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  • 8 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Amesbury, MA

Eleni D.

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I hired Attorney Merritt last November for a criminal defense case. It was the best decision I could have made. Steve was prompt, thorough, and professional. He got me through a very difficult time. He is now working with me on a family situation. This is a much slower process I am being kept up to date as necessary. By the way, Kristin is awesome, too.

Roger D.

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Atty. Merritt was and remains attentive, professional, responsive and accessible. He was for me exactly what I want my advocate to be. I could not recommend him highly enough. Cared about me not just as a client, but as person who found himself in a very difficult spot.

Robert W.

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Very attentive to my issues willing to work out payments made me feel at ease knowing he was handling my case

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours
  • Tyngsboro, MA

Kevin M.

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When my estranged, soon to be ex-wife had me arrested for Domestic Assault and filed a restraining order against me, causing me to become homeless with a mortgage, I knew I was going to need a good Defense Attorney. My Divorce Attorney recommended Atty. Thomas Martin. I had interviewed 3 other attorneys but Tom instilled the most confidence and the most reasonable price. The day of the trial, they impaneled 5 women, 1 man, and 1 man alternate. Tom easily revealed my wife's motives to the jury and caught her in several lies. The jury deliberated for 10 minutes and came back with a verdict of " Not Guilty ". Thanks Tom. I will continue to recommend you to anyone in need of Criminal Defense. K.M. Lowell

Maksim S.

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Thomas Martin was unbelievable in my OUI case! Very professional, detail oriented and friendly. I felt like I knew Thomas for year the first time I met him! He makes you feel very confident in your case. Of course he help me beat my OUI case!! He did an amazing job. If you are looking for a professional lawyer with amazing credentials give Give Thomas a call he will BEAT YOUR CASE!!!! Thank you Attorney Thomas Martin.

Stephen K.

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From the Cali client; 5***** stars he was very professional in all areas that needed to be. But when the case was dismissed we were both very happy with the way the DA handled after talking to my attorney. Would I hire him again???? You bet in fact I need his services again. Steve from cali..... So call me!!!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • North Reading, MA

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My experience with Atty Kendall has been a very professional and positive one. He has taken my cases and turned them over quickly professionally and dismissed all my negative charges within one visit to court. He stood by my side and made sure all paperwork was correct and turned my life around in one day. I would recommend him for any case you have. He works hard to get the right result...Iwas

Lisa M.

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Hired Rich for misunderstanding out of Woburn Court. My error was not hiring him for Show Cause hearing. He was great, quickly got matter dismissed, no costs, and I can get it sealed in a few months. He was great through entire process and as retired police officer really has inside line on how best to approach things. He's a true gentleman.

Valerie R.

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We are very pleased with Attorney Kendall's attention to detail as well as his efforts to make his plans clear, going above and beyond! His expertise in the area of DUI defense is quite impressive!

Julian L.

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I have worked with Attorney Sweeney in the past and have found him to be a highly competent and motivated professional attorney. He always looks out for his clients best interest in whatever area of law he practices in and works quickly and efficiently to get to the outcome. Not only has he helped me numerous times in the past, but he is always readily available for my questions and concerns, always picking up the phone or calling me back and answering my questions timely. Anyone would be better off with Attorney Sweeney helping in their matters as he is one of the best attorneys I have ever dealt with. I cannot recommend Attorney Sweeney any higher, he is a consummate professional, and a really good person.

Clint M.

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I've had the pleasure to practice with Attorney Sweeney for the past three years. He has always been dependable, knowledgeable and well-prepared. His expertise includes not only trial advocacy, but also the behind-the-scene's negotiation and mastery of court-ordered/private rehabilitation programs necessary to truly ensure the best possible outcome for his clients. I cannot recommend another attorney more highly!

Bridget S.

