Francis T. O'Brien Jr.

Francis T. O'Brien Jr.

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime...
  • Florida, Massachusetts
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Summary

Francis T. O’Brien, Jr. is of counsel to Parker / Scheer, LLP and serves as director of the firm’s criminal practice group. Formerly a founding partner of the Boston trial firm, Wheeler & O’Brien, P.C., Mr. O’Brien brings twenty years of experience in the field of criminal defense.

A member of the Massachusetts and Florida state bars and the federal bar in Massachusetts, Mr. O’Brien has also represented clients on criminal state and federal matters in more than twenty states.

Mr. O’Brien’s practice concentrates on all areas of criminal defense, including white collar, crimes of violence, fraud, narcotics, motor vehicle offenses and operating under the influence. He has extensive experience in issues relating to search and seizure as well as issues arising in the defense of operating under the influence.

Having successfully handled hundreds of cases of individuals charged with operating under the influence and other motor vehicle offenses, Mr. O’Brien also has considerable experience with related issues involving license suspensions and requests for license reinstatement. He frequently represents clients before the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Board of Appeal for the Registry.

Mr. O’Brien also has extensive state appellate experience, having argued before the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts as well as the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. One the federal level he is admitted to practice before the First, Second, Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Massachusetts
1st Circuit
2nd Circuit
4th Circuit
7th Circuit
Professional Experience
Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer
Wheeler & O'Brien, P.C.
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Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Francis T. O'Brien was a founding partner of Wheeler & O'Brien, P.C., a Boston trial firm. In this position, he gained twenty years of experience in the field of criminal defense.
Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D.
Providence College
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
Professional Associations
Board of Directors
Providence College Alumni Association Boston Chapter
Current
Member
President's Council of Providence College
Current
Parish Council Member
Resurrection Parish
Current
Hingham, MA, Treasurer
Hingham-Hull Babe Ruth Baseball League
Current
Board Member
Hingham High School Rowing Association
Current
Volunteer Moot Court Judge
Moot Court
Current
Participant
Lawyers Have Heart (for the American Heart Association)
Current
Member
Massachusetts Bar Association
Current
Member
American Bar Association
Current
Member
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)
Current
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Current
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Boston, MA, USA