Frank was born in Italy, raised in Hamilton, and has lived in Stoney Creek for a number of years. He was called to the Bar in 1976 and has distinguished himself as a fierce advocate on behalf of his clients with extensive experience at trial and all appellate levels in commercial litigation, personal injury law, professional negligence, insurance defence, and administrative law. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation since 1993.
His work in the legal and general community includes serving as a Trustee of the Hamilton Law Association, Co-Chair of its Professional Issues Committee, chairman of its Bench and Bar Committee and the Mandatory Mediation Committee of the Hamilton Law Association. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Villa and St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundations.
Frank has lectured at the Advocates Society Court House Series, the Hamilton Law Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Italian Chamber of Commerce and the the Hamilton and Toronto Construction Association. Frank has also lectured for a number of years on Advocacy at the Bar Administration Course for the Law Society of Upper Canada
Frank has been accepted as an expert witness in matters of civil litigation, trial procedure and advocacy by the Superior Court of Justice for Ontario.
Frank has been a member of the Advocates’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, Defence Research Institute, Canadian Defence Lawyers, Canadian Italian Advocates Organization, Hamilton Law Association, Hamilton Lawyers’ Club, Hamilton Construction Association, the Hamilton Criminal Lawyers’ Association, The Hamilton Club, Sons of Italy, and Knights of Columbus. Frank is a past President of the Hamilton Medical Legal Society.
Frank has also received The Edward J. Orzel, Q.C. Award for Excellence in Advocacy from the Hamilton Law Association.