Francine Tone has been involved in the legal business for over 40 years and has been a California lawyer since 1989. She is the managing partner of Tone & Tone, Attorneys at Law. She is an Appellate Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, with a focus on real estate, business, family law, and criminal defense. She has sat as a judge pro tem for over 20 years. She is also a litigation and trial strategist helping trial attorneys shore up cases to reduce the likelihood of appeal or prevail on appeal.
Francine is a trust-building expert and author of the award-winning #1 bestselling book What Every Good Lawyer Wants You To Know: An Insider’s Guide on How to Reduce Stress, Reduce Costs, and Get the Most From Your Lawyer
. She is an emotional intelligence expert, certified to administer and coach from the most reliable emotional intelligence assessments, the EQi-2.0 and EQi-360.
In response to COVID19, Francine launched Front Porch Lawyer
, a video series to explore the humanity of lawyering with tips to improve emotional intelligence, reduce stress, and improve business practices and lifestyle. Subscribe to her YouTube Channel
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Today, in addition to practicing law, Francine Tone is the principal consultant, strategic advisor, and leadership trainer of Francine Tone & Associates LLC. Attorneys, Law Firms, and other professional firms and service-based organizations hire her to realign their relationship with their profession because most are struggling with stress, burnout, and sheer exhaustion. So she helps re-ignite their passion, crystalize innovative thinking, and implement reduced-stress problem-solving tools to enhance productivity and love of life and career.
Francine has a mission to grow businesses and lifestyles structured around relationships built on iron-clad trust using strategies supported by modern brain science. Her escaping an exceptionally challenging childhood and helping her son to recover from a severe traumatic brain injury that almost left him a vegetable fuels her drive.
Francine is also a top certified ski instructor and trainer, a scuba divemaster, a podium-finishing standup paddleboard racer and surfs her standup paddleboard in Hawaii for several weeks each year. Francine is married to her law partner and lives in the mountains near Lake Tahoe, California.
To learn how to work with Francine Tone, please visit www.FrancineTone.com
or schedule a complimentary 30-minute consultation at http://bit.ly/FToneAPPT
Available to present Continuing Legal Education Programs. Topics: Ethics, Elimination of Bias, Competence, Law Office Management, Appeals (California). Francine is an official CLE Provider in California.
Available for Emotional Intelligence Assessments, 1-on-1 Executive Coaching, and Leadership Training Programs.