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William J. Barabino

William J. Barabino

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Juvenile

About Me

Criminal Defense Attorney in Medford, Massachusetts

If you are facing criminal charges, your future and freedom may depend on the caliber of lawyer you hire for your defense. No matter whether the charge is a property offense, OUI/DUI/DWI, drug possession, or a major felony charge, in order to truly protect your rights, work with a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney. Work with William Barabino.

With a highly regarded criminal defense practice in Medford, Massachusetts, experienced criminal defense attorney William Barabino focuses on the best possible results for every client. He has the experience, skill and perspective necessary to obtain top results in district courts, juvenile courts and superior courts of Massachusetts.

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney — A Reputation for Effectiveness and Results

By any objective measure, criminal defense attorney William Barabino could be named an accomplished attorney in his area. Mr. Barabino has served two Governors as a member of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC). The JJAC, along with other experts and organizations, gives the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety input in developing a statewide plan for delinquency prevention and overall child well-being.

Mr. Barabino also served as a Director for Justinian Society of Massachusetts. The Justinian Law Society was founded in 1943 as the Massachusetts Italian Bar Association. The Society offers a wide range of educational programs, an active scholarship program for promising law students, and a popular series of social events.

A former U.S. Army Officer and Paratrooper, William is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts; the U.S. Appeals Court, First Circuit; the U.S. Supreme Court; the Veteran Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the U. S. Military Commissions for the Department of Defense.

William Barabino represents clients facing a broad spectrum of criminal defense matters, including driving offenses, OUI/DUI/DWI, drug possession and property offenses. Whether the charge is a misdemeanor in district court, or the most serious felony in superior court, you will know that when you walk into a courtroom with Attorney Barabino at your side, you have retained a fierce advocate, an effective negotiator and trusted legal counsel, as well as a top-notch criminal defense attorney.

Contact William Barabino by Calling 781-393-5900

If you are facing criminal charges or are currently under investigation for OUI/DUI/DWI,  drug possession, driving or property offenses, contact criminal defense attorney William Barabino by calling his Medford, Massachusetts, law office at 781-393-5900. You may also complete his online contact form.

Mr. Barabino serves Medford, Woburn, Lynnfield, Boston, Salem and towns all along the North Shore.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    11 years
  2. Juvenile: 10%
    11 years



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

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Contact Info

Law Office of William J. Barabino

92 High Street
Unit 9
Medford, MA, 02155




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Up and Coming Lawyers of Massachusetts 2010Massachusetts Bar Association/Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly2010
Up and Coming LawyersMassachusetts Bar Association2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw office of William J. Barabino2005 - Present
Commissioned OfficerU.S. Army1995 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Justinian Law Society of MassachusettsBoard of Directors2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Valerio DiGiambattistaMassachusetts Supreme Court Ruled for Defendant

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Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyLawyers on the Record2011
The Reformer MagazineIn the Forefront Again: Commonwealth v. DiGiambattista and the Admissibility of Unrecorded Confessions2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Governors Council ElectionCommentary of Candidacy and Judicial Appointments2006