Michael Francis is the founding partner of the Francis Firm and Flynn & Francis, LLP and has spent more than twenty-five years litigating personal injury and commercial litigation cases throughout the state of Texas and across the country. Michael Francis has been awarded an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was rated one of the Ten Best Personal Injury Attorneys by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
In 2019, Michael became Board Certified in Personal Injury by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Michael earned this certification by passing strict testing and qualification requirements to demonstrate his knowledge of the law of evidence, procedure and other areas of substantive law in the trial of civil cases. Only 2% of all attorneys in Texas are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.
Michael focuses his legal practice on personal injury and business litigation cases, with a particular emphasis on trucking, motor vehicle and complex commercial litigation matters. Michael has more than twenty-five years of experience litigating cases throughout the State of Texas, against many of the largest corporations and insurance companies. He has secured verdicts and settlements for clients in excess of $20,000,000.
During his early years as a litigation attorney, Michael represented and defended many of the largest trucking companies, automobile manufacturers, insurance companies, and corporations in the country. The experience of defending the largest and most intimidating companies has provided him with unique insight and understanding of these industries and a particular level of expertise that can now be utilized when bringing claims against these companies for injured victims and their families.
Michael is a proud graduate of The University of Texas, The University of Texas School of Law and Southlake Carroll High School. He is a longstanding member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice.
- Texas, 1993
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas U.S.
- District Court, Southern District of Texas U.S.
- District Court, Eastern District of Texas U.S.
- District Court, Western District of Texas
- University of Texas, Austin, TX, Juris Doctorate, 1992
- University of Texas, Austin, TX, BBA Finance & Marketing, 1990
- Southlake Carroll High School, Southlake, TX, 1986
Professional Memberships & Associations
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
- Tarrant County Bar Association
- American Association for Justice