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Andrea Nichole Lance

Andrea Nichole Lance

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

     I provide criminal defense and family law representation and mediation to clients throughout Massachusetts. I am a former Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, one of the largest and busiest prosecutors' offices in the country, where I gained extensive trial experience in a range of felony and misdemeanor crimes inluding domestic violence charges, aggravated battery, burglary, DUI, and drug trafficking. 


     As a prosecutor responsible for domestic violence cases, I collaborated with the Department of Children and Families and with attorneys handling domestic relations cases connected to the criminal cases I prosecuted. This experience combined with my previous work with domestic violence survivors led me to expand my practice areas to include divorce and other domestic relations law.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Family: 50%
    9 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Yehuda D. B. Bruck

    I endorse this lawyer. Met Andrea when she was a prosecutor in Miami. She was an effective and talented prosecutor; a talent that no doubt serves her well as a private lawyer in Boston.

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    Yehuda Bruck Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Mark R. Griffith

    Andrea Lance is a skilled litigator who fiercely represents her client's interest. She is an excellent attorney who I would not hesitate to hire were I in need of legal counsel. Most importantly Andrea brings a care and commitment to her client's welfare that is often missing in the legal community. I highly endorse Andrea Lance.

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    Mark Griffith Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lance Law LLC

185 Devonshire Street
Suite 302
Boston, MA, 021101407

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive201004/14/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200605/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal AttorneyLance Law LLC2011 - Present
AssociateMorrison Mahoney, LLP2010 - 2010
Assistant State AttorneyMiami Dade State Attorney's Office2006 - 2010
Crimes Against Children Bureau InternBrooklyn District Attorney's Office2005 - 2006
Elder Law Clinic InternSt. John's University School Of Law2004 - 2004
Rape Crisis CounselorSouth Middlesex Opportunity Council2002 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
No One Left BehindBoard Member2014 - Present
YWCACommittee Member2013 - Present
Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Review CommitteeCommittee Member2012 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida BarMember2006 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Computer & Internet LawyerBack to the Future of your Privacy Rights: U.S. v. Jones2014
Massachusetts Law ReviewBack to the Future of Your Privacy Rights: U.S. v. Jones2013
American Bar Association publicationWhen A Client's Mental Health Is At Issue2012
Thomson ReutersTransitioning from Prosecutor to Defense Attorney: Leading Lawyers on Essential Strategies for Considering and Adapting to a New Professional Perspective (Inside the Minds)2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
College of the Holy CrossHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association Annual MeetingEssentials of Immigration and Criminal Law2012