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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 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 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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David R Yannetti

David R Yannetti
Attorney at Law
10 Winthrop Square
Boston, MA 02110
Licensed for 31 years, David R Yannetti is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Boston College Law School... read more >

Martin G Weinberg

Martin G Weinberg
Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law
20 Park Plaza Suite 1000
Boston, MA 02116
Martin G Weinberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Harvard University... read more >

Michael C Bourbeau

Michael C Bourbeau
Law Office of Bourbeau & Bonilla, LLP
15 Broad Street Suite 210
Boston, MA 02109
Licensed for 36 years, Michael C Bourbeau is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southwetern School of Law S.C.A.L.E Program... read more >

Matthew W. Peterson

Matthew W. Peterson
Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson
45 Bromfield Street Suite 500
Boston, MA 02108
Licensed for 2 years, Matthew W. Peterson is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

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 >

Robert L Jubinville

Robert L Jubinville
Robert L. Jubinville Esq.
487 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Robert L Jubinville is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Stephen Bowser Jr

Michael Stephen Bowser Jr
2 Courthouse Lane Unit 4
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Licensed for 26 years, Michael Stephen Bowser Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Franklin Pierce School of La... read more >

John H LaChance

John H LaChance
Law Office of John H. LaChance
615 Concord Street 2nd Floor
Framingham, MA 01702
John H LaChance is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph B. Simons

Joseph B. Simons
Simons Law Office
10 Winthrop Square 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Licensed for 8 years, Joseph B. Simons is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Suffolk University Law School... read more >

Joseph J Goldberg-Giuliano

Joseph J Goldberg-Giuliano
Joseph J. Goldberg-Giuliano, Attorney at Law
104 Boston Post Road Ste. 6
Weston, MA 01778
Licensed for 12 years, Joseph J Goldberg-Giuliano is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Suffolk University Law School... read more >

Kevin J Mahoney

Kevin J Mahoney
Mahoney Criminal Defense Group
545 Concord Ave Suite 22
Cambridge, MA 02138
Licensed for 31 years, Kevin J Mahoney is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Serpa Law Office
20 Park Plaza 400
Boston, MA 02116
Licensed for 25 years, is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph Keegan

Joseph Keegan
Keegan Law
60 State St 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Licensed for 17 years, Joseph Keegan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy
Murphy & Rudolf LLP
1 Mercantile Street Suite 740
Worcester, MA 01608
Licensed for 14 years, Brian Murphy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended College of the Holy Cross... read more >

Maura Jean Kiefer

Maura Jean Kiefer
Atlantic iLaw
3 Webster Square PMB #321
Marshfield, MA 02050
Licensed for 34 years, Maura Jean Kiefer is a Criminal Defense and Divorce lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

William S. Smith

William S. Smith
The Law Office of William S. Smith
997 Main Street PO. Box 282
Holden, MA 1520
Licensed for 23 years, William S. Smith is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson
Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson
45 Bromfield Street Suite #500
Boston, MA 02108
Licensed for 2 years, Matthew Peterson is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Harvard University Law School... read more >

Kevin R Leeper

Kevin R Leeper
Leeper & Associates
188 Concord Street Suite 301
Framingham, MA 01702
Licensed for 29 years, Kevin R Leeper is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer... read more >

Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney
Maloney Law
71 Legion PKWY Suite 25
Brockton, MA 02301
Licensed for 11 years, Michael Maloney is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended National Criminal Defense College, Macon... read more >

Paul R. Moraski

Paul R. Moraski
The Law Offices of Paul R. Moraski
15 Church Street
Salem, MA 01970
Paul R. Moraski is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey S Brown

Jeffrey S Brown
Jeffrey S. Brown Attorney at Law
393 Main St Ste 2
Greenfield, MA 1301
Licensed for 29 years, Jeffrey S Brown is a Criminal Defense and Divorce lawyer who attended Western New England College School of Law... read more >

Paul J. Toland

Paul J. Toland
Toland Law, LLC
100 Cambridge St 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Boston, MA 2114
Licensed for 8 years, Paul J. Toland is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Massachusetts School of Law... read more >

