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Robert S.C. Meltzer

Criminal defense Attorney at Wellesley, MA

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  • Licensed for 9 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2014
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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    The Law Office of Robert S.C. Meltzer will aggressively and professionally defend you against all felony and misdemeanor charges in state courts across Massachusetts.

    9 years

  2. Residential real estate
    Attorney Robert Meltzer is Of Counsel to the firm River Street Law, which specializes in condominium, real estate, and construction law and litigation.

  3. DUI and DWI
    Attorney Robert Meltzer has the experience and knowledge to defend you against any OUI/DUI/DWI charge in Massachusetts, whether a first offense, a ninth offense, or involving serious injury, death, or drugs.

    9 years

  4. Drug Crime
    Attorney Robert Meltzer knows how to defend you against any drug crime, whether possession, distribution, or trafficking, and he isn't afraid to fight to clear your name.

    9 years

  5. Expungement
    If you have a charge on your record, Attorney Robert Meltzer may be able to get it sealed or expunged so it cannot be seen by employers, housing authorities, etc., and allow you to move on with your life.

  6. Juvenile law
    Attorney Robert S.C. Meltzer handles all manner of juvenile criminal cases, whether delinquency or youthful offender charges.

  7. Speeding and traffic ticket
    A speeding ticket is more than a fine: it can cause a significant increase in your insurance premiums, and repeated violations can trigger a suspension of your license. Attorney Meltzer can help fight the ticket before a clerk or a judge.

  8. Violent crime
    Attorney Robert S.C. Meltzer is not afraid to fight to clear your name if you are charged with any violent crime, whether assault and battery, dangerous weapon, serious bodily injury, or domestic violence.

A former prosecutor, Attorney Robert S.C. Meltzer will relentlessly fight for the rights of those charged with a crime, thoroughly pursuing all legal options at each step from clerk's hearings and arraignments through trial. As an experienced criminal trial attorney, he is not afraid to take your case to a jury and fight for a not guilty verdict. He will be dedicated to you, and will always thoroughly discuss court procedures, case strategies, and different outcomes to give you the best criminal defense advice possible.

Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Meltzer was an Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex District Attorney's Office for over six years, where he gained an insider's perspective of how the government will handle your case. As a prosecutor, Attorney Meltzer was responsible for prosecuting major felonies in the Superior Court, District Courts, and Juvenile Courts, and tried nearly fifty jury trials, approximately twenty bench trials, and countless motions to suppress, motions to dismiss, and dangerousness hearings. Attorney Meltzer earned the respect of the defense bar, judges, court staff, and police departments alike through his courtroom demeanor, intelligence, and persuasiveness, while his extensive preparation, attention to detail, and out-of-the-box thinking contributed to numerous victories in front of both judges and juries.

A native of the Boston area, Attorney Meltzer earned his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and his Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society from the Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated with High Distinction. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.

Attorney Meltzer is a proud veteran, having served over six years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force. During that time, he deployed twice to Iraq performing convoy operations in support of the U.S. Army. Attorney Meltzer was honorably discharged with the rank of staff sergeant. Today, he is a proud member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2498 in Needham.

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Law Office of Robert S.C. Meltzer
11 River Street
Suite 302
Wellesley, MA, 02481

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Work Experience

  • Owner/Principal Attorney
  • Law Office of Robert S.C. Meltzer
  • 2021 - Present
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Middlesex District Attorney's Office
  • 2014 - 2021


  • Boston College Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009


  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Commander
  • 2011 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Scott Harshbarger Prevention Award
  • Middlesex District Attorney's Office
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I know Attorney Meltzer from his time in the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. I had more than a few cases with him. He is easily one of the best attorneys that office ever had. He knew the law, could discuss it intelligently, was easily reached and responsive. Most importantly, he has a great sense of perspective and took the time to know something about the person he was prosecuting. He never saw defendants as all the same, or tried to place them in categories. They were each different and he tailored his prosecution to the specific case. Attorney Meltzer leaving that office for the defense side is a loss to the DA's office, but a stroke of good fortune for those that need a defense attorney. I am happy to welcome him to the defense bar."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"It is with ease that I endorse Attorney Meltzer. He and I have worked on opposite sides many difficult cases through the years while he was a prosecutor. Attorney Meltzer is a zealous advocate, always prepared, able to think of his feet to come up with creative solutions, and most important of all, he’s compassionate. A welcome addition to the criminal defense bar."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Attorney Meltzer since the beginning of his legal career as both a peer and as opposing counsel on a major criminal case. He has always been personable, honest, and hard working. He comes to court highly prepared and is well respected within the criminal law community. I highly endorse Attorney Meltzer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I worked with Attorney Meltzer as a prosecutor and then on the other side of the aisle from him as a defense attorney. I wholeheartedly endorse him. Attorney Meltzer is extremely thorough, easy to get along with, and very effective in court. As a result of his years of experience as a prosecutor, Attorney Meltzer knows the prosecutors, judges, and court staff intimately. I am confident that you will have a terrific experience with his representation."
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Robert S.C. Meltzer
Criminal defense Attorney
Wellesley, MA
Licensed for 9 years
Free Consultation