Francine K. Weiss

E-mail MeFrancine K. Weiss

Of Counsel since 1992
Mediator, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 1990
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Phone:
202-331-9260
Fax:
866-452-5789
Email:

FRANCINE WEISS has served as Of Counsel with KCNF since 1992. Ms. Weiss received her education at: University of California at Berkeley (B.A., with honors, 1971) and Loyola University of Los Angeles (J.D., 1974), where she was a member of the Loyola Law Review. In addition to her busy practice, Ms. Weiss is the Author of numerous articles such as: "Index to the Legislative History of P.L. 95-555, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978," February, 1979; "Older Women and Job Discrimination: A Primer," sponsored by The Older Women's League, 1984; "Pay Equity for Older Workers and Women: An Issue of Growing Importance to Public Affairs Officers," Public Affairs Review, 1985; and "Employment Discrimination Against Older Women," Lefcourt, C. Women and the Law, Clark Boardman Co., Ltd., 1989.

Ms. Weiss has served as a mediator with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 1990 and previously served as a Director of the Women's Bar Association Foundation (1991). Ms. Weiss has been a member of numerous organizations including: the Washington Psychiatric Association Foundation, the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, the District of Columbia Bar (Member, Section on Labor; Co-Chair, EEO Committee, Labor Section); and the State Bar of California.

She is admitted to practice before the courts of: California; District of Columbia; and Maryland. In addition, Ms. Weiss is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1992

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Labor Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975
  • District of Columbia, 1977
  • Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • LL.B. - 1974
    • Law Review: Loyola Law Review, Member
  • University of California at Berkeley
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Honors: With Great Distinction

Published Works

  • "Index to the Legislative History of P.L. 95-555, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978", February, 1979
  • "Older Women and Job Discrimination: A Primer", The Older Women's League, 1984
  • "Pay Equity for Older Workers and Women: An Issue of Growing Importance to Public Affairs Officers", Public Affairs Review, 1985
  • "Employment Discrimination Against Older Women", Lefcourt, C. Women and the Law, Clark Boardman Co., Ltd., 1989

Classes/Seminars

  • Sex Harassment, Age Discrimination and Trial Practice in Discrimination Cases, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, D.C. Bar, 1990 - 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Womens Bar Association Foundation, Director, 1991 - 1994
  • Washington Psychiatric Association Foundation, Member
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Section on Labor, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Labor Section, Co-Chair, EEO Committee
  • State Bar of California, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Barnett & Weiss, Partner, 1988 - 1991
  • Francine K. Weiss, Esq, Partner, 1983 - 1988
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Section of Labor, District of Columbia Bar, Co, Chair, 1982 - 1986
  • Seifman, Semo & Slevin, Senior Associate, 1979 - 1982
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, General Counsel's Office, 1977 - 1979
  • Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, 1974 - 1977