R. Kent Francis
Memphis
(901) 525-8721 VCARD

Education

Furman University, B.A., 2012

University of Tennessee College of Law, magna cum laude, J.D., 2015

Francis

Kent Francis is a shareholder in the firm’s Memphis office.  He focuses his practice primarily on health care liability defense, commercial transportation, and general civil litigation.

Mr. Francis represents doctors, clinics, and other health care providers in malpractice actions.  He also represents transportation companies and commercial drivers.  His practice includes representing defendants in breach of contract, bad faith, premises liability, personal injury, and pharmaceutical litigation.  Mr. Francis has tried civil matters to defense verdicts.  He has also achieved successful results for his clients through mediations and on appeal.

Mr. Francis is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Arkansas.  He ...

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Kent Francis is a shareholder in the firm’s Memphis office.  He focuses his practice primarily on health care liability defense, commercial transportation, and general civil litigation.

Mr. Francis represents doctors, clinics, and other health care providers in malpractice actions.  He also represents transportation companies and commercial drivers.  His practice includes representing defendants in breach of contract, bad faith, premises liability, personal injury, and pharmaceutical litigation.  Mr. Francis has tried civil matters to defense verdicts.  He has also achieved successful results for his clients through mediations and on appeal.

Mr. Francis is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Arkansas.  He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, the Middle District of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Arkansas, and the Western District of Arkansas.

Mr. Francis graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he served as an editor for the Tennessee Law Review.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Included in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for his work in Health Care Law
  • New Memphis Fellow, Class of 2023
  • Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court
    • Associate member, 2017-2020
  • Memphis Area Legal Services
    • Cabinet member, Equal Justice Young Lawyers Committee, 2018-2020
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Member, 2015-present
    • District 14 Representative, Young Lawyers Division, 2020-2022
    • Sponsorship, Meetings & Awards Coordinator, Young Lawyers Division, 2019-2020
    • Sponsorship Coordinator, Young Lawyers Division, 2018-2019
  • Memphis Bar Association
    • Member, 2015-present

 

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