Massachusetts Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation Attorneys

Experience & Perspective
Experience Matters

Our attorneys are experienced, professional practitioners with countless hours of litigation and courtroom experience through every phase of criminal and civil matters.  Whatever your situation, we can help you find the path forward.

Cost Efficient Services

We understand that the last thing you want to spend your money on is attorney fees!  We are honest, transparent and fair about our pricing and work efficiently to keep your costs and expenses at a reasonable level.

Get Some Perspective

Whether it is criminal or civil, we bring a broad range of experience to help you to identify issues and formulate a plan to get the best possible result. We have been on every side of serious civil and criminal cases and know what to look out for.

We Can Write Too!

Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation involve more than just oral advocacy.  Cases are often won through written filings to the court and our motions are tailored to your case to ensure the best chance of getting the judge to rule our way.

A Team Approach

We take a collaborative approach to problem solving and work together to handle your matter as a team.  We are accessible, responsive and will work hard to understand your case and present all available options.

Every Step of the Way

We represent clients through every stage of criminal and civil proceedings, from investigation through trial and to the appeals court.  If court can't be avoided, we are prepared to take your case as far as necessary to protect your interests.

PRACTICE AREAS

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Criminal Defense

Your rights matter and so does your reputation.

Even minor criminal offenses can carry long-term consequences, while serious charges can mean the difference between freedom and prison.

We approach each case individually to evaluate your risk and mitigate - or completely eliminate - your exposure.

Our criminal defense attorneys are experienced at every phase of the proceedings, from clerk magistrate hearings to trials, and include a former prosecutor and special prosecutor.

PRACTICE AREAS

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Criminal Defense

Your rights matter and so does your reputation.

Even minor criminal offenses can carry long-term consequences, while serious charges can mean the difference between freedom and prison.

We approach each case individually to evaluate your risk and mitigate - or completely eliminate - your exposure.

Our criminal defense attorneys are experienced at every phase of the proceedings, from clerk magistrate hearings to trials, and include a former prosecutor and special prosecutor.

Personal Injury

You deserve to be treated fairly.

In our experience, most people who consult with a personal injury lawyer after suffering injuries through no fault of their own are just looking to be treated failrly and have their interests protected, particularly from the insurance companies.

Our personal injury attorneys provide committed, compassionate and dedicated representation to help guide you through the process - from the initial steps through trial, if necessary - and will work to maximize recovery for your losses.

Personal Injury

You deserve to be treated fairly.

In our experience, most people who consult with a personal injury lawyer after suffering injuries through no fault of their own are just looking to be treated failrly and have their interests protected, particularly from the insurance companies.

Our personal injury attorneys provide committed, compassionate and dedicated representation to help guide you through the process - from the initial steps through trial, if necessary - and will work to maximize recovery for your losses.

Landlord - Tenant

Your property is an investment that needs to be protected.

It's frustrating when a tenant does not live up to their obligations it. It costs time and money, as well as lost rental opportunities. We work with residential or commercial landlords to help protect your interests and maximize your investment.

The negotiation and drafting of lease terms is crucial, as is compliance with both contractual obligations and regulatory requirements. If necessary, we can prosecute eviction proceedings and collect monetary damages.

Landlord - Tenant

Your property is an investment that needs to be protected.

It's frustrating when a tenant does not live up to their obligations it. It costs time and money, as well as lost rental opportunities. We work with residential or commercial landlords to help protect your interests and maximize your investment.

The negotiation and drafting of lease terms is crucial, as is compliance with both contractual obligations and regulatory requirements. If necessary, we can prosecute eviction proceedings and collect monetary damages.

Civil Litigation

Disputes are inevitable. Be protected.

Disputes are a part of human nature and the stakes -both monetary and personal- can be extremely high. If you've been wronged, or accused of wrongdoing, you just want to be vindicated and protect yourself.

Our trial attorneys bring significant experience to the handling of civil litigation matters throughout Massachusetts.  We will thoroughly understand the law and facts of your case, evaluate  your options and are skilled at all phases of litigation, from negotiation to trial.

Civil Litigation

Disputes are inevitable. Be protected.

Disputes are a part of human nature and the stakes -both monetary and personal- can be extremely high. If you've been wronged, or accused of wrongdoing, you just want to be vindicated and protect yourself.

Our trial attorneys bring significant experience to the handling of civil litigation matters throughout Massachusetts.  We will thoroughly understand the law and facts of your case, evaluate  your options and are skilled at all phases of litigation, from negotiation to trial.

Meet our Attorneys

Let Our Experience Work For You
Massachusetts Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation Attorney Andrew Berman
Andrew DiCarlo Berman
Partner

Andrew has handled civil and criminal matters at the highest levels for over 20 years.  He is a former prosecutor and senior civil trial attorney at a Boston Law firm.  He has argued in front of the Supreme Judicial Court 3 times on both civil and criminal matters and has been appointed as a Special Prosecutor seven times in serious and high-profile criminal matters.

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Andrew Stacey
Partner

Attorney Stacey represents clients in criminal and civil matters across Massachusetts. He has appeared in every district court in the Commonwealth and in Superior court. He has been trusted by members of law enforcement and even other attorneys when their careers depended on it. A trained mediator, Attorney Stacey puts his adept problem solving skills to use in securing the best outcomes for his clients.

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Johanna Griffiths
Partner

Attorney Griffiths represents clients in criminal and landlord tenant matters, and has appeared in district court throughout the state of Massachusetts. She relies on her years of experience and expertise to get the best possible results, and strives to provide the support and positivity that clients need to get through a difficult time.

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