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About me

I strive every day to be a trusted advisor to my clients. My clients' well being is the number one concern for me as I guide my clients through the legal process.

I return my clients phone calls by the end each business day. My competive advantage is the respect and attention I give to each case I am presented. 

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 500 cases
  2. Immigration: 30%
    8 years, 30 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    10 years, 50 cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    8 years, 10 cases



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of James P. Hentz, P.C

255 Park Ave., Ste 1000
Worcester, MA, 01609


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationSt. Jude2011
Certificate of AppreciationEaster Seals2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Office of James P. Hentz2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Worcester Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Worcester Property Owner's AssociationMember2010 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2008 - Present
Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
Sterling Education Services, Inc.Faculty Member and Guest Speaker2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationsMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Applicant (Green Card Holder) v. United States of America: Petition for US Citizenship-Approved-February 7, 2012.Approved
Petitioner (Husband) v. United States-Petitioner Applied for Immigrant Relative-Beneficiary(wife)- Approved -December 15, 2011.Approved
Commonwealth v. James MorganNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
EBookHow to Hire the Best Attorney2010
EBook40 Easy Top Tips to Become a Successful Attorney2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Florida State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Landlord and Tenant LawLandlord's and Tenant's Obligations2012
Landlord - Tenant LawLandlord's and Tenant's Obligations2012
Understanding the OUI Laws in MassachusettsUnderstanding the OUI Laws in Massachusetts2011
Marrying InternationallyMarriage Based Green Card2010
Landord TenantLandord Tenant2010
Social Security Disability IncomeSocial Security Disability Income2009
LectureLandlord Tenant in Massachusetts2007
LectureLandlord and Tenant Law In Massachusetts2006
LectureLandlord and Tenant Law In Massachusetts2006