Attorney Stephen Neyman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Lehigh University earning a degree in government. He went on to law school in San Francisco at Golden Gate University School of Law. After law school Mr. Neyman was employed by the Law Offices of Wilhelm, Thompson, Wentholt and Gibbs where he was part of a criminal defense team. One year later Steve secured a highly coveted position as a Deputy District Attorney at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office. There, Attorney Neyman prosecuted countless cases including drug crimes, sex crimes and murders. Street gang prosecutions were also a focus of his prosecutorial responsibilities. In 1989 Stephen Neyman opened his own practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been self-employed since that time, developing a reputation as one of the most formidable, competent and experienced criminal defense attorneys in the Commonwealth. Attorney Neyman is a fixture in all courts in Massachusetts.
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- Lehigh University
- B.A. | Government
- Golden Gate University School of Law
- Massachusetts Bar Association
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- Probable Cause and Making Arrests, Los Angeles Police Department Training, Los Angeles, California
- Street Law, San Francisco
- Educating high school students about common adolescent crimes.
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- Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog
- OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
25 September 2017
- Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
18 July 2017
- Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
23 May 2017
- Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
3 April 2017
- Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
21 February 2017
- Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
31 January 2017
- The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Convictions
17 January 2017
- Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusetts
28 December 2016
- Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Cases
10 December 2016
- Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog
- How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation
10 January 2015
- Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign
18 December 2014
- What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
11 June 2014
- When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win
14 May 2014
- No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Laws
12 April 2014
- Will Massachusetts See Smartphone Apps for Drunk Driving?
1 April 2014
- How To Defend An OUI Second When You Know The Cop Is Lying
18 March 2014
- The Boilerplate OUI Police Report; A Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Dream
26 February 2014
- How an OUI Lawyer Fights Inaccurate Breathalyzer Results in Massachusetts
14 February 2014
- Q. Does everyone get a shot at bail if they are arrested?
- A: You have the right to a bail hearing after you are arrested.
- Q. Looking for advise on 8 counts of distribution 1st time offense. Am looking for an attorney south shore area.
- A: We do a lot of work in that area. What court are you in. Also, you can contact me privately by email or call my office.
- Q. I got caught shoplifting days after the offence,I returned the item to the police department,what should I expect?
- A: You can expect to receive a summons in the mail for either a clerk magistrate hearing or for arraignment. You might also receive a civil demand letter. The best thing you can do to protect yourself is get a lawyer as soon as you can. Let me know if you have any further questions. Good luck.
- Q. For non-violent offense is it legal to require $5,000 cash bail along with home confinement on electronic monitoring
- A: The short answer is yes. The history of defaults likely concerned the judge who set the bail, thus the reason for the GPS and home confinement. As to the bail, seriousness of the offense, criminal history, history of defaults, ability to pay, safety to the community are just some factors judges consider when setting bail. I hope this answers your questions.
- Q. I am in default in 4 cases from 1985 one of the lawyers here suggested I go to the court with an attorney.
- A: You could be arrested. If you are in default judges certainly are within their right to hold you. However, I strongly advise you to go into court as soon as you can to address this issue. If you do it that way it is much better than if you get picked up by the police. Besides, you have an obligation to the court and need to honor it. You will probably be appointed a lawyer for this as well. Good luck.
- Q. I applied to a ride share company and they ran a CORI on me. I failed for unresolved cases.
- A: Unresolved cases usually mean that you are in default and that the cases are still open. You will need to go into that court, remove the defaults and resolve the cases. I strongly advise you to have a lawyer with you. Cases that are that old are often difficult for the prosecution to prove. However, some judges might give you a hard time for failing to honor your court obligations. I hope this answers your question. Good luck.
- Q. I am charged with DV assault. Only thing is I made the 911 call to leave the house so it would not happen.
- A: You making 911 call might work to your benefit. The audio might have her rant recorded and she might be recorded saying things that counter her complaint that you hit her. Having a subsequent affidavit inconsistent with her report to the police should also help your case. As to getting your job back, you need to contact an employment lawyer. The restraining order will not be dropped simply because of her inconsistencies. However, this can give you grounds to go back into court and move to get the restraining order vacated.