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Hiring the Right Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer : 5 Tips

Hiring the right Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer can make all the difference when it comes to defending your rights and safeguarding your future.   

Facing criminal charges can be very unsettling. You cannot afford to lose when the stakes are so high. A strong Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer can help you navigate your charges and fight for a favorable outcome so that you can get back to the things that are most important to you. 

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact the Law Offices of Keren Goldenberg today to discuss the details of your case: online or by phone: 978-221-2503 (Lowell), 617-431-2701 (Belmont).

5 qualities to look for in a Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer

When you are faced with criminal charges, your defense lawyer is your lifeline. Who you choose to hire can be the difference between a bright future and really devastating consequences. 

Here are five qualities to look for in an effective Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer:

(1) Persistence 

Criminal defense is challenging. The prosecution has a number of advantages over the defense in a criminal case. While effective criminal defense takes skill and experience, it also takes persistence to stand up against relentless prosecutors and unforgiving judges. The right Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer will be aggressive and committed to finding ways to pivot and persist through every new challenge. 

(2) Resourcefulness

Effective criminal defense lawyers have to be very creative in strategizing and crafting a powerful defense. They must be knowledgeable about the law and about the details of your case. They must also tap into all available resources in order to find holes and opportunities in the prosecution’s case to argue in your defense. The right Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer will know what evidence to pursue, what witnesses to call, and what laws to cite to defend your rights. 

(3) Good analytical skills

A good defense attorney will navigate a complex case without losing the details. They will be able to digest the law and its requirements, scrutinize every detail of the prosecution’s arguments, and form their own arguments and reasoning to effectively defend your position. 

(4) Good communication skills

Not only should a Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer be able to effectively communicate with a judge, jury, district attorney and possible witnesses, they should also be able to effectively communicate with you. Client communication and courtroom communication require different skill sets and the right attorney will excel in both settings. 

(5) Experience in your local court system

The importance of experience with the local courts cannot be overstated. Every court system is different, and hiring a trial-tested Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer with experience in your local courts is a huge competitive advantage. 

Hire the best

On the worst day of your life, you need the right criminal defense firm on your side. Our experienced attorneys can get to the bottom of your case and help you secure a favorable outcome. If you are facing criminal charges, contact us today to schedule a free, confidential phone consultation with one of our trial-tested Massachusetts criminal defense lawyers. 

The Law Offices of Keren Goldenberg are conveniently located in Lowell and Belmont, Massachusetts at the following locations:

The Law Offices of Keren Goldenberg

97 Central St. #403

Lowell, MA 01852

978-221-2503

The Law Offices of Keren Goldenberg

19A Alexander Ave.

Belmont, MA 02478

617-431-2701

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