Adam C. Russell is a battle tested criminal defense lawyer. He has earned a reputation of getting results for repeat offenders. Russell Defense Firm uses an independent investigation designed to prove your side of the story in court.
OUI / DUI Defense Lawyer
Adam C. Russell gets results in cases alleging high breath alcohol concentrations with car accidents.
Criminal Defense Lawyer
Adam C. Russell gets results in cases where informants or the complaining witness are working with law enforcement.
Before becoming a lawyer, Adam played college basketball and then was a garbage man in Boston. He is a fierce competitor and not afraid of hard work. Adam attended Hampden Academy in Hampden Maine, worked at a Fortune 500 bank, earned a degree from the University of Southern Maine while competing in NCAA men's varsity basketball, and later attended law school at the nation's largest law school- Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Before graduating, he got involved with the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. and has been practicing OUI law since admission to the bar in 2010. Adam has won significant victories in both Eastern and Western Massachusetts for people accused of operating under the influence with bad accidents, drug crimes, and violent crimes. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer's Rising Star every year since 2014!
HIGHLY TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED
Adam prides himself on fighting for people accused of unpopular crimes. He has specialized training with the National College for DUI Defense, Inc. and the National Criminal Defense College and presented at the Social Law Library. This allows Adam to stay on the leading edge for new defense and effectively represent his clients. He works hard to be on the same pages as judges and one step ahead of the prosecutor. He argues cases in all Massachusetts District Courts, Superior Courts, and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
FEWER CLIENTS, MORE ATTENTION FOR EACH
Adam C. Russell limits the number of cases he takes to ensure every client gets the level of attention the individual client and gravity of the situation demands. Adam prides himself on representing people with mental health and/or substance abuse issues that require sensitivity balanced with sound, honest advice. Good people can be accused of unpopular crimes.
SMALL TOWN ROOTS
Growing up in Maine, Adam's neighbor lost a promising political career to a single allegation of OUI. His best friend's father got treated guilty from the start. This left a lasting impression on Adam. Adam fights for good people accused of unpopular crimes.
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor
- University of Southern Maine, B.A.
- National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Dorchester Bar Association
- Massachusetts District Courts
- Massachusetts Superior Courts
- United States District Court of Massachusetts
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