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David Jellinek

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Law
  • Sex Offenders
  • Drug Violations
  • Traffic Violations
  • DUI/DWI
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)

Biography

Mr. Jellinek developed a passion for the law at an early age, and his goal was always to practice criminal defense. He has defended clients from criminal charges for over 15 years and has seen how these cases work as both an internal affairs prosecutor and as a defense attorney. He has defended hundreds of clients from criminal charges in state and federal courts throughout his career.

Here are a few highlights from Mr. Jellinek's career:

  • Worked as a staff attorney (public defender) in the Superior Courts for the Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Worked as a staff attorney for the City of Boston Police Department
  • Lead counsel verified in criminal law
  • Completed ongoing training in appellate and criminal defense law
  • Gave lectures and training on criminal and appellate law sponsored by various legal groups
  • Editor of the LexisNexis "Practice Guide: Massachusetts Criminal Law"
  • Member of the Newton PATH drug prevention task force
  • Works in the Newton Drug Court and understands the legal challenges confronted by those facing addiction

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Haverford College , Haverford , Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2006
  • Massachusetts, 2001

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member of the Newton PATH drug prevention task force, 2015 to Present
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital Board of Advisors , 2014 to 2018

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2010 to Present
  • American Bar Association , Member , 2010 to Present

Past Positions

  • City of Boston Police Department , Staff Attorney , 2006 to 2008
  • Superior Courts for the Committee for Public Counsel Services, Staff Attorney , 2001 to 2006