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Darren Griffis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Worcester, MA

Kneeland, Gribouski and Mooradian
28 Park Ave
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 508-921-0261
Fax: 508-831-0443
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Schools & Education
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Darren Griffis is a criminal defense attorney at Kneeland Gribouski & Mooradian in Worcester, Massachusetts. Mr. Griffis defends clients from criminal charges at the state, federal and appellate levels. Additionally, he devotes a portion of his practice to representing college students charged with violating student codes of conduct. 

Dedicated to providing the best possible defense, Mr. Griffis is an experienced litigator who strongly advocates for the best interests of his clients. In 2019 and 2020, he was recognized as one of the “Top 3 DWI Lawyers in Worcester” by Three Best Rated and jn 2021 was rated as a top criminal defense attorney in Worcester by

Mr. Griffis graduated magna cum laude from Roanoke College with bachelor’s degrees in English and American literature. He went on to receive a master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2006 and graduated cum laude in 2009 from Boston University School of Law. 

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Griffis belongs to several legal organizations. He is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 

Prior to joining Kneeland Gribouski & Mooradian, Mr. Griffis served as the Rhode Island Public Defender and practiced at the Boston office of an international law firm, where he handled white collar criminal defense cases. He is licensed to practice law before all Massachusetts and Rhode Island state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Schools & Education
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, DUI/DWI, Education, Schools


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

About Darren Griffis

First Admitted: 2009, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • First Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Massachusetts
  • Federal District of Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Educational Background

  • B.A. from Roanoke College, 2000
  • M.A. from UMass - Amherst, 2006
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Office Location for Darren Griffis

28 Park Ave
Worcester, MA 01605

Phone: 508-921-0261

Fax: 508-831-0443

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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