Auburndale, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers

John Scheft
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Free Consultation! Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense Lawyer!

I represent those facing criminal charges with exceptional determination, knowledge and skill. I aggressively advocate for the criminally accused! Visit my website for reviews and results. Call for a free consultation!
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Dennis Benzan Esq.
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Free Consultation! Determined Criminal Defense Attorney! Legal Expertise!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all aspects of criminal defense charges. If you have been charged with a crime, call for a free consultation! Visit my website to see case results and client testimonials.
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Christopher W. Spring Esq.
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience

I am a former Middlesex County assistant district attorney. My entire practice is dedicated to defending people accused of crimes. I practice in every superior and district court in Eastern Massachusetts.... Read More »
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Matthew Foti
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney

Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts
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Nicholas J. LaFountain
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Watertown, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(617) 926-8944 507 Mt. Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Adam C Russell
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Brighton, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(617) 221-3244 309 Washington Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
If you have been charged with a crime of some kind, you need to know where you can find the aggressive defense you need. At Russell Defense Firm, you can have confidence that your case rests in competent and reliable hands, because a Brighton criminal defense lawyer here has a proven reputation. Attorney Russell has supported many others who are facing criminal charges, and he is prepared to fight for you throughout your entire case. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern Maine and his Juris Doctorate at Thomas M. Cooley. He has been admitted...
Steven Ballard
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Wellesley Hills, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(781) 591-2750 354 Washington Street
Suite 323
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Jefferson Boone
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Brighton, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(617) 782-8210 311 Washington St.
Brighton, MA 02135
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
General practice of law, concentrating on individuals and small business.
Heather Virginia Baer
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Wellesley Hills, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Criminal, Business, Employment and Probate
Boston University School of Law
Heather Baer has over 20 years of legal experience with an extensive courtroom background. Heather has tried over 50 jury trials and approximately 100 bench trials. Heather regularly handles business law, employment law and criminal defense cases.
Ross E. Mitchell
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West Newton, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(617) 965-7010 4 Allston Street
West Newton, MA 02465
Criminal, Business, Consumer and White Collar Crime
Pamela Lindmark
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Newton, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(617) 964-4417 LAW OFFICES OF PAMELA LANDMARK
1330 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459
Criminal, Appeals, Estate Planning and Immigration
Stephen Neyman Esq.
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(617) 263-6800 50 Congress St
#525
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law
Attorney Stephen Neyman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Lehigh University earning a degree in government. He went on to law school in San Francisco at Golden Gate University School of Law. After law school Mr. Neyman was employed by the Law Offices of Wilhelm, Thompson, Wentholt and Gibbs where he was part of a criminal defense team. One year later Steve secured a highly coveted position as a Deputy District Attorney at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office. There, Attorney Neyman prosecuted countless cases including drug crimes, sex crimes and murders. Street gang prosecutions were also a focus...
Lissa McKinney
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Acton, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(781) 329-3373 100 Powder Mill Road
#244
Acton, MA 01720
Free ConsultationCriminal, Consumer, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Suffolk University Law School
Lissa McKinney graduated Suffolk University (1981) and Suffolk University Law School (1984) and started as a trial lawyer with the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Worcester and Boston. Her courtroom and trial experience spans 33 years and more than 1,000 bench or jury trials, probable cause hearings, restraining order hearings and evidentiary hearings. Lissa's practice concentrates on labor and employment law, personal injury, consumer fraud complaints, administrative hearings, and ALL matters of criminal defense.Out of the courtroom, she represent clients at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Department of Employment and Training, DSS Fair Hearings, disciplinary hearings of...
Steven John Topazio
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(617) 422-5803 44 School Street, Suite 1000
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
New England Law | Boston
Steven J. Topazio is a Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer who focuses his practice on criminal defense and criminal law issues in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Licensed to practice law since 1986, Attorney Topazio has successfully defended thousands of individuals charged with various criminal offenses. Over the course of his 25 year legal career, Attorney Topazio has acquired the knowledge, courtroom savvy and legal expertise from countless courtroom battles to become one of Boston's Top Lawyers.
Michael DelSignore
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Free Consultation! Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney! Aggressive Defense!

I am a dedicated and experienced criminal defense lawyer. I will provide knowledgeable and aggressive representation to your criminal charges! Visit my website for testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation.
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Richard J. Floor
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Free Consultation! Trusted and Qualified Criminal Defense Lawyer! Call for Help!

