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Ambar Maceo-Rossi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Lawrence, MA

Maceo Law, P.C.
225 Essex Street, Suite 2B
Lawrence, MA 01840
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (70%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%), Family Law (10%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Ambar Maceo-Rossi is the founder and principal of Maceo Law, P.C., with offices in Lawrence and Boston, Massachusetts. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 10 years of total legal experience, Ms. Maceo-Rossi focuses her practice primarily on criminal defense, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Suffolk, Middlesex and Essex counties who face charges for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense, including DUI/OUI, drug crimes, violent crimes, theft and property crimes, and more.

While her boutique law firm has a strong focus on criminal law, they also handle family law cases and workers' compensation. Before founding Maceo Law, Ms. Maceo-Rossi represented the rights and interests of injured and disabled workers seeking their rightful workers' compensation benefits. A native of the Dominican Republic, she began her practice there, and focused primarily on employment and labor law, civil litigation, white collar crimes, criminal fraud and abuse, and other matters.

With such a broad range of experience, Ms. Maceo-Rossi has gained a reputation for her in-depth legal knowledge and uncommon legal abilities both inside and outside the courtroom. As such, she is able to devise highly effective defense strategies for the accused as she aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes on their behalf as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

A 2005 summa cum laude graduate of Universidad Iberoamericana, Ms. Maceo-Rossi obtained her Master of Law in criminal law from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 2009 and her Master of Law in American law from Boston University School of Law in 2014. She holds her license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the Dominican Republic, and she is an active member of the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Family Law
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Ambar Maceo-Rossi

First Admitted: 2015, Massachusetts

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Educational Background

  • LL.M. in American Law, Boston University, 2014
  • LL.M. in Criminal Law, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), 2009
  • LL.B., Universidad Iberoamericana (Dominican Republic), 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2015
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Dominican Republic, 2006
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Office Location for Ambar Maceo-Rossi

225 Essex Street
Suite 2B
Lawrence, MA 01840


Last Updated: 6/28/2021

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