Law Office of James Budreau — Criminal Law. Federal Trials and Appeals. Complex Civil Litigation.

Practice Areas

Criminal Practice

Represents clients at all stages of criminal litigation in state and federal court.. Cases range from homicide, major felonies and narcotic prosecutions to complex white collar, fraud and other business related conspiracies. Jim’s successes includes winning state homicide cases and complex federal conspiracy trials and appeals in Boston, throughout Massachusetts and out of state. Successful strategies include use of psychologists, computer analysts, financial experts and other forensic experts.

Litigation and Employment Law

Practice includes strategy, general litigation services and appeals for employment related case. Jim, who taught an Employment Litigation course at Harvard Law School, has successfully resolved  discrimination, unfair terminations, contract disputes, stock contracts, fraud allegations, and privacy violations on behalf of clients.

Appeals and Post-Conviction Matters

Practice includes civil and criminal appeals and other post-conviction stages including motions for a new trial and writs of habeas corpus. Jim’s successes include reversing and vacating numerous convictions in the Massachusetts state court system and winning federal cases throughout the country.

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James Budreau is a Boston MA Criminal Lawyer law firm. Our main offerings include: Criminal Defense Attorneys, Employment Lawyers and Divorce Attorneys for your legal needs.


We serve the following States, Cities, Zip Codes and Counties:
Massachusetts, Boston 02116, Cambridge 02238, Brookline 02445, Chestnut Hill 02467, Newton 02458, Dedham 02026, Wobum 01801, Salem 01970, Somerville 02143, Suffolk County, Middlesex County, Essex County, Norfolk County, Vermont, Burlington 05401

  • CORPORATE REPRESENTATION
    Represent corporate clients and their executives accused of multi-million fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, computer related crimes, stock and security filing violations, bribes and kickback schemes and conspiracies in federal court.
  • GENERAL CRIMINAL REPRESENTATION
    Represent individuals accused of narcotic violations, financial crimes, homicide and other serious felonies in federal and state courts in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Rhode Island. Twenty years of experience litigating felonies and misdemeanors in the state and federal courts in Boston
  • CIVIL LITIGATION
    Represented employees and employers in contract disputes, discrimination cases and unfair terminations cases for over fifteen years. Represent clients in various complex civil litigation in state and federal courts including forfeiture cases, employment matters and general business litigation. Experienced family law group.