I am dedicated to defending you against criminal charges. Skilled and aggressive representation! I will fight to secure your freedom! Visit my website for case results and client reviews. Call for a free consultation!
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Rich Mucci
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Winchester, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(781) 729-3999 63 Shore Rd
#23
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Construction and Divorce
Suffolk University Law School
My full-service law practice has assisted individuals and companies satisfy their personal and professional objectives through cost-efficient negotiation and litigation results. I have an expertise in the fields of business, construction, employment, real estate, personal injury law and criminal defense. I am a trial attorney skilled in both civil and criminal matters. I have successfully tried numerous cases, both to juries and to the bench. I provide a one-stop shop to residents of Boston and the surrounding areas. I have the skill and experience of a big Boston lawyer at suburban prices.
Dakota Martin
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(617) 657-4529 35 India Street
suite 300
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and White Collar Crime
After practicing for several years as a defense attorney in Albuquerque, New Mexico, attorney Dakota D. Martin returned to Massachusetts to open a criminal defense practice in downtown Boston. Attorney Martin focuses his practice on criminal defense while taking select personal injury and civil cases. A member of Suffolk Lawyers For Justice and well established solo practitioner, attorney Martin's represents the accused in courts throughout the Commonwealth. No matter what you're facing, your case will receive the utmost attention at Dakota Martin Law. Criminal accusations can ruin lives. Defend yourself, but don't do...
Frank Fernandez
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(617) 393-0250 4 Longfellow Pl, #3502
Boston, MA 02114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Washington University School of Law
Attorney Fernandez has been litigating both criminal and personal injury cases in State and Federal Court for over 20 years. Put his vast trial experience to work for you by calling and receiving a free consultation related to your case. He began practice as a criminal prosecutor in the City of St. Louis where he gained extensive trial experience. Now as a criminal lawyer in Boston attorney Fernandez puts that trial experience to work for his private clients. Mr. Fernandez has helped college students from all over Massachusetts who face criminal charges. University students with...
Brad Bailey
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(617) 500-0252 44 School Street
Suite 1000B
Boston, MA 02108
Criminal, Appeals and White Collar Crime
University of Virginia School of Law
Brad Bailey, a Massachusetts native, graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 1980. He received his J.D. in 1983 from the University of Virginia, one of America’s premier (top 10) law schools. He began his legal career working for the New York County (Manhattan) D.A. as an Assistant District Attorney in the Nation’s largest and busiest D.A.’s Office. From there, he returned home to Massachusetts and joined the Middlesex County D.A.’s Office, where he continued his career as an Assistant District Attorney. Brad moved on from the Middlesex D.A.’s Office to the prestigious United States Attorney’s Office for the District...
Bradley L. Henry
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Boston , MA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
90 Canal Street
4th Floor
Boston , MA 02114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Securities and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Bradley L. Henry is a leading white collar and federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling complex criminal matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, including in the United States Supreme Court. Brad’s practice includes the representation of executives and other individuals in connection with a variety of federal and state offenses, including computer fraud and abuse, tax fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering, export violations, environmental crimes, bribery of government officials and theft of trade secrets.  In addition to his white collar practice, Brad also represents individuals charged with...
Benjamin Duggan Esq.
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(617) 720-8447 10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Christopher DiBella
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Burlington, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 262-3338 127 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Everyone deserves committed legal representation, and Attorney Christopher DiBella has dedicated his legal career to exceeding clients' expectations in every case. The first of his family to attend college, he proceeded to graduate from law school with honors. Since opening DiBella Law Offices, P.C. in 2004, he has earned numerous awards. He was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer from 2011 through 2017, and has been awarded "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also has been named "Rising Star" by Boston Magazine – an honor achieved by no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the...
Matthew Foti
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
William D. Kickham Esq.
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(781) 320-0062 119 Fisher St
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Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationWestwood, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney William Kickham has more than 20 years of legal practice from diverse positions in law and media, providing counsel on a wide range of legal and trial issues, in both the civil and criminal arenas. Mr. Kickham presently practices law in his own firm in Westwood, Massachusetts, and until recently was the Executive Producer and host of his own TV talk show, At The Bar, previously broadcast on the Comcast network in the suburban Boston market, discussing a variety of legal and litigation issues within Massachusetts and nationally. In his diverse legal roles, Mr. Kickham has...
Richard J. Floor
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Villanova University School of Law and Boston College
Peter V. Bellotti
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

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Bart Peter Simonian
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Free Consultation! Highly Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer! Call for Help!

