Wellesley

With a population estimated at 27,244 in 2008, Wellesley is a prosperous town in the MetroWest area of Boston. It was once a part of Needham, but broke off in 1880 after a popular vote established that residents wanted their own city. Its population grew substantially n the 1920s, thanks to the availability of transportation that made it a viable residence for workers commuting into Boston. Modern Wellesley is home to Wellesley College and Babson College as well as a well-regarded K-12 public school system. Notable current and former residents include author Vladimir Nabokov, Boston Celtics players Rasheed Wallace and Ray Allen, and poet Sylvia Plath. Wellesley is served by the Dedham District Court, along with many other municipalities in the region, including Dedham, Medfield, Westwood, Needham, Dover and Norwood.

Attorney Kathleen M. McCarthy is dedicated to protecting her clients’ rights and getting them the best possible outcome for each criminal case. A former prosecutor, she has worked as a criminal defense attorney since 1997 and developed a reputation as a tough, aggressive advocate for her clients. She handles all types of criminal cases, including minor crimes like disorderly conduct, drunk driving or drug possession as well as serious crimes like assault and battery, theft or indecent assault. In many cases, she can handle multiple legal matters stemming from the same incident, such as traffic charges related to a charge of operating under the influence, or restraining orders related to a domestic violence charge. She also handles criminal appeals, which give defendants a chance to overturn a wrongful criminal conviction.

Visitors to the law offices of Kathleen M. McCarthy frequently arrive feeling upset, stressed and uncertain about the future. Criminal charges against you or someone you love can threaten your family, your job and your plans for the future. Kathleen McCarthy understands what her clients are up against, which is why she makes a point of responding quickly to messages from new and existing clients. Remember, you’re not necessarily guilty just because law enforcement says you are. Officers can make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes allow our office to get charges dropped, dismissed or reduced. When appropriate, our Boston criminal defense lawyer negotiates hard for alternative penalties or lighter sentences that more accurately fit the situation. In other cases, she will fight for your rights in the courtroom, mounting a strong and complete defense to the charges against you.

If you’re charged with a serious crime in Wellesley or anywhere else in Massachusetts, your freedom, your job and your loved ones’ security could be at stake. That’s why it’s important to talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney like Kathleen M. McCarthy as soon as possible. To get to her downtown Boston office from Wellesley, take the Massachusetts Turnpike east to Interstate 93 north. Take the South Station exit, keep left at the fork and merge onto Atlantic Avenue. Turn left at Pearl Street, continue into Post Office Square and turn right onto Congress Street. The office will be on the right. Or, take the Framingham/Worcester Line from Wellesley Square directly to South Station. From there, it’s a short walk to Congress Street.