From Solo to Managing a Small Firm, Transitions: From Law School to Lawyer & From Solo to Managing a Small Firm, Boston, MA
Massachusetts Bar Association
Panelists will discuss how they have succeeded in growing their firms by developing a growth plan, using a coach and utilizing referral networks. As an attorney in a solo or a small firm, you will receive tips on how to grow your practice by expanding and nurturing your attorney referral network, the changes to expect as you grow, and how to plan and respond appropriately.
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MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Criminal Defense Attorney - Member
Activities: MACDL's mission is to preserve the adversary system of justice; to maintain and foster independent and able criminal defense lawyers and to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime. MACDL will be an advocate for the advocate.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Credit Cards Accepted
Rates, Retainers and Additional Information Flat Fees
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
A: For Open And Gross Lewdness And Lascivious Behavior, the prosecutor has to prove the following elements:
First: That the defendant exposed his (her) (genitals) (buttocks) (or) (female breasts) to one or more persons;
Second: That the defendant did so intentionally;
Third: That the defendant did so “openly,” that is, either he (she) intended public exposure, or he (she) recklessly disregarded a substantial risk of public exposure, to others who might be offended by such conduct;
Fourth: That the defendant’s act was done in such a way as would alarm or shock a reasonable person; and
Fifth: That at least one person was alarmed or shocked.
For a Lewd, Wanton And Lascivious Act,
the prosecutor has to prove the following elements:
First: That the defendant (committed) (publicly solicited another person to commit) a sexual act; Second: That the sexual act involved touching the genitals or buttocks, or the female breasts;
Third: That the defendant did this either for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification, or for the purpose of offending other people; and
Fourth: That the sexual act (was) (was to be) committed in a public place; that is, a place where the defendant either intended public exposure, or recklessly disregarded a substantial risk of public exposure at that time and under those circumstances, to others who might be offended by such conduct. ... Read More
A: You can’t do an appeal, but you may have grounds to file a motion to withdraw your plea if you have sufficient grounds (aka “motion for new trial”). A criminal defense attorney can evaluate the case and discuss your options.
A: If the case ended with a dismissal, you can petition the court anytime. If it was a conviction, you need to wait 3 years for a misdemeanor or 7 years for a felony. I do a lot of petitions to seal, so feel free to call if you have any questions: 781-797-0555.