Leominster Criminal Defense and Family Attorney
Patrick K. Burke, Attorney at Law
Leominster, Massachusetts 01453
Law Firm Overview
Patrick K. Burke, Attorney at Law, in Massachusetts, features lawyers who have already tried to verdict more cases than most lawyers try in a lifetime. Our well-proven trial ability also serves our clients well in settlement negotiations. Insurance companies, prosecutors and opposing counsel know we are prepared to present our cases zealously in court. Our trial experience and track record for results work to our clients' advantage in or out of the courtroom.
Clients of Patrick K. Burke, Attorney at Law are hiring not just one lawyer, but our entire legal team. With our team approach, all three attorneys actively participate in assessing a client’s legal position, options and trial strategy. Our private investigators are all former city detectives and provide the background we need to prepare for trial. As former district attorneys, our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of what the prosecution is trying to accomplish. This often helps us anticipate the moves the prosecution is likely to make.
When you hire the law firm of Patrick K. Burke, Attorney at Law, we provide more than just a single trial lawyer to work your criminal, family law or real estate case. Our clients are reassured to know that as a team with experience as prosecutors, we know how to develop and present winning strategies for use in negotiations or in court. Time is often critical when it comes to personal injury law, criminal defense and foreclosures. Gathering evidence, meeting filing deadlines and observing statutes of limitation are all reasons to get your legal solutions underway sooner rather than later.
Areas of Law
Articles Published by Patrick K. Burke, Attorney at Law
The stigma that comes with being charged with a sex crime can make it difficult for the accused in many aspects. Many of these crimes have received high publicity, meaning many jurors are already familiar with the case before hearing any of the details. While an experienced criminal defense attorney can help in the courtroom, many accused sex offenders are finding that they are facing potentially dangerous situations in the community.Read Article
New rules proposed in Massachusetts would dramatically impact convicted sex offenders post-release. As the rules currently stand, once a sex offender is about to be released, the state can request proceedings to determine if the offender is a sexually dangerous person.Read Article
In the five years between 2002 and 2007, 3,265 people in Massachusetts died from drug-related causes. That's more than the number of Massachusetts soldiers killed in both Afghanistan and Iraq, combined. And things aren't getting better. Some are even calling it an epidemic.Read Article
Massachusetts state law gives judges the ability to increase a criminal defendant's sentence based on certain facts, including whether the defendant has any previous criminal convictions.Read Article