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Lawrence James Christopher

Lawrence James Christopher

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

        Attorney Christopher is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a former prosecutor in Suffolk County , Norfolk County and the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. Attorney Christopher has  prosecuted numerous felony and misdemeanor cases during his time as a prosecutor in both Norfolk and Suffolk Counties at both the district and superior court level, including motor vehicle homicide, possession and distribution of narcotics, assault and battery, domestic assault and battery, possession of firearms and operating under the influence, assault with intent to murder, trafficking controlled substances and possession of firearms.


     His current caseload includes handling criminal defense matters in courts throughout the Commonwealth from clerk's hearings and arraignments through motions and trials.  His extensive courtroom experience makes him a valuable lawyer to have on your side in any criminal matter.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Leonard L Spada

    As a civil litigator who does not handle criminal matters, I refer all of my criminal defense matters to Attorney Christopher. I have done so for over 10 years. Attorney Christopher's success rate with my referrals has been phenomenal due to his meticulous preparation, courtroom skills and insider knowledge of our criminal justice system. Attorney Christopher is an aggressive, skilled and creative advocate who finds a way to win. I will continue to send him my criminal defense work and take comfort in knowing that my clients are in very capable hands.

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    Leonard Spada Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Panagiotis A. Konstantilakis

    Attorney Christopher has helped many of my clients whom I have referred to him for Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI matters. He's easy to talk with and very knowledgeable in his practice areas.

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    Panagiotis Konstantilakis Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

Law Office of Lawrence Christopher

111 Everett Avenue
Suite 1F
Chelsea, MA, 02150

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive199504/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Special Recognition for Outstanding ServicesFranklin Hill Coalition1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Lawrence Christopher2003 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralMass. Attorney General's Office2002 - 2003
Assistant District AttorneySuffolk County District Attorney1996 - 2002
Assistant District AttorneyNorfolk County District Attorney Office1995 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
CAPIC - Real Estate Board. Chelsea MABoard of Directors- Secretary of Board2006 - Present
Fraternal Order of PoliceLegal Counsel2006 - Present
Franklin Hill CoalitionMember1997 - 1999
Irish American Law Students Associationmember1991 - 1994
Phi Alpha Theta- National History Honor SocietyMember1989 - 1990

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
OUI dismissed after Motion to Suppress is AllowedDismissed before trial in Chelsea District Court
Commonwealth v. C.B.Motion to Suppress allowed In Chelsea District Court
Gun CaseNot Guilty in Essex Superior Court

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Salem State CollegeHistoryMA - Masters1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Macaronis Institute Of Trial and Appellate AdvocacyDifficult Criminal Practice Issues in District Court2000