David R. Yannetti, of the Yannetti Criminal Defense Law Firm, works with clients in Boston and throughout the state of Massachusetts. He and his firm handle all criminal defense cases, including domestic violence, drug possession and/or distribution or trafficking, unlawful weapon or firearm possession, larceny, theft, fraud and murder. He also assists clients with old warrants, clerk magistrate's hearings, petitions to seal criminal records and appeals actions.
While at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Mr. Yannetti was a James Bowdoin scholar and a dean's list student, majoring in government with a minor in mathematics. He graduated in 1985, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts. He received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1989. As a law student, he achieved the distinction of being the first student at the school to compete in both the National Trial Competition and the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He was also the recipient of several awards in oral advocacy.
With over 25 years' experience in criminal defense, Mr. Yannetti has attracted national attention with appearances on CNN, Investigation Discovery and Fox News as a legal analyst, and has had several of his cases broadcast on media networks such as New England Cable News and truTV. His adherence to ethics and legal skills has earned him the highest ranking possible of AV-Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He also received the honor of being named one of America's Best Lawyers** by U.S. News and World Report.
Education is important to Mr. Yannetti. He shares his legal knowledge with law students and with other attorneys, delivering lectures at several law schools and continuing legal education courses. He is a member of several organizations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
* AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 3/14/2017