Criminal Defense FAQ

An Experienced Criminal Lawyer to Fight for You

    I am a criminal defense attorney who represents people in criminal court in all Massachusetts courts.  My office is located in Boston, but I represent people in criminal cases in all Massachusetts courts.


    I have the experience necessary to win your case. 

    I have argued in court to get cases dismissed and reduce felonies to misdemeanors.  I have tried cases to a jury and gotten not guilty verdicts.  I have the experience it takes to fight and win your criminal case.  


    It's your case and your life.  I will listen to you, explain all of your options, and give your case my full attention.  More than anything, I will keep in touch with you and make sure you're informed, whether that's via text, phone call, or even Facebook.  I’ll take your case personally and make sure you’re fully informed and involved in the process.  

    I have a passion for defending people charged with crimes, from arraignment to jury trial.  I fight for my clients every step of the way in court but also out on the streets - investigating my cases and interviewing witnesses.


    I represent people charged with crimes in all Massachusetts courts.  I am located in Boston, but I will travel to my clients all over Massachusetts.   


   I have experience in representing people charged with:


    If you or a member of your family are charged with a crime, give me a call at 617-356-8217.  Let’s get to work.

    I am a criminal defense attorney located in Boston, Massachusetts.  I handle criminal cases in all Massachusetts courts.

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A courtroom can be an intimidating place without a compassionate criminal defense attorney.  If you hire me, I will stand with you and fight for you in the courtroom, from arraignment all the way to trial if necessary.  Call me today, and let's get started on your defense.

I can even help with simple traffic tickets.  Some traffic citations, such as reckless driving and speeding, can mean jail time, so it's important to hire an attorney to fight for you and negotiate with the prosecution.  Other tickets can mean a suspension of your driver's license.

More Information on Criminal Defense in Massachusetts

    For more information on criminal defense law, see my blog posts below:

I have gotten personal recognizance for my clients who have been stuck in jail unable to make bond.  Getting out of jail prior to trial can be one of the most important parts of representing someone charged with a crime.


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