Brookline, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers

Stephen Neyman Esq.
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Andrew Brodie
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I provide aggressive and focused legal representation to fight criminal charges. I am dedicated to protecting your rights and interests! Visit my website for testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Inga Bernstein
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I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Boston. I will fight for you and your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Monica R. Shah
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Monica Shah focuses her litigation practice on criminal defense, employment, and Title IX matters. She has successfully handled complicated and highly-contested cases from the initial stages of investigation and... Read More »
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Zoraida Fernandez
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Attorney Zoraida Fernandez practices criminal defense and civil litigation. Zoraida understands that clients come to her when they are in crisis, whether it’s because they are facing criminal prosecution, are at risk... Read More »
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Stefan Rozembersky
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Brookline, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(617) 877-7388 42 Milton Road
Brookline, MA 02445
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Massachusetts School of Law
Experienced Trial Attorney primarily focusing on high crimes criminal defense and post conviction appellate matters.

Additional trial experience includes federal Civil Rights, ADA, Wage Act, Immigration, and Medical malpractice. Specific competencies in business law includes Contracts, Securities Law, HR management, intellectual property, and Financial Planning & asset management (FINRA Series 7 & 66 licensed.)

Licensed to practice law with the Supreme Court of the United States, US First Circuit Court of Appeals, US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the US Trial Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the State of Connecticut.
Brookline, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(617) 739-2300 62 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02445
Criminal, DUI and Military
Newton, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(617) 996-9483
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90 High Rock Terrace
Newton, MA 02467
Criminal and Personal Injury
Brookline, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(617) 608-0023 1170 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Brookline, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(617) 991-9901 1318 Beacon Street Suite 15
Brookline, MA 02446
Criminal
Brookline, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(617) 566-2300 27 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02445
Criminal and Real Estate
Joseph B. Simons
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(781) 797-0555 1 International Place
Suite 1400
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Successfully defending people against criminal charges in Boston and throughout Massachusetts.
Benjamin P. Urbelis
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(617) 830-2188 98 N Washington St
#305
Boston, MA 02114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Benjamin P. Urbelis is the lead attorney at Urbelis Law, LLC in Boston. He represents clients in a variety of criminal defense matters such as: Drunk Driving, OUI/DUI/DWI, Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Serious Criminal accusations. Attorney Urbelis is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and American Bar Associations, Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is available 24/7 for a free legal consultation. Benjamin is also an attorney-coach for Central Catholic High School's mock trial team in Lawrence, and he serves on the school's Alumni Board of Advisors.
Michael O. Smith
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(617) 263-0060 15 Broad St
#800
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Criminal, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Smith is a strong advocate for the rights of injured and disabled. He possesses over 20 years of legal experience. After graduating with honors from Boston University School of Business Management, he started his career as a workers compensation claims adjuster.

Attorney Smith soon realized he could accomplish more in his career if he earned a Law Degree. He decided to attend Suffolk University Law School on Beacon Hill, Boston, MA. Soon after graduation, he worked briefly at a prestigious Insurance Defense Firm in Boston, Massachusetts. He quickly realized he did not want to represent big insurance companies and...
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...
William D. Kickham Esq.
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Patrick J. Murphy, Esq.
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I am a dedicated, trustworthy, and relentless criminal defense attorney. I am committed to protecting your rights and securing your freedom! Visit my website to see client testimonials, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Alec S. Pine
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 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...
David Altman
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Since 1999, David Altman has been representing seriously injured people and their families throughout Massachusetts. David has recovered millions of dollars for people injured in cases ranging from simple negligence to the most sophisticated and complex liability cases. As the managing partner of the firm’s personal injury practice, David also oversees the other attorneys and staff at the firm in order to ensure that every case gets the attention it deserves.

While David has developed a reputation for achieving consistently outstanding results on behalf of injured people, he is probably best known for the level of service he provides. He makes...
Tyler Langlais
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(617) 263-0060 15 Broad St
#800
Boston, MA 02109
Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
Criminal, Employment, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Tyler Langlais is an Associate at the Law Offices of Michael O. Smith. Prior to joining the firm Attorney Langlais was an Associate at a Framingham based law office where he represented clients in a wide range of areas, from employment law and discrimination cases to personal injury, criminal and business matters.

During law school Tyler served as a law clerk for a number of Boston based law firms working in the areas of Personal Injury, Probate Law, Criminal Defense and Consumer Defense. Tyler earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a...
Dakota Martin
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(617) 657-4529 35 India Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
New England School of Law
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 it alone....
Naomi R. Shatz
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Education and Employment
Yale Law School
Attorney Naomi Shatz focuses on students' rights, university discipline, and employee rights. She represents students at all levels of education from elementary school through graduate school, as well as teachers and professors involved in discrimination cases and disciplinary proceedings regarding claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and academic misconduct. Naomi also advises and represents individuals in employment matters and criminal cases.

