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We are a time-proven Boston criminal defense law firm committed to your future. Massachusetts domestic violence accusations, DUI / OUI / drunk driving cases, clerk-magistrate's hearings, fraud or larceny accusations and all other Massachusetts criminal offenses should not derail your future. Locations in Boston's Back Bay and Quincy's Marina Bay.

Boston criminal lawyer Joe Serpa of Serpa Law Office is among the best-respected criminal lawyers in the Boston area and in Eastern Massachusetts. Mr. Serpa is a Georgetown Law trained criminal defense expert with a track record of dismissals and acquittals in Massachusetts criminal cases that is difficult to match.

Mr. Serpa's expertise in criminal law and criminal procedure, and his commitment to clients' futures, families and careers, make him a persistent and talented advocate. A twenty-year record of Massachusetts criminal defense victories is the result of that skill and dedication.

When your future, your family and your career are at stake, a false accusation or a single mistake should not derail a lifetime of hard work.

Preserving your future and your career is Mr. Serpa's focus. If you've been accused of a crime in the Massachusetts courts, your criminal case can set your life, your family, your future and your career off track, sometimes permanently. A false accusation or a single mistake should not derail a lifetime of hard work.

For many people, a Massachusetts criminal record is simply not an option. If you are in a profession that will not tolerate a criminal conviction, you need the best Massachusetts criminal lawyer with the time-tested talent and expertise to get you back on track and restore your family and future. Likewise, if you are facing a jail sentence or a felony conviction, you need the top Massachusetts criminal defense attorney with the deep trial experience and courtroom skills to save your future and keep you at home with your family.

Serpa Law Office is a Massachusetts criminal law firm located in Boston's Back Bay. We represent clients of all professions all over Eastern Massachusetts. We have restored the futures of fellow lawyers, medical professionals, law enforcement officers, retail workers, laborers, drivers, finance or tech professionals and stay-at-home parents. Our specialty is making sure you make it out of your case with your career, your family and your future intact.

Local Offices for Criminal Defense and DUI

We are accessible to clients at our Back Bay location just off the Arlington Street Station on the Green Line and in our Quincy Marina Bay office ten minutes south of Boston.

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Joe Serpa

Criminal Defense Attorney Joe Serpa is among Boston’s most highly respected and accomplished criminal defense attorneys, thanks in large part to an extraordinary winning trial record in the criminal courts of Massachusetts. He is a cum-laude law school graduate, a law review member and a Georgetown Law educated lawyer.

With an innovative and assertive approach to the law, Attorney Serpa has repeatedly and steadily obtained acquittals before Massachusetts juries in cases from drunk driving to first degree murder. Joe Serpa's clients have been found not guilty by Massachusetts juries in the district courts and superior courts of nearly every county in Massachusetts, including Suffolk County, Norfolk County, Middlesex County, Bristol County, Plymouth County and Essex County.

Criminal Defense and DUI Expertise

Mr. Serpa's outstanding jury trial record has made him a deeply trusted and respected criminal defense attorney in Massachusetts courts hearing both felony and misdemeanor cases. When you hire Attorney Joe Serpa as your Boston criminal defense attorney, you have equipped yourself with one of the most deeply experienced, battle-proven and dedicated attorneys you can find.

"We believe in the fight because we owe it to our clients and because a fair and just criminal justice system only works when there is a real fight by a smart, tough and serious lawyer.” - Joe Serpa

Attorney Serpa was educated at Georgetown University’s prestigious Law Center. He is deeply versed in the intricacies of criminal and trial law, and has a sharp ear for weakness in an accusation or in the credibility of a witness or a piece of scientific evidence. His sharp ear for unreliable evidence and his skill in presenting his clients’ cases has repeatedly left the prosecution’s cases in pieces before juries and judges.

Serpa Law Office serves a wide client base. Mr. Serpa practices in the Federal, Superior, Family and District Courts of Massachusetts, and represents clients from:

  • Greater Boston and the South Shore including Quincy, Cambridge, Somerville, Revere, Chelsea, East Boston and Brockton.
  • Metrowest including Framingham and Newton.
  • The North Shore including Woburn, Peabody, Lawrence, Lynn and Salem.
  • Southeastern Massachusetts including Taunton, Fall River and New Bedford.

Attorney Serpa’s approach to advocacy comes from a deep ethic of work, family and empathy. His accessible and attentive approach to representing his clients makes him an advocate who will be by your side from the beginning of your case until the very end.

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Client Reviews
He's one of the best people I've met. I'm really appreciative of all the help I received. If you have a serious case, he'll work hard to make sure you have the best outcome. I highly recommend him. You will not be disappointed. - A.J
Mr. Serpa was very helpful with my family member ‘s case. He was able to get it dismissed quickly and easily. He is very professional and very good at what he does. I’m so glad he hired him. You will be glad too if you hire him. - Z.M.
Serpa law office was my attorney of choice for 2 seperate cases I had last year. With both situations, Joseph not only treated me great, delivered the results I was hoping for, and was extremely professional and genuine. I would definitely recommend this law office to anyone in need of legal help. - P.C.

First-degree murder, Plymouth County Superior Court: Not guilty all counts (Comm. v. MR)

Domestic Assault and Battery, Intimidation of a Witness, Carrying a Firearm, Malicious Destruction of Property, Middlesex County Superior Court: Not guilty all counts (Comm. v. MM)

Aggravated Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (Attempted Murder with a Knife), Suffolk Superior Court: Not guilty of felony indictments (Comm. v. JB)

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