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Joe Serpa

Joe Serpa

Boston Criminal Lawyer. Boston Criminal Attorney. Abogado Criminalista.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Massachusetts
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Attorney Joe Serpa is a criminal and civil trial attorney located in Boston with a winning record in the trial courts of Massachusetts. With an innovative and assertive approach to the law, Attorney Serpa has successfully defended his clients in serious felony prosecutions charging murder to sexual assault to operating under the influence of alcohol (DWI / OUI). He has consistently tried cases to acquittal before juries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Serpa's clients have been found not guilty in ninety percent of those trials over nearly two decades.

Attorney Serpa also gets results in civil cases and family cases, such as divorce, child custody and paternity matters. He has consistently won money damages for his clients in injury claims and lawsuits, has successfully defended individual clients and businesses against civil lawsuits, and has both tried and settled the entire range of family cases, from divorce and spousal support cases to child support and custody cases.

Attorney Serpa practices in the Federal, Superior, Family and District Courts of Massachusetts, and represents clients from Greater Boston and the South Shore including Quincy, Cambridge, Somerville, Revere, Chelsea, East Boston and Brockton; Metrowest including Framingham and Newton; the North Shore including Woburn, Peabody, Lawrence, Lynn and Salem; and Southeastern Massachusetts including Taunton, Fall River and New Bedford.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
White Collar Crime
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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1st Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
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Regan Associates, Chartered
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Legal Aid Society of New York
Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. (1996) | Criminal Litigation and Constitutional Law
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A. (1990)
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Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Massachusetts Bar Association
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Boston Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Massachusetts Breathalyzer Tests and DUI License Suspensions
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Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Serpa Law Office
Boston, MA - Emergency Call Back 24 hrs. / day
20 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
Telephone: (617) 936-0201
Fax: (617) 765-7139
Serpa Law Office
Quincy, MA
500 Victory Rd.
Suite 400
Quincy, MA 02171