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Attorney Saccardi is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Northeastern University School of Law. He focuses on landlord-tenant law in Boston and the surrounding communities. In 2012, Attorney Saccardi was named by the Boston Bar Association as a 2012-2013 Public Interest Leader. An active volunteer with the Volunteer Lawyer Project’s housing court programs, Attorney Saccardi was awarded VLP’s 2011 Denis Maguire Pro Bono Award for exceptional service in accepting and handling pro bono cases. Prior to starting his own practice, Attorney Saccardi was a litigation associate at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge in Boston.


He lives with his wife in Somerville. Prior to law school, he worked in the Macroeconomics department of the Harvard Institute for International Development and as Assistant Director of the Community Preservation Coalition at the Trust for Public Land. When Attorney Saccardi is not in court or meeting with clients, he enjoys most things outdoors and is always on the lookout for the best pizza in Boston.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 85%
    7 years, 260 cases
  2. Foreclosure: 15%
    7 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kenneth C. Vining

    I have know Chris on a professional level for about 5 years. In the interest of full disclosure, I am presently representing his wife. Chris is someone I rely on for advice on all my housing matters. He is an experienced attorney and a consummate professional. You can rely on him to expertly handle any housing situation.


    Kenneth Vining Landlord-tenant Attorney
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  • Meredith Landmann Lawrence

    Chris Saccardi is a brilliant and compassionate landlord/tenant attorney.


    Meredith Lawrence
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Contact info

58 Day St.
Somerville, MA, 02144


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Public Interest Leadership ProgramBoston Bar Association2012
Denis Maguire Pro Bono AwardThe Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateEdwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP2008 - 2009
Assistant DirectorThe Trust for Public Land2002 - 2005
Project Asst, Macroeconomics Dept.Harvard Institute for International Development1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Defense of Summary Process EvictionJudgment for tenant - possession, damages, attorney's fees, and costs
Consumer Protection Act ClaimMotion to dismiss was granted.
Landlord v. TenantMotion to dismiss granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Boston.comThe One Piece of Massachusetts History We Want to Lose: Lead Paint2015
Beyond the BillableAttorneys Learn Ins and Outs of Housing Court2014
Beyond the BillableUse Pro Bono to Build Your Practice2013
BBA News ReleaseExpanding Lawyer for Day at Housing Court2012
Boston Bar AssociationUnwavering Dedication2012
Law Office Management Assistance Program BlogGoing Back to Give Back2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
Dartmouth CollegePsychologyBA1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LAR Practical Skills: Ethical ConsiderationsEthical Issues Re Limited Assistance Representation2015
Community Reentry Readiness ProgramLandlord-Tenant Law2015
BBA Summer Career Series 2015What is it Really LIke Going Solo2015
Housing LawLandlord Tenant Law and Practice2014
Housing LawTrying a Case in Housing Court2014
BBA Summer Career Series 2014What's It REALLY Like to Go Solo?2014
BBA Solo and Small Firm SectionDeveloping a Niche in Your Practice2014
Pro BonoBuilding Your Practice Through Pro Bono2013
Housing LawTrying a Case in Boston Housing Court2012
Housing lawTrying a Case in Boston Housing Court2011