Latoya A. Francis-Williams

Criminal Defense

About Latoya A. Francis-Williams

Latoya Francis-Williams, Esq. is a first generation American raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of Morgan State University and University of Baltimore School of Law. Mrs. Francis-Williams was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 2011 and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in 2012. She began her work with the Maryland District Court immediately after obtaining her J.D. Attorney Francis-Williams has maintained a high level of work ethic and practice ever since. Mrs. Francis-Williams is not afraid to take the lead on controversial matters assisting 26 judges on the law as a Judicial Clerk. Using the freedom of being an independent thinker and passion for the law to effect change both within and outside the legal community, Mrs. Francis-Williams has been involved in a number of worthy efforts to help those in need from working with the Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland to beginning an apprenticeship program for minority law students. She is an intensely passionate thinker in both the civil and criminal arenas and always uses her powers of persuasion for good. She is a major proponent of safeguarding the fundamental rights of all people and is not afraid to fight to preserve them. As a result of her efforts, Mrs. Francis-Williams was recently awarded the prestigious Black Law Students Association Image Award in 2011 and Alumnus of the year in 2012. Mrs. Francis-Williams began her own law practice, The Law Office of Latoya A. Francis-Williams, LLC., in 2012, focusing her practice areas on civil and criminal defense work, domestic matter, victims’ rights and Fair Housing practices. Shortly thereafter, Attorney Francis-Williams began working with the world renown, Law Offices of A. Dwight Pettit, P.A., expanding her repertoire to include personal injury, and police brutality/excessive force cases. Currently, Mrs. Francis-Williams chairs the Membership Committee for Monumental City Bar Association. Founded in part by the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in 1935 as a coalition of Black lawyers promoting justice for all people, Monumental City Bar Association remains one of the premier Bar Associations in the State of Maryland. Mrs. Francis-Williams is also a member of the National Bar Association (NBA), Alliance of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA), American Bar Association (ABA), Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity (PDP). In addition, Mrs. Francis-Williams can be seen making career connections for minority law students through “The Practice,” an apprenticeship program she began her last year of law school with the assistance and generosity of the great Attorney William “Billy” H. Murphy, Jr., Esq. Mrs. Francis-Williams have years of experience in the business of uplifting the black community through community development and now the practice of law. In her free time she enjoys exercising and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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Law Office of Latoya A. Francis-Williams, LLC


PO Box 451 Randallstown Maryland 21133

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Criminal Defense,Personal Injury,Civil Rights

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University of Baltimore 2011

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