Trial lawyer since 1994. Practice devoted to criminal defense. Felonies, misdemeanors and major traffic crimes, including driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances and prescription medication (DUI or DUII). Founding partner, Carini & Francis. Graduate, National College for DUI Defense, convening at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Continuing legal education at combined conferences of National College for DUI Defense and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Advanced, interdisciplinary training in police-certified drug recognition (DRE) protocols, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013. Specialized training, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and International Association of Chiefs of Police-approved curriculum for DUI – DUII Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Los Angeles, California, 2011. Admitted to practice before United States District Court, District of Oregon, and all state courts in Oregon. Member, Oregon State Bar, National College for DUI Defense, National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Jackson County Bar Association, American Inns of Court. Arbitrator, Oregon State Bar. Candidate, Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Board. Former Member, Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, Jackson / Josephine County Local Professional Responsibility Committee.
Juris Doctor, Willamette University College of Law. Master of Arts, University of Arizona. Undergraduate, Suffolk University, Boston University.
See, also, William Francis, Attorney