Lynn, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers

Robert D. Lewin
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I work tirelessly and diligently to defend those facing criminal charges. I provide knowledgeable advice, and an aggressive defense! Visit my website to see reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation.
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Lorraine Belostock Esq.
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I am a dedicated Massachusetts criminal defense attorney. I will work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests! If you have been charged, visit my website for more information, or call for a free consultation.
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Kathleen M. McCarthy
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I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense lawyer. I deliver a fierce and strategic defense against criminal charges. I can help you! Visit my website to see testimonials and case results. Call for a consultation!
Clint B. Muche
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Lynn, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 581-6940 15 Johnson Street
Lynn, MA 01902-0000
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Attorney Muche graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2002 with a dual concentration in Legal Studies and Political Science. He attended Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating with honors in 2007. Attorney Muche earned the Jurisprudence award, given for the highest grade in each first year course, in both Contracts and Property. While attending law school, Attorney Muche interned for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office and participated in the Suffolk University Law School Prosecutor’s Clinic. Attorney Muche served as an Assistant District Attorney in Essex County from January 2008 until January 2011. As a prosecutor he conducted...
Stephen P. O’Malley Jr.
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Lynn, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(857) 317-8080 85 Exchange St
#206
Lynn, MA 01901
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Stephen O’Malley has two decades of experience focusing on litigation and criminal defense.
Attorney O’Malley has received numerous awards and certificates throughout his law career, including Cum Laude, Commencement Speaker For Suffolk Law School, named runner up as Lynn’s favorite Lawyer

Attorney O’Malley practice includes:

