Bret J. Francis

Bret J FrancisBret J. Francis is of Counsel to the firm.  Attorney Francis has a diverse land use practice representing a variety of clients from individual homeowners, corporations and developers in areas including zoning law relief, requests for variances and special permits with local zoning boards as well to petitioners seeking special permits with city councils.   Mr. Francis also handles a variety of commercial litigation matters and divorce practice.

Prior to joining Scafidi Juliano, LLP, Mr. Francis was an Associate with Harnish, Jenney, Mitchell & Resh, LLP in Waltham, Massachusetts.  While there, Mr. Francis developed and expanded his land use and commercial litigation practice.

Mr. Francis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics & Finance from Bentley College.  He received a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School.   Mr. Francis completed his studies at Suffolk University Law School while working full time at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP in Boston.

Mr. Francis is a native of Waltham, Massachusetts where he lives with his fiancé and son.  Mr. Francis is also active in the community currently serving as the Sargent-At-Arms for the Rotary Club of Waltham as well on the board of directors for the LeLand Home a retirement home also located in Waltham.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

  • Criminal – Guidelines sentencing range
    Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a machine gun and to being a felon in possession of three firearms and ammunition was sentenced to 60 months, it was not plain error for the lower court not to decide, before imposing the sentence, whether the guidelines sentencing range proposed in the presentence […]
  • Criminal – Plea agreement – Sentence
    Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity was sentenced to 240 months, the sentence should be upheld despite the defendant’s claim that the prosecutor committed various breaches of a plea agreement. Affirmed. “The appellant argues that the government failed to honor the commitments […]

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