Plymouth County, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers

Elizabeth A. Lunt
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer

Harvard Law SchoolMassachusetts
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Ana Isabel Muñoz
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer

Yale Law School2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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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.
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Monica R. Shah
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Columbia Law SchoolMassachusetts and New York
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Gregory M Noble
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(781) 848-1500 100 Recreation Park Drive
Suite 204
Hingham, MA 02043
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Suffolk University Law School
I am a graduate of Suffolk University Law School. After years as a successful prosecutor, I am now a Massachusetts DUI attorney focused on OUI DUI DWI defense. Contact me if you need a Boston DUI Attorney to defend a Mass DUI charge.
Amber R. Cohen
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(508) 880-6677 385 Court Street
Suite 102
Plymouth, MA 02360
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Areas of practice: Adoption, Divorce, Child Support Modification, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Estate Litigation, Guardianship of Incapacitated Persons, Guardianship of Minors, Termination of Guardianship, Paternity, Restraining Orders, Debt Collection, Visitation/Custody Dispute, 93A Consumer Protection, and General Litigation Before co-founding Cohen Cleary, P.C., Attorney Cohen worked as associate counsel with Schonland & Associates, P.C. Attorney Cohen concentrates her legal practice in the areas of family law, probate and estates, guardianships of minors and incapacitated persons as well as civil litigation. Attorney Cohen is passionate about her work in representing those who are in need of legal representation, and strives...
Edward Molari
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 942-1532 71 Legion Parkway
Suite 25
Brockton, MA 02301
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.
Paul Epstein
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(781) 829-0700 1165 Washington Street
Suite 2
Hanover, MA 02339
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and DUI
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Paul Epstein, a native of Hull, graduated Hull High School in 1971. He continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a B.S. in Criminology. Mr. Epstein also has an M.S. in Criminal Justice from American International College, and a J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center. Before starting law school, he worked as a police officer and an investigator for the public defender's office. Upon graduation from law school, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Essex County, where he became the supervising ADA for the Lawrence area. As recognition of his extensive trial experience, Mr. Epstein...
Theodore Barone
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(877) 718-4400 Barone Law Offices
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Cleveland State University
Successful results include not guilty verdicts, dismissals, not delinquent verdicts, no indictment decisions, favorable plea resolutions and no violation findings in New England Region State and Federal Courts. Proven professional experts used include private investigators, blood experts, psychiatrists/psychologists, computer/internet consultants, firearm manufacturers, drug and alcohol experts, immigration specialists and accident reconstruction investigators.
Sergey Mikhlin
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 271-7781 1342 Belmont Street
Suite 101
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Northeastern University School of Law
Sergey Mikhlin is a Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer with nearly fifteen years of criminal litigation experience. His practice focuses on all criminal matters, including OUI/DUI and other driving offenses, drug and weapon offenses, domestic violence and sex crimes, theft and property crimes, violent offenses, and white collar crime.
Mr. Mikhlin is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, who has focused much of his career on criminal law. He began his legal career in New York, in the Office of the Nassau County District Attorney as an ...
Robert C. Shea
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(508) 510-5107 1350 Belmont St Suite 109
Brockton, MA 02301
Free ConsultationCriminal, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Robert “Bobby” Shea grew up in Massachusetts. He attended Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts, college at the University of Connecticut and returned to Massachusetts to attend Suffolk University Law School.
Christopher F. Murray
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(508) 746-4144 18 Main St. Extension
Suite 301
Plymouth, MA 02360
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
Attorney Christopher F. Murray is the founder and principal of Plymouth Rock Legal. He is an experienced trial attorney and former prosecutor who represents clients in commercial and business litigation, personal injury, and criminal matters. Our lawyers are well versed in the law and in the courtroom. We approach our cases with years of experience and success in helping to advocate your case. We understand that each matter is important to each client and provide the type of quality individualized service that larger firms cannot. We pledge to give superior legal representation to the client at a reasonable cost....
Edward Sharkansky
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(508) 587-7977 1342 Belmont Street - Suite 102
Brockton, MA 02301
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Northeastern University
Massachusetts Law Attorney Edward Sharkansky has over 20 years of courtroom experience beginning as a prosecutor in the district attorney’s office. From those experiences he opened his own practice as a criminal defense attorney, providing his legal expertise as a defense and trial attorney to hundreds of clients from all walks of life throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Sharkansky’s practice has evolved into assisting individuals with cases in DUI law, family law, personal injury, and other criminal law issues. As your attorney with a great deal of courtroom and settlement experience, he will work with you throughout the entire...
Susannah Brown
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(781) 829-6870 100 Schoosett Street
Pembroke, MA 02359
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Emory University School of Law
At the Law Offices of Susannah L. Brown we specialize in Divorce and Family Law. Call us today for a free consultation.We have offices on the South Shore (Pembroke) and Cape Cod (West Dennis)
Stephen Neyman Esq.
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Free Consultation! Criminal Defense Attorney with Experience and Expertise!

For more than 20 years, I have been dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. I provide tough advocacy to fight criminal charges! Visit my website for testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation.
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William D. Kickham Esq.
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Call for a Free Consultation! Aggressive Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer!