I am an experienced and skilled Massachusetts criminal defense attorney. I will work tirelessly to protect your rights after an arrest! Visit my website for reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation today!
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Patrick J. Murphy, Esq.
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(617) 367-0450 1 S Market St
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
New England Law | Boston
Joe Serpa
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(617) 936-0201 20 Park Plaza
#400
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Georgetown University Law Center
Attorney Joe Serpa is a criminal and civil trial attorney located in Boston with a winning record in the trial courts of Massachusetts. With an innovative and assertive approach to the law, Attorney Serpa has successfully defended his clients in serious felony prosecutions charging murder to sexual assault to operating under the influence of alcohol (DWI / OUI). He has consistently tried cases to acquittal before juries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Serpa's clients have been found not guilty in ninety percent of those trials over nearly two decades. ...
John C. Olivieri Esq
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(877) 385-4179 45 Prospect Street
Central Square
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
American University
Welcome to JCO Law Firm. We are a Massachusetts Criminal Defense Law Firm, based in Cambridge serving the Greater Boston area, Middlesex county, and Essex county. We provide our clients comprehensive criminal defense solutions covering the entire spectrum of criminal charges with key core specializations in traffic ticket defense, DUI defense, and drug related offenses. Our mission is to provide top-rate criminal defense at an affordable price. No matter what your charge (or your budget), we guarantee you the best criminal defense available. At JCO Law Firm, our Boston Criminal Attorneys fight harder than anyone else to make sure you...
Peter V. Bellotti
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(617) 225-2100 189 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
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Daniel J. Cappetta
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(508) 762-4540 150 Speen St
#201
Framingham, MA 01701
Free ConsultationFramingham, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University
Attorney Cappetta is a Juvenile and Criminal Defense Attorney dedicated to fighting for the rights of his clients. Attorney Cappetta is committed to providing high quality defense services to his clients at a price that is fair and reasonable. All fees are charged on a flat fee basis so that clients always know the total cost of representation before making a decision about hiring him. Attorney Cappetta is a graduate of Stonehill College in North Easton, MA. After college he graduated from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA. He has spent almost...
David R. Yannetti
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(617) 338-6006 Ten Winthrop Square
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Boston College Law School
By any objective measure, Attorney David R. Yannetti has reached the top of his profession. Attorney Yannetti has achieved an acquittal in a first-degree murder case after first obtaining a new trial for his client, who had served sixteen years in state prison after being wrongfully convicted. Later in the year, Attorney Yannetti was selected to compete in the annual "Battle of the Lawyers," sponsored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Attorney Yannetti's re-creation of his famous closing argument in the Jeffrey Curley murder case earned him top honors, as he took home the trophy for having presented the...
Lefteris K. Travayiakis
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West Roxbury, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(617) 325-9500 1842 Centre St
#200
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Alec S. Pine
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(857) 529-8860 699 Boylston Street
Floor 12
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Hofstra University
Alec Pine is a seasoned trial attorney who practices in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury.

Alec began his legal career as a public defender with the New York City Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice in Bronx County. While there, he earned the respect and admiration of clients, peers and judges for his devoted client advocacy and polished trial skills. During this time, he fought for over 1000 clients facing criminal charges and attained numerous not guilty verdicts, dismissals and suppression of evidence as lead counsel in both jury and bench trials.

Following his time at the Legal...
Attorney Mark C. Rossi
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(617) 956-0956 6 Beacon Street
Suite 225
Boston, MA 02108
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Our Managing Partner, Mark C. Rossi, is a prominent member of the Massachusetts legal community, publishing articles and frequently participating as panelists in conferences dealing with the complexities associated with bankruptcy and insolvency as well as other legal matters. Our attorneys represent individuals, families, businesses, and organizations in many different types of legal cases involving; Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Real Estate. Attorney Rossi manages the the Bankruptcy and Insolvency group at the Bostonian Legal Group. The bankruptcy group focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency, providing reasoned and realistic guidance for individual and corporate debtors considering...
John Scheft
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(617) 225-2100 189 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Northeastern University School of Law
Ryan P. Sullivan
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Experienced former prosecutor.

I am an experienced Lowell criminal defense attorney who uses his experienced as a former prosecutor to help his clients in Massachusetts courts.
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Steven Charles Goldwyn
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Free Consultation! Successful Criminal Law Attorney! View My Record! Call Now!

I am a highly experienced criminal defense attorney. I have successfully handled all types of misdemeanor and felony charges. Visit my website for client reviews and case results. Call for your free consultation today!
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Robert J. Wheeler Jr.
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(617) 973-5858 50 Congress St
#525
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Steven E. Altman
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Joseph Eisenstadt
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Westwood, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(617) 523-3500 355 Providence Hwy
Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
Benjamin P. Urbelis
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 830-2188 98 N Washington St
#305
Boston, MA 02114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Dennis Benzan Esq.
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Roger Williams University School of Law
Kevin Barron
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(617) 737-1555 92 STATE ST
Boston, MA 02109
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Boston College Law School
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
New England Law | Boston
David Altman
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Tyler Langlais
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(617) 263-0060 15 Broad St
#800
Boston, MA 02109
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Criminal, Employment, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
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Elliot Savitz
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Dedham, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(508) 586-9300 339 Washington Street
Suite 202
Dedham, MA 2026
Free ConsultationCriminal
Boston University School of Law
Elliot Savitz Law is a small enough firm to ensure you have an experienced senior lawyer assigned to your case, but big enough to ensure that we can deal with any case on very short notice. You will always receive prompt attention. I will also give you my cell phone number to reach me easily with any new developments. Our success rate is unrivalled.
Samuel B. Goldberg
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Free Consultation! Criminal Defense Attorney Committed to Exceptional Results!

With a combination of legal expertise and experience, I zealously fight for the rights of criminal defendants! Visit my website for case results and testimonials, and call today for a free consultation and case review!
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Steven E. Altman
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I provide exceptional legal services in all areas of criminal defense. I provide skilled and aggressive representation for the criminally accused! Call for a free consultation, visit my website for reviews and results.
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.