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James M. Milligan Jr.

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Attorney Milligan is a Massachusetts drunk driving defense lawyer dedicated to aggressively representing and defending people charged with drunk driving in Massachusetts (OUI, DWI, DUI).  In 2014, he went to trial on 90 OUI Cases with an 87% acquittal/dismissal rate.


 


He is one of the only few lawyers in Massachusetts that is board certified in drunk driving defense. He is the chair of the Massachusetts continuing legal education courses on handling OUI cases and has lectured other Massachusetts lawyers  how to best defend clients charged with drunk driving (OUI, DWI, DUI).  Attorney Milligan is a seasoned and experienced drunk driving lawyer who handles more drunk driving cases a year in Massachusetts than most attorneys do in their career.


 


Attorney Milligan is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), and the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL). He has extensive trial experience with courts all over the Commonwealth.


 



Massachusetts Drunk Driving Lawyer,  Attorney James Milligan

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    19 years
  2. Unspecified: 5%
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • George Papachristos

    One of the best attorneys in the field. I had the pleasure of getting to know Attorney Milligan's skills when dealing with him as a prosecutor. He was always prepared, and presented all his clients' cases with a polished and distinguished presence. Highly recommended. GP

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    George Papachristos Criminal defense Attorney
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    I endorse this lawyer. He is a very competent and skilled lawyer. He gets exceptional results

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    Michael Monopoli Criminal defense Attorney
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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive199807/30/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent Client Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
Preeminent Client Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAttorney James Milligan Law Office2010 - Present
DUI OUI AttorneyJones, Milligan & Geraghty2000 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Chair2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2000 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. E.D – Quincy District CourtNot Guilty
Commonwealth v. R.L. (Lynn District Court)Not Guilty
Commonwealth v. P.H (Plymouth District Court)Not Guilty
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. ("MCLE")Handling Massachusetts OUI Cases2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. ("MCLE")Massachusetts Auot Stops2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)OUI Drunk Driving Defense2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)Litigating OUI Cases2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Allegheny CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Handling OUI Cases2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Massachusetts Auto Stops2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.OUI Summit - Drunk Driving Defense2010
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Law and Science of Traffic Defense2009
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Massachusetts Auto Stops2009
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Litigating OUI Cases2008
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Criminal Law Practice Forum2007
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Criminal Law Conference2006