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MassachusettsCriminal Defense Lawyers in Bristol County, Massachusetts

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Bristol County, Massachusetts, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Bristol County, Massachusetts should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Edward Russell Molari

Edward Russell Molari
Law Offices of Edward Molari
10 South Main St. Suite 201
Attleboro, MA 02703
Edward Russell Molari is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Marshall-Wythe School of Law - William & Mary... read more >

Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney
Maloney Law
71 Legion PKWY Suite 25
Brockton, MA 02301
Licensed for 12 years, Michael Maloney is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended National Criminal Defense College, Macon... read more >

Michael DelSignore

Michael DelSignore
DelSignore Law
120 N Main St #306 suite 306
Attleboro, MA 02703
Licensed for 19 years, Michael DelSignore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Donald A Brisson

Donald A Brisson
Law Office of Donald A. Brisson
17 South Sixth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Donald A Brisson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Guy A Larock

Guy A Larock
Law Offices of Attorney Guy A. Larock
628 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Guy A Larock is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jerald Silvia

Jerald Silvia
Law Offices of Jerald Silvia
82 New Boston Road
Fall River, MA 02720
Jerald Silvia is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Noah Kilroy

Noah Kilroy
Kilroy Law Firm
161 S Main St #303
Fall River, MA 02721
Licensed for 7 years, Noah Kilroy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Roger Williams University School of Law... read more >

Alexander M Nesson

Alexander M Nesson
Attorney at Law
4 Court Street Suite 105
Taunton, MA 02780
Licensed for 27 years, Alexander M Nesson is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Michael A Frates

Michael A Frates
Law Office of
82 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Michael A Frates is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven D Dilibero Jr

Steven D Dilibero Jr
The Law Offices of Paul G Pino
175 Paramount Drive Suite 204
Raynham, MA 02767
Steven D Dilibero Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Francis de Abreu

Daniel Francis de Abreu
63 Winthrop Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Daniel Francis de Abreu is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alfred Davis Puller

Alfred Davis Puller
Post Office Box 207
Attleboro, MA 02703
Alfred Davis Puller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joan Maffeo Fund

Joan Maffeo Fund
Fund & FitzGerald
888 Purchase Street Suite 309
New Bedford, MA 02740
Joan Maffeo Fund is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Catherine Beth Ledwidge

Catherine Beth Ledwidge
Attorney at Law
76 Shawomet Avenue Unit 1
Somerset, MA 02726
Catherine Beth Ledwidge is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Francis M O'Boy

Francis M O'Boy
Law Office of Francis M O'Boy
41 Harrison Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Francis M O'Boy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Powderly

James Powderly
Powderly Law Offices
161 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721
James Powderly is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anne Roche

Anne Roche
Attorney Anne Roche
442 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Anne Roche is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cynthia Vincent Thomas

Cynthia Vincent Thomas
Law Office of Cynthia Vincent Thomas
442 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Cynthia Vincent Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dana A Sargent

Dana A Sargent
Law Office of Dana A Sargent
17 South Sixth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Dana A Sargent is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael James Suneson

Michael James Suneson
Attorney Michael J. Suneson
56 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Michael James Suneson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melissa Parker White Ellis

Melissa Parker White Ellis
355 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Melissa Parker White Ellis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sharon L Sullivan-Puccini

Sharon L Sullivan-Puccini
76 Shawomet Avenue Unit 1
Somerset, MA 02726
Sharon L Sullivan-Puccini is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas E Workman Jr

Thomas E Workman Jr
120 Ingell St
Taunton, MA 02780
Licensed for 24 years, Thomas E Workman Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Robin Gouviea

Robin Gouviea
d'Oliveira & Associates
408 Bedford St
Fall RIver, MA 02720
Licensed for 24 years, Robin Gouviea is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

George Paul van Duinwyk

George Paul van Duinwyk
386 High St
Fall River, MA 02720
Licensed for 21 years, George Paul van Duinwyk is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

MACDL provides the criminal defense bar with support, information, and a strong, credible voice in the pursuit of justice.


About Bristol County

Find Lawyers in Bristol County, MA

Lawyer Referral Service in Bristol County, MA - The Bristol County Bar Association (BCBA) sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) from its offices in New Bedford, MA. The LRS helps individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney throughout the county. When you call the service a trained staff person will discuss the case with you during a brief and confidential intake process to determine which type of attorney is needed. You will then receive a referral to a local attorney experienced in that practice area of the law.



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