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Kevin Gaughen Jr.

Real estate Attorney at Weymouth, MA

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 7 years
    Massachusetts - MA 16 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2016
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2007
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Kevin

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   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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Gaughen, Gaughen, Lane & Hernando
528 Broad St
Weymouth, MA, 02189

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-33%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • 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
  • Intern
  • Suffolk County Probate & Family Court
  • 2005 - 2005
  • Intern
  • United States Department of Justice
  • 2001 - 2001
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  • Suffolk University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2004

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Motor Vehicle Homicide
  • Charges Dismissed
  • Domestic Assault & Battery
  • Case Dismissed


  • Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Norfolk County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Nominee "10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Massachusetts
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Dedicated Service Award
  • Norfolk County District Attorney's Office
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • First Time Homebuyer Seminar
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • 2014
  • 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
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (8)
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Litigation Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin is knowledgeable and passionate. I can refer clients to him without hesitation. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Kevin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with and against Kevin. He is always professional and obtains great results for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"I worked with Kevin at the Norfolk County DA's Office, he was one year my senior and a great help in learning the ropes!"
Litigation Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Kevin is an experienced former prosecutor that provides his clients with the best possible legal representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Gaughen was always well-prepared and well-spoken as a former assistant district attorney. He was professional and courteous and handled himself well in a courtroom."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"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."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kevin is a diligent, tenacious attorney with exceptional ability."
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Weymouth Real estate Lawyer Kevin Gaughen Jr.
Kevin Gaughen Jr.
Real estate Attorney
Weymouth, MA
Licensed for 16 years
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