Francis Lee Bailey Jr. is an American former criminal defense attorney best known for representing O.J. Simpson in his 1995 murder trial. For most of his career he was licensed in Florida and in Massachusetts, where he was disbarred in 2001 and 2003, respectively. Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case. He was disbarred in Massachusetts and Florida for misconduct while defending his client Claude Louis DuBoc. In 2014, he was denied a law license by the Maine Board of Bar Examiners and the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
|Born:||Francis Lee Bailey Jr, June 10, 1933, Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Residence:||Yarmouth, Maine, U.S.|
|Education:||Harvard University, Boston University (LLB)|
|Occupation:||disbarred Lawyer, businessman, author, actor, television personality|
|Employer:||Bailey & Elliott Consulting|
|Known for:||Defense attorney for, Albert DeSalvo "The Boston Strangler", Sam Sheppard (appeal), Carl A. Coppolino, George Edgerly, Ernest Medina, Patty Hearst, 1994 DuBoc case, O. J. Simpson, William McCorkle Attorney for, Korean Airlines Flight 007 family victims|
|Television:||Host of Good Company (1967), Host of Lie Detector (1983)|
|Spouse(s):||Froma Portney (div. 1972)|
|Partner(s):||Debbie Elliott (former partner)|
|IMDb:||F. Lee Bailey's IMDb|
About F Lee Bailey
Criminal defender who represented such infamous clients as O.J. Simpson, The Boston Strangler (Albert DeSalvo), and Patty Hearst. He also defended Captain Ernest Medina, a United States Army officer blamed for the My Lai Massacre of the Vietnam War.
After dropping out of Harvard University to serve in the United States Marine Corps, he earned a law degree from Boston University.
Early in his career, he defended accused wife- murderer Dr. Sam Sheppard.
He married four times and divorced three times. He was the father of a son named Scott.
He and Robert Kardashian were both lawyers involved in the O.J. Simpson case.
Information related to F. Lee Bailey
- O. J. Simpson murder case
- Criminal defense lawyers
- Boston University School of Law alumni
- Massachusetts lawyers
- United States Naval Aviators