Criminal Law

If you have been charged with the commission of a crime and are looking for a criminal defense attorney,  call Attorney James R. Ferraro at 617/969-0400 for an explanation of your rights. Attorney Ferraro has worked extensively as a criminal defense attorney in the District Courts throughout the greater Boston area, including Waltham and Newton, for nearly two decades.


Attorney Ferraro has obtained optimal results for numerous clients charged with various crimes, including:

  • OUI
  • Operating to Endanger
  • Assault & Battery
  • Property Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Drug Possession
  • Restraining Order Violations

Attorney Ferraro has a proven track record of resolving District Court criminal matters favorably for his clients.  He understands the anxiety involved with going to Court for the first time, and that people make mistakes.  He focuses the Court’s attention on the positive things people have done in their lives, and zealously advocates for his clients’ rights.

Representative matters:

Represented client charged with felony malicious destruction of property.  Obtained dismissal of charge prior to arraignment, and dismissal of misdemeanor charge upon payment of restitution.

Represented client charged with felony drug violation near a school zone.  Obtained dismissal of complaint prior to arraignment, and continuance without a finding of misdemeanor drug possession charge with one year probation.

Represented client accused of operating to endanger.  Secured remand of case to a Probable Cause Hearing, and obtained dismissal prior to defendant being charged with any crime.

Obtained an outright dismissal upon payment of court costs on behalf of client charged with Operating to  Endanger.

Successfully petitioned the Court pursuant to G.L. c. 276, §100 to have clients’ criminal records sealed on numerous occasions.


Call or send us a message today for a free initial consultation.

James R. Ferraro, Esq. – 617/969-0400