Upholding Your Rights After Violent Crime Charges
At J. W. Carney, Jr. and Associates, we have 40 years of criminal law experience in Massachusetts. Our lawyers have represented clients in high-profile cases both in state and federal courts, including “Whitey” Bulger, Tarek Mehanna and John Salvi. We know the scope of your rights and will assert them to the full extent of the law.
In Massachusetts, the term “violent crime” encompasses any act that threatens or uses physical force against another person. While these crimes range in scope, all hold the potential for severe legal penalties and can impact your reputation.
Premier Defense Against Complex Charges
Our firm is well-equipped to address difficult criminal cases. Our leading attorney, Jay Carney, often achieves beneficial results for his clients. Jay has gotten first-degree murder and assault and battery charges dismissed for clients. Boston magazine named attorney Carney as one of The Five Best Private Criminal Defense Attorneys in the state based on qualities of skill, ethic conduct and client satisfaction. J. W. Carney, Jr. and Associates provides capable representation for all manner of violent crimes, including:
- Weapons-related crimes, including armed robbery
- Assault and battery
- Domestic violence allegations
- Manslaughter and murder
- Sex crimes
A conviction could result in jail time, high fines, mandatory counseling, loss of your Second Amendment rights, community service and probation. We will partner with you to learn the details of your case and develop a personalized case strategy that can protect your future. Our firm understands that individuals can be wrongfully accused of crimes, or their actions can be greatly misrepresented. We will carefully listen to your side of the story and ensure that it is heard.
If you are found guilty of a violent crime, you still have options. We provide aggressive representation for individuals seeking an appeal. The court is not always right in their ruling. If you were wrongfully convicted of a crime, we will stand by your side as your trusted legal advocates.
Contact Us To Secure Accomplished Legal Representation
We can assist you during any stage of your case; however, we recommend taking action as soon as possible. If you speak with us early on, we may be able to prevent official charges against you. Our firm works as a team on every case to carefully examine the charges against you and formulate the strongest possible approach.