Criminal Defense

Attorney Anthony R. Riccio represents individuals who have been arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony criminal charges throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Riccio has quickly developed an excellent reputation as a criminal defense attorney as evidenced by his selections to the 2016 and 2017 Massachusetts Rising Stars lists by Super Lawyers for criminal defense. His past experience as a prosecutor in Bristol County helped lay the groundwork for his success in criminal defense.

Attorney Riccio has a unique ability to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the Government’s case, which allows him to develop an effective defense for his clients and their respective cases. With his experience in criminal law, Attorney Riccio understands when and what issues may arise in a case and knows how to handle those issues as they occur.

Having served as lead counsel in approximately forty (40) trials as a prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Riccio is a skilled and experienced trial attorney who understands the rules of evidence and the inner workings of a trial. In a criminal case, the Defendant is presumed to be innocent and it is the Government’s burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he/she is guilty of the charges. Attorney Riccio vigorously fights for his clients in court and believes in holding the Government to their burden of proof.

The Law Offices of Anthony R. Riccio represents individuals who have been charged in Massachusetts with the following criminal offenses:

  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • Abuse-Related / Domestic Violence
    • Assault & Battery / Assault & Battery on Family/Household Member
    • Assault & Battery w/ Dangerous Weapon
    • Assault / Assault w/ Dangerous Weapon
    • Violation of Restraining Order (209A)
    • Strangulation
    • Threat to Commit a Crime
  • Drug Offenses
    • Distribution; Possession with Intent to Distribute; Trafficking
    • Simple Possession
    • Knowingly Being Present Where Heroin is Kept
  • Sexual Assault
    • Rape / Statutory Rape
    • Indecent Assault & Battery on Person Under/Over 14 Years of Age
  • Gun / Firearm Offenses
    • Possession of a Firearm
    • Carrying a Firearm
    • Possession of Ammunition without FID Card
    • Armed Robbery
    • Armed Assault in a Dwelling
    • Armed Home Invasion
  • Theft-Related
    • Unarmed Robbery
    • Larceny under/over $250.00
    • Shoplifting
    • Breaking & Entering with Intent to Commit Misdemeanor/Felony

If you are currently under investigation, or have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony in District or Superior Court, you should not speak to the police or District Attorney’s Office without first discussing your case with a criminal defense attorney. You have the right to remain silent and the right to have an attorney present when speaking with the police or Government, and every individual should exercise thoughts rights when confronted by the police or prosecutor. Contact Attorney Anthony Riccio today to schedule a free consultation.

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