Ernest P. Francis Ltd.

Ernest P. Francis Ltd.

Over 25 years of providing Debt Collection Defense in the Washington D.C. area.

Firm Overview

Thousands of people are sued every day across the country in an effort to collects debts from them for credit cards, retail charge cards, repossession and foreclosure deficiency balances, student loans, personal loans, homeowners association dues, and student loans, to name a few. Most do nothing and have a judgment entered against them and are later surprised when they lose their bank accounts or wages. When facing an effort to collect a debt, the WORST thing that you can do is nothing. Debt collectors assume that the consumer will do nothing. Let our office advise you on ALL non-bankruptcy options, before deciding on the best course of action to take.

Main Office

Main Office
105 Oronoco St. Suite 309
Alexandria, VA 22314


(703) 683-8888


Labor & Employment Law for Employees: If you are the victim of workplace harassment, sexual harassment or wrongful termination due to age discrimination or whistle-blower retaliation, you may have a case against your former employer. Contact me ASAP!

Besides Employment Law, I work hard to help you get the best possible results in the following practice areas:

Appellate Law: I am dedicated to helping you through every aspect of the litigation process, including appeals. I have the experience necessary to successfully defend you in appellate court.

Legal Malpractice Defense: If you are an attorney in the Virginia area who has been accused of legal malpractice or professional misconduct, hire a legal malpractice defense attorney who works to protect you, your firm and your reputation.

Legal Malpractice: When you hire an attorney, you expect that he or she will act with professional conduct and integrity. If your lawyer does not uphold these obligations, you need to hire a legal malpractice attorney to protect your rights.

Professional Liability Defense: I represent Virginia professionals in professional negligence claims. I am dedicated to protecting your reputation and allowing you to continue your career.

Fighting Debt Collections: Whether you owe a debt you are unable to pay or are being mistakenly targeted by collection agencies, you do not deserve to abused by a creditor or collection agency. I help you through the debt collection process, getting you the compensation you deserve for harassment from a collector.

Medical Malpractice

Ernest P. Francis

Ernest P. Francis Ltd.

Professional Associations:

The District of Columbia Bar

Virginia State Bar

Maryland State Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Advocates

Representative Cases:

Sayyed v. Wolpoff & Abramson, 485 F.3d 226 (4th Cir. 2007)

Rawlinson v. Law Office of William M. Rudow, LLC, 460 Fed. Appx. 254 ( 4th Cir. 2011)

Salehi v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80738 (E.D. Va. 2012)

Sunga v. Rees Broome, P.C., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81970 (E.D. Va. 2010),

Vitullo v. Mancini, 684 F. Supp. 2d 747 (E.D. Va. 2010), Dikun v. Streich, 369 F. Supp. 2d 781 (E.D. Va. 2005)

Other Professional Qualifications:

Attorney-Advisor, United States Securities & Exchange Commission, 1988-1989.