Providing State-of-the-Art Representation

J. W. Carney, Jr. and Associates provides the highest quality counsel on all felonies and misdemeanors to clients who are charged in State and Federal Courts, as well as to individuals who are under investigation. Our lawyers reflect different strengths, which are combined in a team approach to complex litigation.

Attorney J. W. Carney, Jr. is one of the most accomplished and respected criminal defense attorneys in Massachusetts. He has successfully defended hundreds of criminal cases in state and federal court. He is a prolific trial attorney with a wealth of experience. He is a prominent figure in the legal community that has been profiled in many publications, including a lengthy article on Last Line of Defense: The High-Profile Path of J. W. Carney.  To learn more about Attorney Carney and the firm, please click on Our Team or News.

The firm has experience in all types of criminal matters, including:

  • Motor vehicle homicide
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug distribution and trafficking
  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Sexual assaults of adults
  • Sexual abuse of children
  • RICO prosecutions
  • Shaken-baby syndrome
  • Fraud and embezzlement

The firm also handles the following matters:

  • Juvenile prosecutions
  • College disciplinary proceedings
  • Restraining orders
  • Regulatory boards regarding suspension or restoration of professional licenses and other disciplinary proceedings
  • Appeals and motions for a new trial on cases previously handled by other attorneys
  • Conspiracy
  • Sealing criminal records

Special emphasis is placed on creative sentencing proposals, expert witnesses, and mental health factors in criminal cases.

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