A native of St. Louis, Mr. Fernandez graduated from Boston College and Washington University Law School.
He previously worked as a District Attorney in the City of St. Louis before entering private practice. His Firm concentrates on criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, and immigration and naturalization cases. Mr. Fernandez has been lead counsel on numerous trials with experience in both the State and Federal Courts. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys serving the Latin community.
Mr. Fernandez has been admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Illinois, Missouri, and in the United States District Court of Massachusetts.
Practicing now as a criminal lawyer in Boston Mr. Fernandez has represented clients facing all types of charges. He has represented cases ranging from drug possession, possession with intent to distribute drugs, trafficking in drugs and distribution of drugs. He represents people in both state and federal court. Other matters handled range from simple assault and battery, to domestic assault and battery to violent crime such as armed robbery.
As a prosecutor Mr. Fernandez handled a wide range of cases and gained valuable trial experience. Now as a defense attorney that experience is used to help clients obtain the best results possible in their cases.
Mr. Fernandez has helped college students from all over Massachusetts who face criminal charges. University students with criminal charges ranging from drug possession to sexual assault have received excellent results in their criminal matters. It is vital to try and keep a student’s criminal record clean so that it will not affect the rest of their lives when applying for graduate school or employment. A conviction on a criminal case can cause a student to miss out on employment and graduate school opportunities. It is important that these matters are handled in a way which protects a student’s future.
Mr. Fernandez represents many people in the Latin community. As a Spanish speaker Mr. Fernandez is able to help those who do not speak English in understanding their case and getting the best results possible.
Mr. Fernandez has been nominated and rated as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer both in 2013 and 2014. As a criminal lawyer in Boston he has had numerous trials which have ended with a not guilty verdict. With over 20 years of legal experience litigating both criminal and civil matters you will be in good hands when it comes to receiving the best legal advice as to your matter.
The Massachusetts trial court system consists of many local district courts and then central Superior Courts which exist in every County. The Superior Courts handle more serious cases which are indicted and brought up from the District Courts.
Criminal defense matters handled by the firm have ranged from all over Massachusetts including the Counties of: Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Bristol, Worcester, Springfield, Barnstable and Essex.
District Courts in which Mr. Fernandez routinely practice include the Boston Municipal Court, Chelsea, East Boston, Cambridge, Dedham, Lynn, Revere, Salem, Fall River, Newton, Gloucester as well as many others.
J.D., Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993
B.A., Boston College, Boston, MA, USA, 1990
Illinois, 1997 (currently inactive status)
Missouri, 1993 (currently inactive status)
U.S. District Court and Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2002