A former criminal defense lawyer if American nationality, Francis Lee Bailey Junior is also an author, businessman, television personality and an actor. Bedroom getting disbarred in the year 2011 as a lawyer, Francis was mainly licensed in Florida and Massachusetts. He has been part of some very important cases as a defense attorney like the murder case of O.J Simpson, the retrial of Sam Sheppard who was an osteopathic physician and he also worked for Albert DeSalvo who was the Boston Strangler, Carl A. Coppolino, Ernest Medina, William McCorkle and Patty Hearst. He has also been part of the DuBoc case of 1994. So without further doing, let’s check out the net worth of Bailey in 2018.
F. Lee Bailey early life
In the year 1933, Francis took birth in Massachusetts, Waltham. His father was in the occupation of advertising selling, and his mother was director of nursery school and also a teacher. When Francis was just ten years old, his parents got divorced. He went to the Cardigan Mountain School, and after passing high school, he was enrolled into Kimball Union Academy from where he graduated in the year 1950. After this, he enrolled at Harvard University but soon dropped out in the year 1952. He made this decision as he wanted to join the United States Marine Corps. Francis got a commission as an officer. Soon after his completion of flight training, Francis got Naval Aviator wings in the year 1954. At first, he was a jet fighter pilot and later he became a squadron legal officer.
In the year 1957, Francis joined the Boston University School of Law. Here it was mandatory for a student to complete a three-year course of college at an undergraduate level and the military experience that Francis had was accepted by the University in light of this criteria. In the year 1960, he finally graduated from Boston University School of Law, and he was the first in his class. Francis has been married to Patricia Shiers, Florence Gott, Lynda Hart and Froma Partney. He has three children namely, Scott F. Bailey, Brian Bailey and Bendrix L. Bailey.
F. Lee Bailey Career, Awards & Achievement
As a defense attorney, Francis has been part of several high profile cases. In the year 1954, Sam Sheppard was accused of murdering his wife. Bailey was appointed by Sam’s brother, Stephen in 1960. He was successful in this case. He has also been part of the case Albert DeSalvo. Later in the year 1966, Francis was successful in defending Carl A. Coppolino in New Jersey, but he was convicted in Florida for murdering his wife. Bailey has also been part of O.J Simpson murder case. Apart from being a defense lawyer, Francis has also been a television personality who has own show named, Good Company that was aired in the year 1967. Francis hosted another television show named, Lie detector in the year 1983.
Awards and achievements
As a defense attorney, Francis Bailey has been part of many high profile cases. The most infamous case that he has been part of is the O.J Simpson murder case. Bailey has also been the host of two very popular shows known as the Good company and Lie Detector.
Net worth of F. Lee Bailey
The net worth of this highly sought after the criminal lawyer is estimated to be around $100 thousand.
Francis Lee Bailey has been a very successful criminal lawyer. Bailey was a Harvard university student for a few months as due dropped out to join United States Marine Corps. Later Bailey enrolled into Boston University School of Law. He has been married for times and has three children.