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William Roa was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and for the first few years of his early childhood was raised in Bogota, Colombia.  Colombia is where he first learned the Spanish language.  Thereafter, he and his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Worcester, Massachusetts. 


In 1991, he earned a high school diploma from Doherty High School – Worcester, then in 1996, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and finally in 2002, a Juris Doctorate degree from New England Law – Boston.  In the meantime, he had worked for various employers, including city and state agencies, as well as, financial companies, and small to medium sized law firms. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
  3. Immigration: 15%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Family: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

101 Tremont Street
Suite 800
Boston, MA, 02108


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct InstructorQuincy College2008 - 2008
AttorneyCatholic Charities Of Boston2004 - 2007
Legal Product SpecialistPutnam Investments2002 - 2003
Hearing OfficerBoston Housing Authority2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suffolk Lawyers for JusticeN/AN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Department of Homeland Security vs. J. R.Cancellation of Removal - Allowed
Commonwealth vs. M. L-DResisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct - After trial not guilty
A. B. vs. City ofNegligence Claim - $25,000.00 Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England Law BostonLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Massachusetts, AmherstSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996