Patricia A. DeJuneas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Boston, MA

Sibbison & DeJuneas
 | One Commercial Wharf West, Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-529-8300
Fax: 617-723-1710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (90%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded criminal defense attorney, Patricia A. DeJuneas is a co-founder of Sibbison & Dejuneas. With offices in Boston and Greenfield, she represents at both the trial and appellate level clients throughout Massachusetts who have been charged with state or federal misdemeanors and felonies. The types of offenses that Ms. DeJuneas has defended against have included murder, rape and other violent crimes, armed robbery, arson, extortion, money laundering, drug possession and distribution, charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, sex crimes, and driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. Ms. DeJuneas has also served as defense co-counsel in a number of high profile trials.

Ms. DeJuneas attended Sacred Heart University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Science in 1993. She then went on to pursue her legal education at the University of Connecticut School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor with high honors in 1996. While in law school, she clerked for a judge on the state of Connecticut Appellate Court. After graduation, Ms. DeJuneas was an honors attorney with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, part of the U.S. Department of Justice, and she then clerked for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut before entering private practice. Admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and Connecticut, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

Ms. DeJuneas is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She donates her time and services to the New England Innocence Project, an organization that provides pro bono legal representation to people who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Appellate (90%): Appeals

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Appeals, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2008

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About Patricia DeJuneas

Admitted: 2002, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • SuperLawyers, 2016 - 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005 - 2008
  • Top Women in Law award, 1996 - Present
  • United States Justice Department’s Honors Attorney program

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New England Innocence Project
  • Animal Welfare Community
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
  • Board of Directors, Massachusetts Animal Coalition
  • Massachusetts Animal Coalition, Board Member, 2015-2016
  • American Humanist Association
  • Animal Rescue League of Boston, Volunteer, 2015-Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Chapter 15, Special Considerations for Criminal Appeals, in MCLE’s Appellate Practice in Massachusetts
  • Co-Chair, 2017 MCLE Third Annual Appellate Conference
  • Co-Chair, 2016 MCLE Second Annual Appellate Conference
  • Panelist, 2015 MCLE First Annual Appellate Conference
  • Co-Author, Chapter 9, Interlocutory Appeals, in MCLE’s Massachusetts Superior Court Criminal Practice Manual


  • Popp v. Popp, 477 Mass. 1022 (2017)
  • Commonwealth v. Labadie, 467 Mass. 81 (2014)
  • Commonwealth v. Imanivong, 78 Mass.App.Ct. 1121 (2012)
  • Commonwealth v. David Cohen
  • United States v. Robert Prosperi, et al.
  • United States v. Robert Urciuoli
  • Vedensky v. Vedensky, 86 Mass. App. Ct. 768 (2014)
  • Commonwealth v. Sasso, 77 Mass.App.Ct. 1115 (2010)
  • Commonwealth v. Robert Sasso
  • United States v. Gianelli et. Al.
  • United States v. Vincent Cianci
  • Com. v. Ruano, 87 Mass. App. Ct. 98 (2015), review denied, 472 Mass. 1101 (2015)
  • McEachern v. Budnick, 81 Mass. App. Ct. 511 (2012)
  • United States v. Roselli, 366 F.3d 58 (1st Cir. 2004)
  • Commission on Judicial Conduct v. Superior Court Justice Maria Lopez
  • United States v. Bruce Hill

Educational Background:

  • Sacred Heart University Bridge port, CT., B.S. - 1993

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Office Location for Patricia A. DeJuneas

One Commercial Wharf West
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-529-8300

Fax: 617-723-1710

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Last Updated: 5/29/2019

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