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Adam C. Russell

Adam C. Russell

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

If you or a loved one have been accused of a crime in greater Boston, call Adam C. Russell.  You deserve the zealous advocacy of an experienced criminal defense lawyer with a reputation of getting results for repeat offenders in Massachusetts District, Superior, and Federal Courts.  If you are looking for a lawyer who fights for the rights of a client, even when that is not popular, come to Brighton and meet with Adam C. Russell.  represent people accused OUI, Drugs, and Assault crimes with dignity and honor- no matter the facts. When the government is investigating you or a loved one- it's time to get a lawyer on your side that won't judge you while providing sound advice.  What sets Russell Defense Firm apart from other lawyers and small law firms is the level of independent investigation that goes into each case.  Attorney Russell uses those facts to help prove your side of the story in court.   Remember, it costs nothing to talk to us.  Attorney Russell regularly appears in Waltham, Fitchburg, Brighton, Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Lowell, Newton, Concord, West Roxbury, and Worcester.  Attoney Russell has been recognized by the National College for DUI Defense, Inc., Super Lawyers Rising Starts, and Natnional Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.             


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    5 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    5 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Stephen Neyman

    I endorse this lawyer. Great advocate. Tough, practical and tenacious.


    Stephen Neyman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jefferson W. Boone

    Adam has an office next door to mine, and we constantly exchange stories and theories. He is an expert in criminal defense and I have picked his brain on several occasions, with good results. His knowledge, courtroom presence and zeal combine to make him paramount in whatever matter he is engaged for. I recommend him.


    Jefferson Boone Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Russell Defense Firm

309 Washington Street
Brighton, MA, 02135




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerRussell Defense Firm2011 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College for DUI Defense, Inc.General Member2012 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember2011 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Social Law Librarycardholder2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. JHdismissal
Commonwealth v. CBDismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
National College for DUI Defense, Inc.DUI Laws of your state: Vermont2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Southern MainePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Waltham Landlord AssociationSigns of drug activity2014