209A Hearings Shoplifting
Defense with DCF investigations Drug charges
Malicious Destruction Of Property Resisting Arrest
Traffic Violations Credit Card Fraud
Domestic Assault Allegations Assault & Battery
OUI ...
Ogor Okoye
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Lynn, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(781) 596-0151 147 Munroe St
Lynn, MA 01901
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Environmental
Lynn, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(781) 581-0202 31 Exchange St
Lynn, MA 01901
Criminal and Personal Injury
New England School of Law
Joseph B. Simons
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(978) 741-7000 30 Church Street
Suite 202
Salem, MA 01970
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Successfully defending people against criminal charges in Boston and throughout Massachusetts.
Kevin Prendergast
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(888) 499-8065 30 Church Street
Suite 202
Salem, MA 01970-3779
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Boston College Law School and University of North Carolina School of Law
Kevin Prendergast began practicing law in 1999 as an associate at the law firm of Palmer & Dodge. Within a year's time he passed the Massachusetts Bar Exam and started a legal career that led to the founding of his own firm 4 years later. As a criminal defense and divorce attorney in Salem, Mr. Prendergast has helped dozens of individuals receive the legal help they need. If you would like his assistance with a criminal or family law matter, call his office immediately, or visit his website for more information.
Mary T. Rogers
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Peabody, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(978) 532-5203 P.O. Box 406
Peabody, MA 01960
Criminal and Appeals
Suffolk University Law School
Our MA law firm specializes in criminal law cases after conviction. We handle appeals, motions for a new trial, motions to revise and revoke sentences, guilty plea withdrawals, parole hearings, and commutation petitions. Attorney Mary T. Rogers won a United States Supreme Court case as co-counsel on June 25, 2009. The case, Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, has widespread application to all criminal cases throughout the U.S. The Court ruled that under the Sixth Amendment all defendants have the right to confront and cross-examine forensic crime analysts. The government cannot rely on the forensic lab report in place of live testimony....
Raymond Buso
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(978) 590-8124 15 Church Street
Salem, MA 01970
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Raymond Buso has more than 35 years of experience, 10 of which were spent as a criminal prosecutor, which gives him an upper hand when it comes to your defense. He has tried more than 500 cases and understands the court system inside and out. Mr. Buso has a reputation for taking on difficult felony cases and winning, and he is ready to fight for you. Contact Raymond Buso, Attorney at Law today!
Attorney Kathleen J. Hill
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Swampscott, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(617) 742-0457 P.O. Box 576
Swampscott, MA 01907
Criminal and Appeals
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Kathleen J. Hill is an experienced trial and appellate advocate, who endeavors to distinguish her client's case by strategically invoking constitutional rights and protections to advance her client's case. She has appeared in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in the District of Massachusetts, the Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and state and fedral administrative agencies, to include: EEOC, MCAD, the State Ethics Commission, and the Board of Bar Overseers.
Michael Bencal
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(978) 741-2889 265 Essex St
Suite 301
Salem, MA 01970
Criminal, Consumer, DUI and Landlord Tenant
Massachusetts School of Law
Specializing in Criminal Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, and Civil Rights Law. Retired Federal Civil Rights officer with extensive experience in motor vehicle law. Office is conveniently located in downtown Salem and close to parking and the Salem court complex.
Richard Patterson Jr.
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(978) 744-8200 16 Front Street - Suite 302
Salem, MA 01970
Criminal, Divorce, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Salem MA general practice law firm, including: personal injury (auto and work injuries); criminal defense (OUI and A&B); divorce (and family law); real estate (purchase and sale, and evictions); and Wills and Health Care proxies. No charge for initial consultation
Daniel Gindes
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(978) 741-4320 16 Front Street
Suite 208
Salem, MA 01970
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law
A drunk driving charge, financial troubles, a serious accident – no one expects these things to happen – but they do. And they can make you feel anxious, overwhelmed, or unsure of where to turn. Our office can help. Attorney Gindes has the experience you need to get your life back on track. We will handle your situation quickly, quietly, and effectively, and we promise to treat you with the respect and confidentiality you deserve. As an established Massachusetts courtroom lawyer representing clients in both state and federal courts, Attorney Gindes has extensive experience in all types of litigation,...
Kim Carnevale
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Salem, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(978) 412-2141 2 Margin Street
Unit383
Salem, MA 01970
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
New England School of Law and George Washington University
John Lalikos
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Peabody, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(978) 532-5200 5 Essex Green Dr
Peabody, MA 01960
Criminal
Boston University School of Law
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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
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.
Ismail Mohammed
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Stephen Neyman Esq.
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North Andover, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
200 Sutton Street
Suite 231
North Andover, MA 01845
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...
Christopher DiBella
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Andover, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(978) 258-7600 300 Brickstone Square, Suite 201
Andover, MA 01810
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...
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
Desmond Patrick FitzGerald
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(617) 523-6320 185 Devonshire Street, Suite 601
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Desmond P. FitzGerald is the Principal and Managing Director of Fitzgerald Law Company in Boston, MA. He is a criminal and immigration litigator and has successfully litigated hundreds of immigration cases in Federal court. He has more than 20 decisions published and many of them have created precedent. Attorney FitzGerald is admitted by the Bar to practice law in MA, NH, FL, and Washington D.C. and he is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). For more information visit: http://www.fitzgeraldlawcompany.com and www.fitzgeraldlawcompany.com/espanol/
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.
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...
Edward Molari
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 942-1532 185 Devonshire St., Suite 302
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Attorney Edward Molari has over ten years of experience handling criminal cases in Massachusetts. He has spent the vast majority of that time in private practice representing individual clients handling all criminal matters, including OUI, negligent motor vehicle operation cases, and domestic assault and battery. Edward Molari specializes in drug crimes, gun crimes, and crimes alleging violence.
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...
Michael D. Kelly Esq.
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(617) 807-0855 83 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, Personal Injury and Products Liability
New England Law | Boston
Michael Kelly focuses his legal practice primarily on plaintiff’s personal injury cases such as car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and slip and fall accidents in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. Mr. Kelly is an experienced trial lawyer with demonstrated skills in negotiating with insurance companies. He has negotiated successful resolutions of numerous injury claims, achieving six figure settlements for his clients. His litigation skills benefit his clients whose cases go to trial. Mr. Kelly was included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyer List of Rising Stars, a coveted distinction that no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state...
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...
Kevin Barron
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(617) 737-1555 92 STATE ST
Boston, MA 02109
Criminal
Boston College Law School
Christopher B. Coughlin
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(844) 268-4454 35 India Street
Suite 3
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
New England Law | Boston
John T. Martin
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 720-8447 10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
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
Richard Kendall
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North Reading, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(781) 983-0026 Post Office Box 31
North Reading, MA 01864
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Massachusetts School of Law
Firms use and clients hire Attorney Richard W. Kendall of North Reading, Massachusetts because of his diversified background. Attorney Kendall has over thirty-seven years of pre-hospital emergency medicine, more than twenty-five years of law enforcement experience, eighteen of it in a Supervisory capacity, and twenty-two years instructing in various Police Academies across the United States including LAPD, NYPD, Boston, Milwaukee, San Diego, Buffalo, and countless others. Also, Attorney Kendall is a Massachusetts Superior Court recognized expert and International Instructor in “Opioids and Other Dangerous ‘Street Drugs’ of Abuse.”

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
Eliot Brais
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(800) 499-0551 8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
Ana Isabel Muñoz
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Boston, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(617) 742-6020 65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Criminal, Civil Rights and Employment
Yale Law School
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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.