Cambridge, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers

Peter V. Bellotti
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I'm an experienced Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer and represent clients who are facing a wide range of criminal charges. I will vigorously fight for your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Benjamin P. Urbelis
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Free Consultation! Successful Criminal Defense Attorney! Zealous Advocate!

I am an experienced and trusted criminal defense attorney. I will aggressively defend you against criminal charges, and fight to secure your freedom! Visit my website for more information. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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. Read More »
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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. Read More »
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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! Read More »
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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...
Samuel B. Goldberg
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law
Steven E. Altman
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
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
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
Ryan S. Caselden
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(617) 863-6447 111 Rice Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Miami School of Law
Richard J. Floor
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 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
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
Steven Charles Goldwyn
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Peter V. Bellotti
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(617) 225-2100 189 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Matthew M. Foti
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney

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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! Read More »
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John C. Olivieri Esq
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 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...
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
Kevin John Mahoney
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(617) 492-0055 545 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
New England Law | Boston
Kevin Mahoney is recognized nationwide for his high-profile courtroom victories, bestselling book on cross-examination, Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination, novel insights into trial strategy, and numerous television appearances. He is, perhaps, best known overturning of the 1st-degree murder conviction of Christina Martin, dubbed the JELL-O Murderer by the national press and chronicled on television on Forensic Files (A Dessert Served Cold). He has won 44 of his last 47 trials. The American Trial Lawyers Association recently named him one of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Avvo, the national lawyer rating service, rates Attorney Mahoney a 10.0/10.0 for superb.
Lucas W. Talarico
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(617) 336-3588 1 Mifflin Place
Suite 400
Cambridge, MA 02138
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Northeastern University School of Law
Scott D Kuhn
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(617) 876-6780 149 Cambridge St. 1st Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and Divorce
Massachusetts School of Law
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Alexander T. Asermely
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(617) 225-2100 25 Thorndike St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
Criminal
Andrew W Cowan
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Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(617) 245-1976 875 Massachusetts Ave
Suite 31
Cambridge, MA 02139
Criminal
Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(617) 864-8403 55 Otis St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Criminal, Appeals and DUI
New England School of Law
Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(617) 513-6026 875 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Criminal, Business and DUI
Cambridge, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
11 Madison Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
Criminal, Civil Rights and DUI
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. I am an... Read More »
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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. Read More »
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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.
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....
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.
David R. Yannetti
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(617) 338-6006 44 School St #1000A
Boston, MA 02108
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...
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...
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 –...
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...
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...
William D. Kickham Esq.
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(781) 320-0062 101 Federal St
#1900
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 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...
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. ...
Steven E. Altman
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Steven Charles Goldwyn
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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! Read More »
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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
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...
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, Civil Rights 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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Steven John Topazio
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 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.
Tyler Langlais
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(617) 263-0060 15 Broad St
#800
Boston, MA 02109
Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, Employment, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
New England Law | Boston
David A. Russcol
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Appeals and Employment
Harvard Law School
David Russcol’s practice encompasses all aspects of litigation, from preliminary investigation to filing suit, through trial and pursuing appeals. He focuses on university sexual assault and discipline matters, appellate advocacy, employment and other civil actions, civil rights, and criminal defense. David is quick to grasp complex factual situations and legal principles, but he takes the time to develop a thorough understanding of all aspects of his cases. David’s experience clerking for state and federal judges and his attention to detail enable him to make forceful and innovative arguments on behalf of his clients. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, David Russcol...
Richard J. Floor
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Bart Peter Simonian
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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.