Dedham Criminal Defense Lawyer

Your Advocate in the Criminal Justice System

"Once you hire me, you have me. No other lawyer will handle your case. I do it all. I'll do everything I can to win." John E. DeVito Esq.

For dedicated client service and experienced, aggressive representation, contact John E. DeVito Esq. of DeVito and Visconti, P.A. Attorney DeVito is a tough litigator who has tried hundreds of criminal cases during his 30-plus years of practice. He has the skill to fight for you in court, but he also understands the value of negotiation. Because every case and client is different, he will review your case thoroughly before recommending a course of action.

In criminal law, it is valuable to know the local courts, district attorneys and judges. Mr. DeVito has practiced in the Greater Boston area for decades and has earned the respect of the legal community. In fact, he has an AV Preeminent peer review rating*, the highest rating an attorney can receive from peers and clients. He has also received the respect of his clients by receiving the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, having earned a Client Review Rating Score of 4.5 or higher on a scale of 1-5.  If you are an adult, college student or a juvenile who needs defense against felony and misdemeanor charges ranging from DUI/OUI to violent crimes, please call our Dedham criminal defense attorney at or contact us online.

State Criminal Charges • Record Sealing • Registry of Motor Vehicle Hearings

If you have been charged with a drug crime in Massachusetts, you need an experienced lawyer to examine the evidence for admissibility and argue for reduced or dismissed charges, when possible. Mr. DeVito handles all state drug crimes, including marijuana possession, prescription drug crimes, drug distribution and drug trafficking.

A violent crime conviction can send you to prison for years, especially if you are also charged with a firearm or weapons violation, or resisting arrest. Whether you are charged with assault and battery, domestic violence or a sex crime, you need a defense lawyer who will carefully examine the evidence and expose weaknesses in the prosecution's case.

In addition to criminal defense, Mr. DeVito helps people seal their criminal records. He can also represent you at Registry of Motor Vehicle hearings for license violations and suspensions due to criminal charges such as OUI or drug crimes.

Boston Drug Crimes Attorney

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