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David J. Grimaldi

David J. Grimaldi

Premier Criminal Defense Lawyer of Greater Boston
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI ...
  • Massachusetts
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Attorney David Grimaldi is among the best attorneys in the Boston area. He is experienced, devoted, intelligent, prepared, knowledgeable and diligent.
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Attorney David J. Grimaldi provides outstanding criminal defense representation to clients in Greater Boston. Recognized by Super Lawyers and Boston Magazine as a top lawyer in his field, Attorney Grimaldi represents clients in the following areas:

* Homicide
* Federal offenses
* White Collar crime
* Sexual offenses
* Drug charges
* Firearm offenses
* Violent crimes
* Restraining Orders
* DUI / OUI / DWI (Drunk driving)
* Title IX and Student Representation

Attorney Grimaldi has won numerous not guilty verdicts at trial, including acquittals for armed robbery, armed assault with intent to murder, armed assault in a dwelling, assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer, assault with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (ABDW), aggravated ABDW, assault with intent to rape, assault with intent to rape a child, attempted murder, carrying a loaded firearm, conspiracy to distribute narcotics, disseminating harmful matter to a minor, home invasion, indecent assault and battery on a child, malicious destruction of property, mayhem, motor vehicle homicide, murder, operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor, possession of a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, procurement of naturalization contrary to law, rape, rape of a child, unarmed robbery, and witness intimidation.

Attorney Grimaldi has successfully moved to dismiss many charges for his clients, including drug offenses, computer crimes, sex crimes, motor vehicle crimes, and violent offenses.

Attorney Grimaldi has also won many motions to suppress evidence, persuading judges to throw out evidence of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, firearms, ammunition, cell phones, and computer evidence.

In a landmark ruling, Attorney Grimaldi was the first lawyer in the history of Massachusetts to win judicial immunity of defense witnesses.

If you are charged with a crime, contact Attorney Grimaldi for a free consultation.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Additional Practice Area
  • Title IX and Student Representation
Video Conferencing
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
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1st Circuit
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United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
David J. Grimaldi, P.C.
- Current
Trial Attorney
Committee for Public Counsel Services
Case Assistant
Goodwin Procter LLP
National Criminal Defense College
Trial Practice Institute | Criminal Law
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Boston College Law School
J.D. (2007) | Criminal Law
Honors: Outstanding Promise of Professional Achievement (awarded at graduation) National Mock Trial Team Member Mock Trial Competition Finalist
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Clark University
B.A. (2001) | History
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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London School of Economics and Political Science
Study Abroad
Study Abroad Program for Full Academic Year
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Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense
Boston Magazine
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Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Boston
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
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Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Boston Bar Association
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Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Member since 2014. Board member since 2021.
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Criminal Justice Act Panel in Federal Court
- Current
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Suffolk Lawyers for Justice
- Current
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Massachusetts Bar Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Warrantless Searches of Cell Phones and Other Electronic Items, CPCS Annual Public Defender Conference
Effective Opening Statements at Trial, Zealous Advocacy Training
Motions for Third Party Records, Zealous Advocacy Training
The Art of Cross-Examination, CPCS Pubic Defender Training
Opening Statements, Zealous Advocacy Training
Warrant and Warrantless Search and Seizure, Boston, MA
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
Certification to Represent Defendants Accused of Murder
Committee for Public Counsel Services
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
David J. Grimaldi, P.C.
929 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: (617) 661-1529
Fax: (857) 362-7889
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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