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Frances B. Dallmeyer


Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Current Employment

  • Law Office of Frances B. Dallmeyer. Solo practitioner concentrating in General Law, Criminal Law, and Probate and Family Law. Focus on Trial Advocacy., 2006
  • Greater Lowell Bar Association Criminal Practice Sub-Committee. Chairperson from 2020-present. Focus on Continuing Legal Education setting up classes for relevant and new case law as it applies to Zealous Advocacy for our clients. Working with CPCS for approval of all CLE credits for members, 2019
  • Middlesex Defense Attorneys, Inc. Bar Advocate. Accepting appointments in Lowell District Court and Ayer District Court., 2006

Past Positions

  • Law Office of Thomas Newcomb. , Worked as a part-time attorney handling Real Estate Closings and Civil Litigation Cases.
  • Social Worker for the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. 12/1982 – 1/1995, Child Protective Case Worker. Duties included the case management of 15-20 families, in home visits, service coordination, case plan development and implementation, supervision of visitation with parents, restraining order applications, care and protection proceedings and various other duties relating to the care and protection of children.
  • Adjunct Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. 1992-1994, Class Instruction in Research Methods and Research Seminar in Criminal Justice.
  • University of Lowell Teaching Assistant. 9/1991 – 9/1992, Summer Research – Criminal Justice Information Systems and Illinois Juvenile Risk Classification Study. Classroom instruction and tutoring in: Research Seminar, Introduction to the Criminal Justice System, Computer Applications in Criminal Justice and Juvenile Delinquency. Helped to create a marketing package for the Criminal Justice Graduate Program for advertisement purposes.
  • Administrative Assistant for the Juvenile Risk Classification Study. 1/1990 – 6/1990, Analyzed significant relationships in the test data using SPSS programs and devised schemes analyzing open-ended questions.
  • Worcester County District Attorney’s Office – Administrative Assistant. 4/1989 – 6/1990 , Maintained the criminal court file with the PROMIS system. Generated daily court list for the District Court Judge and Assistant District Attorneys.
  • Worcester County Sheriff’s Department – Administrative Assistant. 1985 – 1989, Worked on the prison switchboard in Central Control. Censored prisoner mail and visitation periods.


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctorate
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts
    • M.A., Master of Arts
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association, Member