Naomi has been selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers each year since 2016. In 2018, Naomi was named an Up & Coming Lawyer by Massachusetts Law Weekly.

Prior to joining Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Naomi was a...
Christopher DiBella
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(617) 870-0907 100 Cambridge Street, 14th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
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...
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
John T. Martin
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 720-8447 10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Michael R Schneider
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(617) 523-5933 83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal and Appeals
Columbia Law School and The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts)
Michael Schneider is an experienced criminal defense attorney, concentrating in appellate, habeas corpus, new trial motions, and other post-conviction litigation. Michael has defended homicide, serious felony, and misdemeanor cases and has handled complex federal sentencing and parole matters. Michael's cases have often involved international human rights, national security, export controls, international law, and constitutional civil rights issues. Michael devotes a significant part of his practice to the representation of professors, postdocs, and other scientists accused of scientific research misconduct and also of students accused of plagiarism and academic misconduct at area law schools, medical schools, hospitals, and colleges. ...
Frank Fernandez
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 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...
Jill MacDonald
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I am a skilled and accomplished criminal defense attorney. I aggressively protect the rights and interests of the criminally accused! Visit my website to see testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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George Papachristos
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience

Massachusetts School of Law and Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts and Federal Bar
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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
Steven John Topazio
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(617) 422-5803 44 School Street, Suite 1000C
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 30 plus 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.
Peter V. Bellotti
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Quincy, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(617) 328-2300 1372 Hancock St
#201
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Bellotti is a skilled trial attorney in civil and criminal litigation and is a former senior assistant district attorney for Middlesex County. As a prosecutor, he perfected his skills to become a talented and tenacious litigator who has tried hundreds of cases in the superior and district courts and presented arguments before the Appeals Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

In his practice, Attorney Bellotti is highly respected in the area of personal injury and is a resolute and successful plaintiff's counsel. Attorney Bellotti has more than 15 years experience with personal injury cases and cases that involve catastrophic...
Matthew M. Foti
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Ismail Mohammed
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(617) 532-1911 Suite 302
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Immigration
Massachusetts School of Law
Ismail Mohammed founded The Law Office of Ismail Mohammed in 2004 to offer legal services in the field of criminal defense and immigration in Boston, Massachusetts having earned his Juris Doctor degree from Massachusetts School of Law at Andover in 2000. It was from there that he became a bar advocate with the Middlesex Defense attorneys since 2005 representing mainly indigent clients. At the Law Office of Ismail Mohammed, we are passionate about representing all clients in criminal defense and immigration cases. We help families, individuals and companies with visa applications, green card applications, citizenship/naturalization and cancellation from deportation/removal...
David R. Yannetti
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Dedham, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(781) 708-9800 30 Eastbrook Rd #302A
Dedham, MA 02026
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
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...
Stephen Neyman Esq.
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(617) 263-6800 50 Congress St
#525
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
Criminal, 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...
Emma Quinn-Judge
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Appeals and Employment
Yale Law School
Emma Quinn-Judge focuses her litigation practice on appeals, criminal defense, and employment law. She has obtained excellent results for her clients including a nearly $10.9 million jury verdict for her client in a race discrimination and retaliation case against the City of Boston (now on appeal).

Emma was selected for the 2017 Top Women of the Law list by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Emma has been selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers each year since 2015 and is listed in Best Lawyers of America. She has also been awarded the highest possible rating for professional excellence in litigation –...
Norman Zalkind
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 56 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Education and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law
Norman Zalkind has tried over 120 jury trials, including many high-profile cases. Norman focuses his practice on criminal defense, including murder cases, white-collar criminal defense, and other serious felony cases in federal and state courts across the Commonwealth. Norman is on the forefront in representing students accused of sexual assault and other disciplinary misconduct on college campuses across the nation. His civil practice includes business litigation.

Norman is recognized by Boston Magazine as a “Super Lawyer”, maintains the highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for both white collar and non-white collar criminal defense,...
Kelly M. Neumann Esq.
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(800) 525-6386 800 Boylston St
16th Floor
Boston, MA 02199
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Criminal, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Kelly M. Neumann who is originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan received a dual major in Criminal Justice and Political Science at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan and received her Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Neumann has worked with Boston City Counsel's Legislation Department, the Trial Division of the Attorney General's Office of Massachusetts and at an Insurance Defense Law firm. She also ran the Tort and Workers Compensation Department at one of the biggest personal injury law firms on the East Coast.

