Boston, MA Criminal Defense Lawyers

1,050 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Boston, MA area.

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Rachel M. Self

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Rachel M. Self, P.C.
6 Beacon Street, Suite 825, Boston, MA
116 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Located in downtown Boston, I specialize in criminal defense and immigration law.
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 50% Immigration
License MA, Active since 2004

Joseph B. Simons

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Simons Law Office
10 Post Office Square, Suite 800, Boston, MA
69 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
High-Quality Criminal Defense Attorney.
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 20% Federal Crime, 15% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 15 minutes
License MA, Active since 2012

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David R Yannetti

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Yannetti Criminal Defense Law Firm
44 School Street, #1000A, Boston, MA
34 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
David Yannetti is a highly rated criminal defense expert, leading a team of experienced attorneys.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 15% Domestic Violence, 15% Drug Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 1989

Lauren J. Weitzen

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Lawson & Weitzen, LLP
88 Black Falcon Ave Ste 345, Boston, MA
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Experienced Criminal Defense Atty; 2014-20 Super Lawyers Rising Star, AVVO Client's Choice Award Attorney
Practice area 50% Criminal Defense, 15% Domestic Violence, 15% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $325-375 per hour  • Retainer,  Always
License MA, Active since 2006

Christopher B. Coughlin

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Coughlin Law Group PC
98 N Washington Street, Suite B3, Boston, MA
51 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Christopher B. Coughlin is a former prosecutor and seasoned criminal defense lawyer.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 50% DUI & DWI, 10% Sex Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 2006

Aaron Lazar

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Attorney at Law
185 Devonshire Street, Suite 401, Boston, MA
28 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
I focus my practice on helping people who face real-life issues. I have dedicated my entire career to this. While in college, I helped draft a grant to secure federal funding for a court-related program for people with substance abuse issues. I al...
Practice area 45% Criminal Defense, 30% DUI & DWI, 25% Domestic Violence
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 2008

Rui P. Alves

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Barton Gilman
75 Federal Street, 9th floor, Boston, MA
23 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
Helping Families Resolve Disputes. Call to Speak With an Experienced Attorney
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 26% Divorce & Separation, 25% Child Custody and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License MA, Active since 2005

Matthew Barison

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Matthew K. Barison, Esq.
100 Cambridge St., 14th Floor, Boston, MA
24 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Matthew K. Barison, Esq. is an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney with over 12 years of trial experience.
Practice area 80% Criminal Defense, 20% Litigation
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 2011

Peter V Bellotti

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Bellotti Law Group, P.C.
Schrafft Center, 529 Main St #128, Boston, MA
30 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
AN OUTSTANDING ATTORNEY IN EVERY WAY - Judge Gerald Alch
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 30% Car Accidents, 30% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 1985

Michael R Schneider

Good Schneider Cormier & Fried
83 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 40 years
Litigating criminal cases since 1983, with focus on post-conviction litigation.
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 30% Appeals, 20% Constitutional and more
License MA, Active since 1983

Dakota D. Martin

Law Office of Dakota D. Martin
35 India Street, suite 300, Boston, MA
30 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
A Criminal Conviction Will Impact Your Life. Defend Yourself. Call Today For a Free Consultation

Dmitry Lev

The Lev Law Firm
One Post Office Square, Suite 3600, Boston, MA
33 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Dmitry Lev is an experienced litigator known for his winning jury trial track record in Massachusetts Courts. A cum laude graduate of the Roger Williams University School of Law, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration ...

James M. Milligan

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Attorney James Milligan
867 Boylston Street, Suite 5000, Boston, MA
190 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
Don't take another chance. You need proven and powerful drunk driving representation. Free Case Eval
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 90% DUI & DWI
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License MA, Active since 1998

Steven J. Topazio

Law Office of Steven J. Topazio
Suite 1000C, 44 School Street, Boston, MA
58 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
With more than 30 years of trial experience in the area of criminal law, Attorney Topazio has become a well-qualified criminal defense lawyer whose professional skills have become equally suited to the resolution of both criminal as well as person...

Lauren M. Thomas

Lauren Thomas Law
6 Beacon Street Suite 720, Boston, MA
14 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Lauren began her career working in the legal field in her home state of Wisconsin and since then in connection with various agencies in Massachusetts, including the New England Innocence Project, Committee for Public Counsel Services and Suffolk L...

Matthew Whiddon Peterson

Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson
55 Union Street, Suite: 400, Boston, MA
56 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
I will take your case personally! I am known for fighting for my clients aggressively and finding every angle to win their case. I focus on criminal defense, domestic relations, and immigration. I also practice some civil law. Call me today, and l...

Claudia Lagos

Scully and Lagos
101 Summer St Fl 4., Boston, MA
18 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Claudia Lagos began her legal career at the Committee for Public Counsel Services, where she worked for two years. At the Committee, Attorney Lagos successfully defended hundreds of clients accused of crimes including, but not limited to, drug tra...

Edward Patrick Harrington

Edward P. Harrington, Attorney at Law
171 Milk Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 32 years
Attorney Edward Harrington is a former assistant district attorneys who has extensive criminal and civil trial experience. We specialize in criminal defense and we also handle civil trials. We also represent several railroads in the defense of per...

Zachary Philip Lown

Lown Law Firm
50 Congress Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
Thoughtful and open-minded attorney. Will listen carefully to what you have to say. Will work to protect your rights and achieve your goal.

Francisco Javier Fernandez

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Law office of Frank Fernandez, Esq.
185 Devonshire st ste 302, Boston, MA
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.3
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
Represents clients throughout Massachusetts in matters from criminal defense to personal injury!
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Personal Injury, 25% Medical Malpractice and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License MA, Active since 2002

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