Steven J. Topazio is a Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer who focuses his practice on criminal defense and criminal law issues in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Licensed to practice law since 1986, Attorney Topazio has successfully defended thousands of individuals charged with various criminal offenses. Over the course of his 30 plus year legal career, Attorney Steven J. Topazio has acquired the knowledge, courtroom savvy and legal expertise from countless courtroom battles to become one of Boston's Top Lawyers. Attorney Topazio takes pride in the attention he gives to each of his clients. He knows that it is critical to properly understand each case. Unlike other attorneys who wait for the first court date before beginning their investigation, Attorney Topazio will discuss strategy with you from day one. Breaking a case down so as to pursue and preserve evidence is the cornerstone to success. If you have been arrested; received a summons in the mail; or under criminal investigation; representing yourself is usually not your best option. Without the proper legal advice, you might say or do things you believe are in your best interest that are used against you by the government. Police and prosecutors are trained professionals in the area of criminal prosecutions and will capitalize on every mistake you make. They will certainly take advantage of your inexperience in court. You can’t afford to make any mistakes when you are in trouble, especially not having the appropriate lawyer. Attorney Steven J. Topazio is your right choice to defend your freedom for the best possible outcome. Attorney Steven J. Topazio has earned an “AV” Peer Rating and a 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, and was included on the list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers.