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About me

I am an experienced Criminal Defense and Immigration Law Attorney. I fight hard for my clients and get results!

Call me to schedule a consultation and evaluation of your case. I promise to be straightforward and honest in my assesment of your case. I will not sugarcoat anything in order to gain your business. Honesty and trust come first in the way I do business.


Languages spoken: Albanian, Italian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 30%
  2. Immigration: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($125-300/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Kavaja. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Shawn D. Meade

    Ilir is a well known immigration attorney who works diligently and vigorously on each one of his case. He is honest, smart, hardworking. I strongly recommend him.


    Shawn Meade Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Law Office of Ilir Kavaja

92 State Street
8th Floor
Boston, MA, 02109


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
Top Contributor AwardAVVO2013
Top Conributor AwardAVVO2012
Dean's List SchoolarNEL Boston2010
Cum Laude SchoolarSalem State University2008
Alpha Lambda Sigma SchoolarSalem State University2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerKavaja Law2012 - Present
Special ProsecutorWorcester County District Attorney2012 - 2012
Law ClerkLaw Office of Thomas S. Kaplanes2010 - 2011
Law ClerkBoston Municipal Court-Roxbury Division2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Albanian American Law SocietyCo-President2015 - Present
Albanian American Law SocietyBoard of Directors2014 - 2015
Massachusetts Bar AssociationCriminal Justice Section Council Memebr2014 - Present
Albanian American Law SocietyBoard of Directors2013 - 2014
Boston Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Albanian American Law SocietyCharter Member2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. ZambranoN/A
Commonwealth v. AvantNG
Commonwealth v. HaggertyN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Salem State CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mock ArgumentsAppellate Oral Arguments2014
Presentation to new internsThe Basics of Criminal Law2013
Mock Oral Arguments (Judge)Appallate Oral Arguments2013
Perspectives on Law SchoolGoing to Law School: Pros and Cons2011