Casey Francis has a strong desire to help people, whether it’s through her work as an attorney or her role as a volunteer for numerous community groups. She joined the Deuterman Law Group in 2011 as an associate attorney in workers’ compensation, following previous stints here as a law clerk and new client coordinator.
Casey is one of a select group of board certified specialists in workers’ compensation law practicing in North Carolina.
Since she joined the firm, Francis has been the lead attorney on workers’ comp cases involving Spanish-speaking clients with a focus on representing undocumented workers in their claims. She has unmatched experience in the state in these kinds of cases.
Francis has spoken at several Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars for the N.C. Advocates for Justice, teaching other attorneys in the state how to successfully represent undocumented clients in their workers’ compensation claims. She also planned a CLE on workers’ compensation for the N.C. Bar Association.
Casey speaks Spanish, as well as Modern Standard & Egyptian Arabic.
She is an active community volunteer, working most notably with animal rescue groups to find homes for abandoned animals and also participating in mission work through her church.
A native of Raleigh, Casey moved to the Triad as a teenager and attended Northwest High School in Greensboro. She graduated from magna cum laude from N.C. State in 2008, earning bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and International Politics with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. She earned her juris doctor with honors in 2011 from the UNC School of Law. In the same year, she was admitted to the N.C. State Bar.
Casey is vice president and founding member of the N.C. Association of Women Attorneys’ Piedmont Triad Chapter. She is a member of the N.C. Bar Association, where she serves as a council member for the Workers’ Compensation Section. She is also a member of the N.C. Advocates for Justice.