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Joshua Wood is a graduate of Boston University and he focuses on criminal defense and family law. After leaving the public defender's office he went into private practice and focuses on family law and criminal defense before joining with Jason Benzaken to form Benzaken and Wood, LLP in 2008. Joshua regularly tries cases in the District, Superior and Probate Courts, and he also lectures on criminal law topics such as eyewitness identification on a regular basis.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    4 years
  2. Divorce: 22%
    4 years
  3. Family: 1%
    4 years
  4. Guardianship: 1%
    4 years
  5. Child Custody: 1%
    4 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Keren E Goldenberg

    Josh and I worked together years ago at the public defender's office. He is a fantastic attorney who will do great work for you.


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  • Ian Thomas Davis

    Josh is an excellent and extremely knowledgeable lawyer.


    Ian Davis Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Benzaken & Wood, LLP

1342 Belmont Street, Suite 102
Brockton, MA, 02301

Benzaken & Wood, LLP

140 Main St
Falmouth, MA, 02540

Benzaken & Wood, LLP

188 Winter St.
Hyannis, MA



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Publico AwardFirst Justice2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBenzaken & Wood, LLP2008 - Present
Owner/ Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Joshua J. Wood2007 - 2008
AssociateFarrell and Associates2006 - 2007
Public DefenderCommittee For Public Counsel Services2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pilgrim AdvocatesMember of the Board of Directors2010 - Present
Brockton Licensing CommissionLicensing Commissioner2009 - Present
Brockton Joint Task Force on Public SafetyChairman2010 - 2010
Mayor Linda Balzotti's Transition TeamTeam Member2009 - 2010
Kents Hill School Alumni BoardBoard Member2006 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. L.S.Not Guilty of All Charges
Commonwealth v. A.A.Not Guilty of All Charges
Commonwealth v. J.G.Not Guilty of all felony charge, Guilty of Tresspass
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Lawyer TrainingTrying Drug Cases as Identification Cases2012
Trying ID Cases in the District Court and BeyondHow to Try Identification Cases2011
CSI and the Real WorldIdentification Evidence as Trace Evidence2011
Bar Advocate TrainingHow to Try an Identification Case2011
Handling Difficult Criminal CasesIdentification Defenses in Drug Cases2010
Swatting the Slam Dunk: Handing Hard but Common Criminal CasesTrying Hand to Hand Narcotics Offenses2009
Zealous Advocacy TrainingCross Examination Clinic2006