David Francisco focuses his practice on criminal defense, appeals and other post-conviction matters, and family law. A veteran trial attorney with 68 jury trials to verdict, David brings a wealth of procedural knowledge and courtroom experience to his clients.
Prior to establishing Francisco Britton LLP, David was a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Elkhart County for over 10 years where he established a reputation for handling complex criminal matters. He successfully prosecuted 13 murder cases, including one capital murder conviction resulting in a sentence of life without parole. In addition to murder cases, he was also responsible for prosecuting other major felonies such as attempted murder, armed robbery, drug dealing and manufacturing, child victim crimes, burglaries, conspiracies, and racketeering cases. David has litigated over 100 post-conviction relief proceedings.
David is active in the community. He presently serves on the Board of Directors for the Northern Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross, and is a member of the Elkhart Noon Kiwanis Club and the Elkhart League of Women Voters. David previously volunteered as a coach for the mock trial teams of the University of Notre Dame Law School and South Bend John Adams High School. David is a member of the American Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association.
• B.A., University of California, Los Angeles - 1998
• J.D. cum laude, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law - 2005
• Indiana - 2005
• California - 2015