N Charles St Fl 10
Baltimore, MD, 212014102


FLMember in Good Standing199006/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkMaryland Court of Special Appeals1984 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Saint Thomas More SocietyBoard Member1999 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeMember1986 - Present
Bar Association of Baltimore CityExecutive Committee1986 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A