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Richard M Russell

Criminal defense Attorney at Falmouth, MA

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Licensed for 30 years
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1992
Updated 12/26/2022

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Law Office of Richard M. Russell
197 Palmer Avenue
Falmouth, MA, 02540-2810


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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Richard M. Russell (see curriculum vitae at
  • 1992 - Present


  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • B.S. Engineering (computer science) magna cum laude
  • 2009
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • Doctor of Law (J.D.), cum laude
  • 1992
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • B.S. Business Administration (marketing) cum laude
  • 1986

Legal Cases

  • Commonwealth v. Zettel, 46 Mass. App. Ct. 471 (1999)
  • Conviction reversed and not guilty outcome entered.
  • Commonwealth v. Whelton, 428 Mass. 24 (1998)
  • The case anticipated defects in USSC constitutional jurisprudence.


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present


  • Law Review: editor and author
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • 1991
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
  • 1988


  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly April 19, 2010: 39
  • Trademark and Service Mark Protection for the Local Businessman
  • 2010
  • 92 Massachusetts Law Review 25
  • Copyright in Architectural Drawings and Works
  • 2009
  • 25 Suffolk University Law Review 1071
  • The Causation Requirement: Guardian of Fairness or Obstacle to Justice?--Making Sense of a Decade of DES Litigation
  • 1991

Speaking Engagements

  • Frequent Instructor at Falmouth Community School
  • Falmouth Community School
  • 2020

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Falmouth Criminal defense Lawyer Richard M Russell
Richard M Russell
Criminal defense Attorney
Falmouth, MA
Licensed for 30 years
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