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James Peter Geraghty

James Peter Geraghty

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About Me

Jame Geraghty is an experienced and nationally respected drunk driving defense attorney practicing in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. His practice is focused solely on OUI defense. He is a published author on the subject and has defended individuals in over fifty courts throughout Massachusetts. He recently spoke at Harvard University training fellow lawyers on how to cross examine police during OUI trials. In addition to his extensive criminal trial experience, Mr. Geraghty is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. If you can't afford a guilty DUI verdict, call him today to discuss your case and protect your legal rights (617) 571-5487.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    18 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. He is a top notch lawyer with a tremendous amount of experience. He is highly respected by fellow lawyers and the judiciary


    Michael Monopoli Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jose L. Serpa

    James is the source for the intricacies of DWI law in Massachusetts. He's the lawyer that other lawyers call for advice on the area of law. He has earned that reputation with a razor sharp legal mind and a courtroom acumen to match it.


    Jose Serpa Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jones & Geraghty

80 Washington Sq., Building K
Norwell, MA, 02061-1716




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MADD - Drunk Driving Prosecutor of the Year, 2002MADD2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerJones & Geraghty2002 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
OUI Lawyer Boston Federal CourtNot Guilty Trial Verdict
OUI Lawyer Plymouth Massachusetts District CourtNot Guilty Trial Verdict

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Publication NameTitleDate
MCLE’s Trying OUI Cases in MassachusettsChallenging the Prosecutor’s Case2013
Aspatore Book publicationDefending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of MontanaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NCDD Summer Session Harvard University, Cambridge, MAPolice Cross Examination techniques for OUI Attorneys2011
Crafting More Effective Motions to Suppress EvidenceCaselaw and Recent Developments2009