J W Carney Jr

J W Carney Jr
Carney & Bassil
20 Park Plaza Suite 1405
Boston, MA 02116
J W Carney Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tracy A Miner

Tracy A Miner
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Et Al
One Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111
Tracy A Miner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gregory D Oberhauser

Gregory D Oberhauser
Oberhauser Law Office, P.C.
177 Market St
Lowell, MA 01852
Licensed for 21 years, Gregory D Oberhauser is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Alan Contant

Michael Alan Contant
Contant Law, P.C.
10 Cedar St #23
Woburn, MA 1801
Licensed for 22 years, Michael Alan Contant is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Massachusetts Schoo... read more >

Michael DelSignore

Michael DelSignore
DelSignore Law
120 N Main St #306 suite 306
Attleboro, MA 02703
Licensed for 18 years, Michael DelSignore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael D Cutler

Michael D Cutler
EvansCutler, Attorneys
90 Conz Street Office Commons 2nd Floor
Northampton, MA 01060
Licensed for 47 years, Michael D Cutler is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Brad Bailey

Brad Bailey
Brad Bailey Law
44 School Street 1000B
Boston, MA 02108
Licensed for 33 years, Brad Bailey is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer... read more >

Dakota Martin

Dakota Martin
Dakota Martin Law
35 India St Suite 300
Boston, MA 02110
Dakota Martin is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended New England Law | Boston... read more >

David P Hoose

David P Hoose
Sasson, Turnbull & Hoose
100 Main Street 3rd Floor
Northampton, MA 01060
David P Hoose is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert J Bonsignore

Robert J Bonsignore
Bonsignore & Brewer
23 Forest St.
Medford, MA 02155
Robert J Bonsignore is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Austin J Freeley

Austin J Freeley
Law Office of Austin J. Freeley
171 Milk St 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02109
Austin J Freeley is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Victoria M Bonilla

Victoria M Bonilla
Law Office of Bourbeau & Bonilla, LLP
15 Broad Street Suite 210
Boston, MA 02109
Victoria M Bonilla 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 >

Joseph Paul Cataldo

Joseph Paul Cataldo
Cataldo Law Offices, LLC
1000 Franklin Village Drive Suite 302
Franklin, MA 02038
Joseph Paul Cataldo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Philip G Cormier

Philip G Cormier
Good & Cormier
83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
Philip G Cormier is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen R Delinsky

Stephen R Delinsky
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Two International Place 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Stephen R Delinsky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey A Denner

Jeffrey A Denner
Denner Pellegrino, LLP
4 Longfellow Place 35th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Jeffrey A Denner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Vikas S Dhar

Vikas S Dhar
Dhar Law LLP
2 Atlantic Avenue 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Vikas S Dhar is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Francis J DiMento

Francis J DiMento
DiMento & Sullivan
7 Faneuil Hall Marketplace 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Francis J DiMento is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Drechsler

Thomas Drechsler
Byrne & Drechsler, LLP
50 Redfield Street
Boston, MA 02122
Thomas Drechsler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Duncan

David Duncan
Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan, LLP
65A Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
David Duncan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marc E Finkel

Marc E Finkel
Cetrulo & Capone, LLP
Two Seaport Lane 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Marc E Finkel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Carl Frongillo

Thomas Carl Frongillo
Weil Gotshal & Manges
100 Federal Street 34th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Thomas Carl Frongillo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrew Good

Andrew Good
Good & Cormier
83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
Andrew Good is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bernard M Grossberg

Bernard M Grossberg
Attorney At Law
15 Broad Street Suite 240
Boston, MA 02110
Bernard M Grossberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeanne M Kempthorne

Jeanne M Kempthorne
Law Office of Jeanne M. Kempthorne, Esq
7 Botts Court
Salem, MA 01970
Jeanne M Kempthorne is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Henry Kettlewell

William Henry Kettlewell
Collora, LLP
600 Atlantic Avenue 12th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
William Henry Kettlewell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Adam A Kretowicz

Adam A Kretowicz
Hutchings Barsamian, LLP
110 Cedar Street Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Adam A Kretowicz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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