Kevin W. Gaughen, Jr. joined the firm in August of 2009 from the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office. Gaughen served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Wrentham, Quincy, Stoughton and Dedham District Courts and as the Assistant District Attorney in charge of the Brookline District and Juvenile Courts. Attorney Gaughen is known for his zealous trial advocacy. In a recent appeals court case, opposing counsel characterized him as to have "pummeled into the jury’s consciousness"1 important portions of the case. The case was decided in his client’s favor.
Attorney Gaughen is a graduate of American University where he was awarded a B.A. Gaughen received a Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School. Gaughen was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2007.
Attorney Gaughen concentrates his practice in the areas of Criminal Law, Litigation and Family Law.
Attorney Gaughen is a member of various professional associations including the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Norfolk County Bar Association and Plymouth County Bar Association.
1. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Appeals Court. 2009-P-0154. Commonwealth v. Francis Fisher. Brief for the Defendant.
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Kevin is a great attorney. He has a keen sense of the law, and great ability to figure out what is important. He recently left the District Attorney's Office, while he was there I had the opportunity to work with him as opposing counsel, he was always fair, forthright and reasonable under given circumstances.
Jessica Foley Criminal Defense Attorney
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Dedicated Service Award||Norfolk County District Attorney's Office||2009|
|Partner||Gaughen, Gaughen, Lane & Hernando||2014 - Present|
|Associate||Gaughen, Gaughen, Lane & Hernando||2009 - 2014|
|Assistant District Attorney||Norfolk District Attorney||2007 - 2009|
|Rule 3:03 Criminal Defense Attorney||Suffolk Defenders||2006 - 2007|
|Suffolk County Probate & Family Court||2005 - 2005|
|United States Department of Justice||2001 - 2001|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Plymouth County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Norfolk County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Boston Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Suffolk University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|American University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Hingham Realtors Roundtable||Updates to the Homestead Law||2011|
|Alumni Conference||Dangers of Social Networking||2011|
|Hingham Citizen's Police Alumni Association||Dangers of Social Networking||2010|