David R Yannetti

David R Yannetti

Criminal Defense Attorney
Boston, MA




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About Me

By any objective measure, Attorney David R. Yannetti has reached the top of his profession. In the past year, Attorney Yannetti achieved an acquittal in a first-degree murder case after first obtaining a new trial for his client, who had served sixteen years in state prison after being wrongfully convicted. Later in the year, Attorney Yannetti was selected to compete in the annual "Battle of the...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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David Yannetti Is Hands Down The Best Lawyer In Boston

Posted by: Cliff over 3 years ago.

David Yannetti is not just a great Lawyer he is a great Man. He took on my case with the conviction and energy of a real intelligent, strong, caring,...

David Yannetti is an example of "zealous advocacy" at it's finest

Posted by: a Domestic Violence client about 6 years ago.

David Yannetti skillfully litigated a very serious set of felony allegations filed against me. While in law school, I was wrongfully accused of 5...
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Showing 2 of 14 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Joseph F. Hennessey
Joseph Hennessey

Boston, MA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I knew Dave when he was with the district attorney's office. He was one of the best DAs in the court but he's a better...
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1989 License Status: Active for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/17/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1999 – present

Yannetti Criminal Law Firm


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1989 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Boston College Law School


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2012 2013 Best Lawyers in America

U.S. News & World Report


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2007- present Member

Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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2003 Successful Brief and Record Appendix filed in the Supreme Judicial Court in opposition to the Commonwealth's appeal of a Superior Court judge's allowance of the defendant's motion for new trial

Commonwealth v. Phinney

Speaking Engagements

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2007 Criminal Defense & Prosecution Issues

at Boston College Law School Trial Practice Class

2000 Practical Issues in Massachusetts Criminal Law

at Suffolk University Law School Criminal Law Class

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