Neumann has successfully settled a personal injury matter for over $9 million,...
Benjamin Duggan Esq.
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I am a skilled attorney that understands the complexities of criminal defense law. I will aggressively defend you against criminal charges! Visit my website to see testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Ana Isabel Muñoz
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer

Ana represents clients in employment, criminal, and civil cases. In 2018, Ana was selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. Prior to joining the firm, Ana was a John J. Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest &... Read More »
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Kevin M. Cloutier
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West Roxbury, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(617) 327-3811 1990 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Free ConsultationCriminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Rachel Stroup
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Education and Employment
Northeastern University School of Law
Rachel Stroup focuses her litigation practice on employment law and criminal defense. Rachel is a compassionate and tenacious advocate who is dedicated to fighting for her clients.

Rachel listens carefully to each client’s needs, and works with the client to devise a case strategy aimed at meeting those needs. She recognizes that many of her clients want to focus on a strategy that compensates them for the injuries they have suffered without a protracted trial. Rachel’s strong advocacy, thoughtful decision making, and hard work have led to substantial settlements for her clients in cases she litigates. Rachel has successfully represented...
Daniel Gallant
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(617) 263-0060 15 Broad St
#800
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Gallant is a Massachusetts native and longtime Boston Resident. He is a graduate from Suffolk University Law School. While at Suffolk law, he worked as a Rule 303 Student prosecutor with the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office and Graduated on the Dean’s List. Attorney Gallant has appeared as an attorney in over two dozen courts across the Commonwealth, including the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He has favorably resolved a wide range of civil and criminal matters for many clients.

Attorney Gallant is admitted to practice law within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as...
Ruth O'Meara-Costello
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Education and Employment
Harvard Law School
Ruth O’Meara-Costello represents clients in criminal defense, Title IX, and employment law matters. Ruth is a committed and thoughtful advocate for her clients and has achieved significant victories both in and out of court.

Ruth’s commitment to individual rights and to due process inform her work with university students and faculty facing disciplinary action at their universities. Her experience handling criminal sexual assault cases complements her work representing accused students, and allows her to provide comprehensive legal representation to the students and faculty members she represents. Ruth also assists students and faculty accused of other university disciplinary violations, including plagiarism and...
Inga Bernstein
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, DUI, Education and Employment
Harvard Law School
Inga Bernstein represents individuals in employment and criminal defense cases. She is an experienced trial lawyer who fights for every client, winning and favorably resolving many cases over her two decades as an attorney.

Criminal defense has been a centerpiece of Inga’s career since she first began to practice law. Her criminal practice covers the spectrum from state district court to the U.S. Supreme Court. In her criminal practice, Inga holds the government’s feet to the fire: she makes sure the government bears its burden of both proving its case and of demonstrating that the police and other law enforcement did...
Monica R. Shah
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Employment and White Collar Crime
Columbia Law School
Monica Shah focuses her litigation practice on criminal defense, employment, and Title IX matters. She has successfully handled complicated and highly-contested cases from the initial stages of investigation and discovery through trial and appeals. In the last two years, she served as lead counsel and successfully litigated and settled two cases against major universities where she represented clients who had experienced gender discrimination and sexual harassment, and she won a nearly $10.9 million jury verdict on behalf of her client in a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against the City of Boston, a verdict she defended in the appeals court...
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
New England Law | Boston
Zoraida Fernandez
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Education and Employment
University of Michigan Law School
Attorney Zoraida Fernandez practices criminal defense and civil litigation. Zoraida understands that clients come to her when they are in crisis, whether it’s because they are facing criminal prosecution, are at risk of losing or have lost their jobs, or have otherwise been deprived of their civil rights and liberties. Her clients’ goals are of paramount concern and dictate the strategy and approach in each of her cases. In 2018, Zoraida was selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.

Prior to joining Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Zoraida worked with the Innocence Project of Minnesota (IPMN). With IPMN, she...
Lefteris K. Travayiakis
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West Roxbury, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 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
John Scheft
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(617) 225-2100 189 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Northeastern University School of Law
Attorney John Sofis Scheft has been associated with Bellotti Law Group, P.C. for many years and has been an invaluable asset to the firm. Attorney Scheft began his legal career in 1986 and served with Attorney Peter Bellotti as a prosecutor in Middlesex County in the late 1980s. While a prosecutor, Attorney Scheft skillfully tried and won numerous cases and was quickly recognized by his peers, judges, and his clients as a top-notch litigator.

Attorney Scheft is the president of Law Enforcement Dimensions, which provides exceptional legal and human relations training to police officers, supervisors, commanders, and law enforcement personnel in...
Elizabeth A. Lunt
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience

Elizabeth Lunt has more than thirty-five years of trial and appellate experience in both state and federal courts. Her criminal defense practice covers a wide range of felonies, including first degree murder, sex... Read More »
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Ruth O'Meara-Costello
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Ruth O’Meara-Costello represents clients in criminal defense, Title IX, and employment law matters. Ruth is a committed and thoughtful advocate for her clients and has achieved significant victories both in and out of... Read More »
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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.