For What Would I Need a Boston Criminal Defense Attorney For?
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For What Would I Need a Boston Criminal Defense Attorney For?

The obvious answer is a Boston Criminal Defense Attorney is someone who represents a person who is in trouble with the law.

And that is a good thing. However, lawyers also have bad press. Just think of all those anti-lawyer jokes. For example: How many lawyers are needed to change a light bulb? Answer, twenty three: two to object, four to research precedents, one to dictate a letter, five to argue, one to get a continuance, one to depose, one to write motions, two to negotiate, five to bill for professional services and one to order the office manager to change the bulb. But lawyer jokes aside, just stop and think a minute. The fact is a Boston criminal defense lawyer is an essential element in the American criminal justice system.

A Boston Criminal Defense Attorney earns a living by billing for his/her time from individuals (hence the billing for professional services). By enjoying economic independence derived from earning a living from private clients, they can practice as counselors and advocates without being dictated to by a higher authority. They can negotiate on your behalf; write, file and argue motions to protect your rights; seek a continuance to give you more time to get the discovery or prepare for trial; cross-examine witnesses against you and present evidence on your behalf. They will speak for you in court, offer ways to solve the problem and give you legal advice, argue your case and depose witnesses necessary to prove your innocence.

What this means is that your Boston criminal defense lawyer can protect you against an abuse of power. They stand between you and a system unfairly prepared to prove you guilty. A system supported by the police, the labs, the researchers, and an office of prosecutors, secretaries and victim witness advocates. He/she is there to ensure you get a fair trial and a fair disposition.

Who is the prosecutor?

A prosecutor on the other hand, does not have the same economic independence that a Boston criminal defense lawyer does, which is why there are no jokes that start with the line how many prosecutors are needed to change a light bulb? The prosecutor works for the state and has a vested interested in seeing the state win its case. The prosecutor does not bill for his or her time. He/she is paid by the state.

Our laws today evolved from the nineteenth century when issues were settled by the plaintiff and defendant going head-to-head. The winner was usually the one that shouted the loudest and longest. Accordingly, as society evolved there was a need for a regulated and considered process of decision-making.

Hire a Boston Criminal Defense Attorney!

If you or a loved one is charged with a crime such as assault and battery , hire a Boston criminal defense lawyer. He/she is your best chance to ensure that the criminal justice system is fair and equitable. You will not be expected to shout louder than the prosecutor to win your case. Instead, your lawyer will be there to protect your constitutional rights and get you the best possible disposition. So, when it comes to paying your Boston criminal defense lawyer’s fee, remember that you are paying him/her to protect you against a shocking and overwhelming abuse of power. Oh yes, and to ensure that the Boston criminal defense lawyer can afford to tell the office manager to change the light bulb!


“I really wanted to thank you so much. I cannot thank you enough. You were always there to fulfill whatever was required by the court.”
“Dear Elliot, People are not immune to the ‘fortune’ in their life. The bright side is that someone is out there to save them. You are the person saving my fate. You represent ‘integrity and justice.’ You are the best lawyer on earth.”
“I cannot begin to tell you how much I’ve appreciated your most sincere guidance & support. This has been one of the most difficult years we’ve been through with our son. We could not have hoped for a more positive outcome.”
“I wanted to thank you again. I’m at the end of my probation period. I could not have done it without you. You were such a great support. I just want to let you know I appreciated everything you did.”
“Dear Mr Savitz, Thank you so much for all your hard work, as well as your persistence on my case. I really appreciate your sensitivity in dealing with me on this matter. I feel good about the outcome of my case and am grateful to you for resolving it quickly.”
“We were absolutely astonished and very grateful for how Elliot handled our son’s case and would highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of legal council!”
“Thank you for representing me in court. Everything worked out for the better. I have been attending all my AA meetings, consulting at Catholic Charities and meeting with my probation officer. I haven’t had a drink since the day I went to court and everything is great at home.”
“Dear Elliot, Just a short note filled with heartfelt thanks for your help and support in my defense during my court appearance. I can’t begin to express how grateful I am knowing this foolish incident and its aftermath is finally over. Thank again, so very much.”
“I’m sitting here thinking about what a remarkable victory you pulled off. I just had to let you know that it was an outstanding victory. Well done.”




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Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing criminal charges, call The Law Offices of Elliot Savitz & Scott Bradley, at (781) 974-3429.

We are available 24/7 and can assess your criminal charges over the phone to quickly determine your best course of action. Then, our law office will represent you in court as we fight together against your charges.

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