I am here to help you. I am an experienced attorney representing clients with dedication, aggressive advocacy and professionalism. Visit my website to view my testimonials and results for my clients.
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Mr. Paul Edward Clancy Jr.
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(508) 586-6777 71 Legion Parkway Suite 24
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
New England Law | Boston
Law Office of Paul E. Clancy Jr.
Brendan J Noonan
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(508) 588-0422 555 Pleasant Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal and Personal Injury
George F. Gormley
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(617) 268-2999 160 Old Derby St
Ste 456
Hingham, MA 02043
Criminal, Civil Rights, Insurance Defense and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Gerald J Noonan
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(508) 584-6955 556 Pleasant Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal
Peter M. Dempsey
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(781) 331-1500 196 Plain Street
Pembroke, MA 02359
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Former assistant district attorney with 29 years of experience offers representation in personal injury, estate planning and administration, criminal defense and family law.
Michael Bradley
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Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 260-4592 1145 Hancock Street, Suite E
Quincy, MA 02061
Criminal
Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(508) 584-1111 16 Cottage St
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal and DUI
Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(781) 749-3114 149 High St
Hingham, MA 02043
Criminal, Business, DUI and International
Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(508) 588-5562 403 N Montello St
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
Plymouth County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(508) 559-2224 16 Cottage St
Brockton, MA 02301
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Andrew Brodie
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Free Consultation! Skilled and Passionate Criminal Defense Attorney! Call Now!

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.
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Inga Bernstein
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney

Harvard Law SchoolMassachusetts
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Andrew DiCarlo Berman
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(781) 380-7730 44 Adams St Ste 5
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Boston College Law School
The Law Office of Russell J. Matson, P.C., represents criminal defendants in all Massachusetts State, Federal and Appellate court systems, from investigation through trial. The firm handles every type of criminal matter and employs skilled trial attorneys who are in court on a regular basis. As Senior Trial Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Attorney Berman brings 20 years of experience as a criminal and civil litigator - as an Assistant District Attorney, insurance defense attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney and Special Prosecutor - to ensure that your matter is handled in a professional, aggressive and efficient manner. Andrew is a...
Michael DelSignore
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(781) 686-5924 530 Washington St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Connecticut School of Law
Jessica Ann Foley
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(866) 981-7888 1281 Washington Street
Weymouth, MA 02189
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Northeastern University School of Law
Jonathan Moriarty
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(781) 961-2200 53 S Main St
Suite 3
Randolph, MA 02368
Free ConsultationCriminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Roger Williams University School of Law
The Law Office of Jonathan J. Moriarty was established in 1999 and has been responsible for providing legal services, including real estate related legal services and criminal defense ever since. Our main areas of practice are real estate law, criminal law, personal injury and civil litigation. Our office is conveniently located at in Randolph, Massachusetts. We hope that our website at www.attorneymoriarty.com will familiarize you with our personnel, areas of practice, and firm philosophy. Please call us at 781-961-2200 or e- mail us at info@attorneymoriarty.com.
Julie Gaudreau
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(781) 686-5924 530 Washington St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Marc Roberts
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 672-2322 6 Cabot Place
Suite 5
Stoughton, MA 02072
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Roger Williams University School of Law
My name is Attorney Marc Roberts and I want to let you know a little about me and what I believe about the law. I am a graduate of the University of Hartford with a Bachelorâs of the Arts Degree obtained from majoring in Psychology. I obtained my law degree at Roger Williams University School of Law in 2004. I passed the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Bar Examinations in 2004 and have been a practicing attorney ever since. My career started off as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bristol County District Attorneyâs Office where I was stationed primarily in the...
Dave Flanagan
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(617) 472-8400 440 Washington Street
Second Floor, Suite 4
Weymouth, MA 02189
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
New England Law | Boston
The law office of Flanagan & Associates exists to defend individuals who have been accused of criminal activity. If you have found yourself facing criminal charges, it is of the utmost importance that you know where you can turn to receive the help and support you need. A Quincy criminal defense lawyer at this office is up to the task! You can receive the help you need for charges of trespassing or arson. Are you facing weapon charges of any kind? You need to know where you can turn to receive the trustworthy help your case requires. A lawyer at...
C Henry Fasoldt
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer
(781) 817-6332 44 Adams St, #5
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Russell Matson
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
44 Adams St
#5
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Attorney Russell Matson concentrates his practices in the area of DUI and criminal defense. He has appeared in every district court in Massachusetts. Call 24/7 for a free consultation on any Massachusetts criminal charge. (781) 380-7730,
Jessica Ann Foley
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Attorney
(866) 981-7888 1281 Washington Street
Weymouth, MA 02189
Criminal
Harrison Barrow
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts
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Joe Serpa
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

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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... Read More »
Joseph B. Simons
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Suffolk County, MA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 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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Suffolk County, 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...
Kristin Weberg
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Norfolk County, MA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(781) 952-0074 4 Pearl Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Northeastern University School of Law
Attorney Weberg has nearly a decade of experience as a zealous, no-stone-unturned advocate for people facing the toughest legal challenges. She provides detail-oriented, holistic counsel with a compassionate approach. Attorney Weberg has represented clients in thousands of matters and has tried both felony and misdemeanor cases before juries, including felony sexual assaults and serious bodily injury cases. She has experience handling all manner of charges, including homicide. As a trial lawyer, Attorney Weberg has extensively litigated a variety of legal issues, including eyewitness identification, coerced confessions, repressed memories, and search and seizure. While practicing in New Hampshire, Attorney Weberg provided...
Ismail Mohammed
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Suffolk County, 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...
Alec S. Pine
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Suffolk County, 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...
David R. Yannetti
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Suffolk County, 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...
Bradley L. Henry
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Suffolk County, 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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Suffolk County, 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
Stephen Neyman Esq.
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Suffolk County, 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...
William D. Kickham Esq.
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(781) 320-0062 119 Fisher St
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Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationNorfolk County, 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...
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.
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David Duncan
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Attorney

University of Pennsylvania Law School and Columbia Law SchoolMassachusetts and Pennsylvania
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Plymouth County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.