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
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Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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4th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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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.
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Providence College
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Providence College Alumni Association Boston Chapter
Board of Directors
Current
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President's Council of Providence College
Member
Current
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Resurrection Parish
Parish Council Member
Current
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Hingham-Hull Babe Ruth Baseball League
Hingham, MA, Treasurer
Current
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Hingham High School Rowing Association
Board Member
Current
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Moot Court
Volunteer Moot Court Judge
Current
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Lawyers Have Heart (for the American Heart Association)
Participant
Current
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Massachusetts Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Boston, MA, USA
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