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I don't know which my husband does better - being a husband, father or defense attorney. Luckily, I haven't had the need for a defense attorney. My husband is one of the few attorneys out there that loves the law and truly cares for his clients. He is a wonderful family man with strong values and I highly recommend him to everyone.

  • Salem, NH

Nate B.

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He is the guy to call if you get busted for a DWI in New Hampshire!

Bad I.

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Mark id the best DWI lawyer in New Hampshire. Hands down!

  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Manchester, NH

Heidi G.

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Justin Shepard and his colleagues have been wonderful. My case is not complete but Justin has been open, available and very forthright since my first meeting with him.

Karen B.

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Excellent to work with. So glad to have found him to work with!

  • 17 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bedford, NH

Rick F.

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Attorney Shawn Sweeney defended me in a simple assault charge in Milford, NH. I am very pleased with the out come of my case. Attorney Sweeney was very professional and thorough keeping me informed during the 5 months my case was pending. Shawn Sweeney explained in great detail all aspects of my case and the law. Standing in front of a judge and having a prosecutor explain the charges against me, was very intimidating but having attorney Shawn Sweeney by my side to defend me, gave me a great sense of comfort and assurance that my interests where being protected. I would highly recommend attorney Shawn Sweeney.

Daniel D.

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My son feels taken care of with him. Not scared like he was. He was so thankful when Attorney Sweeney appeared at the jail. It all came together.

Frank F.

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I was charged with a serious assault. Andrew got me found not guilty and i was really happy with how he handled the case. He did alot of research and the jury was nodding their heads during the trial. It was great.

  • 26 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Salem, NH

Mary S.

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I hired Attorney Nicholas Howie to represent my son for an underage alcohol related incident. Attorney Howie was always very professional and easily accessible. Attorney Howie was able to have my son's case dismissed so we were all very happy with the outcome! We have referred Attorney Howie to friends who have needed a criminal attorney, and they were happy with him. We recommend Attorney Nicholas Howie for any criminal matter.

  • 10 years in business
  • Woburn, MA

Marie F.

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Excellent experience. Responsive and quick turnaround


Jeffrey K. Varszegi, Attorney at Law provides legal services across greater Lawrence, Lowell and surrounding areas, covering Middlesex County and Essex County. Attorney Varszegi is in general practice, with a focus on criminal defense, family, unemployment and landlord-tenant law.


I am a criminal defense attorney in all states and federal courts in NH and Mass. I have been practicing criminal defense work in all types of cases, including murder, sexual assault, drug offenses, DWI, etc., for 26 years.


Welcome! The Law Offices of Maria Murber practices law in Haverhill, Massachusetts and Essex County. Our entire staff is dedicated to helping clients with their legal matters with regards to the following: * Criminal law * Juvenile criminal law * Personal injury (predominantly auto accidents) Please contact our Haverhill law firm with questions about your legal issue. Provide as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney/client relationship, it will allow our legal team to begin an assessment of your case.

  • Salem, MA


A Salem criminal defense attorney can provide the legal representation you require if you are facing criminal charges, such as drug crimes, DUI, domestic abuse, internet crimes, theft crimes, and many others. Contact the firm today.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Derry, NH


I represent client in many different criminal cases in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, including clients arrested for DWI/OUI, motor vehicle matters, drug sales or possession, theft and shoplifting and domestic violence offenses, such as violations of protective orders, simple assault and criminal threatening. I also handle fraud cases and accusations of dealings in counterfeit goods, and I represent clients accused of serious felonies, including homicide, negligent homicide, first degree assault, second degree assault and firearm offenses. I appear in all of the superior courts and district courts in Rockingham County, Hillsborough County, Merrimack County and Strafford County in New Hampshire and Newburyport, Haverhill, Lawrence and Lowell District Courts in Massachusetts. I also represent clients in Plymouth District Court, Laconia District Court and Keene District Court. I also travel to the Department of Safety Bureau of Hearings, representing clients on a variety of motor vehicle matters.

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