Frances Phares

Frances Phares

Attorney of Counsel
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Louisiana
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Frances M. Phares is of counsel to Wisner Baum where she concentrates her practice on pharmaceutical product liability, toxic tort cases and major transportation accidents. Known for the caring attentiveness she brings to each case, Fran has been honored with the Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Silver award and the Avvo Clients’ Choice award. To schedule a free consultation, contact Wisner Baum today.

Education
Loyola University New Orleans
M.S. (2016)
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Loyola University New Orleans
Master of Pastoral Studies (2012)
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Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1981)
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Louisiana State University - University of New Orleans
B.S. (1975)
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Cunningham v. SmithKline Beecham, 255 F.R.D. 474
Doe v. Parauka 714 So. 2d 701
Forst v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 602 F.Supp.2d 960
Forst v. Smithkline Beecham Corp., 639 F.Supp.2d 948
Grisham v. Philip Morris USA 40 Cal.4th 623, 151 P.3d 1151, 54 Cal.Rptr.3d 735
Grisham v. Philip Morris USA 403 F.3d 631
Grisham v. Philip Morris USA 482 F. 3d 1131
Knipe v. SmithKline Beecham, 583 F.Supp.2d 553
Knipe v. SmithKline Beecham, 583 F.Supp.2d 602
Smith v. Cutter Biological 770 So.2d 392
State v. Marquer 446 So. 2d 1258
State v. Paquette 423 So. 2d 797
Tucker v. GlaxoSmithKline 2006 WL 753128
Tucker v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 596 F.Supp.2d 1225
Tucker v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 701 F.Supp.2d 1040
Awards
AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating through Martindale Hubbell
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Client Champion Silver Award - Martindale Hubbell, 2019-2021
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California Powerhouse, Law360 Regional Powerhouse Series, 2021
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Listed, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™
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Listed, The Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™
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Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar
Member
Current
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22nd Judicial District Court Bar Association
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Louisiana Counseling Association
Member
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American Group Psychotherapy Association
Member
Current
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American Counseling Association
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American Counseling Association
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Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International
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Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bio
Website
Wisner Baum
Contact & Map
Wisner Baum
11111 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 1750
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Telephone: (310) 909-8212
Fax: (310) 909-8212
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Wisner Baum
100 Drakes Landing Road, Suite 160
Greenbrae, CA 94904
Telephone: (415) 873-4775
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed