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Skilled Attorneys for Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Matters

As an experienced Springfield, MA OUI attorney, our founding attorney spent many years in the criminal defense system. In addition to providing you with an OUI defense, our team is knowledgeable in defending clients against all types of criminal charges. With over 200 cases before juries, we are more than qualified in all of the legal skills necessary to produce a successful outcome for clients.

Whether you need counsel for a personal injury matter or another serious criminal offense, we are prepared to help you through this time. We care deeply about our clients and walk with them through every aspect of their legal challenge.

Staying Prepared for Personal Injury Cases

A major reason for our success is our extraordinary level of preparedness. This is one of the most essential skills for an attorney. Without it, an attorney and their client can be surprised by the prosecution or other party.

This applies to all types of law, including personal injury law. Personal injury law is that area of law that applies to the injury of the body, mind or emotions of another, as opposed to property damage. It can be harm caused by the negligence of another or possibly intentional harm as in a defamation case.

Most commonly, personal injury cases involve:

  • Vehicle accidents
  • Work accidents
  • Dangerous product injuries
  • Slip and fall accidents

Medical malpractice cases also fall under personal injury where negligence by a doctor, psychiatrist or dentist resulted in harm or death to the patient. If you or a loved one has suffered personal injury from another's negligence, our firm stands ready to help you seek financial compensation for your injuries.

Retain a Seasoned Springfield, MA Criminal Lawyer

In addition to personal injury cases, our firm handles other areas of the law as well. Traffic violations, juvenile crimes, and white collar crimes are just some examples of the many practice areas in which our team can provide trusted counsel. The law is a very complex subject and it can make it difficult to know and understand your rights. If you have any legal concerns or worries, we are happy to consult with you and answer your questions. Don't continue to worry needlessly when answers and help is available to you.

Contact a Springfield, MA lawyer for help with your legal matters.

Lawyers Who Provide a Scientific Defense

  • Trained Breath Test Machine Operator

    Attorney Joseph D. Bernard is the only lawyer in Massachusetts to have completed the breath test training conducted by the state police.

  • Certified Field Sobriety Test Administers

    Our attorneys are certified administers of the field sobriety test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Former Assistant District Attorney

    We understand OUI cases from both sides of the fence and know exactly how to defend our clients.

  • Unique Certification & Expertise

    Attorney Joseph Bernard is the only lawyer in Massachusetts to be certified by the international acclaimed Borkenstein drug and alcohol courses.

Meet The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard P.C.

The Pinnacle of Drunk Driving Defense

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    “I'm here to tell you as someone who went through it and knows how scary it is when you are facing that black hole and approaching the event horizon and realize that you are about to lose everything you ever knew and fought for, this is the man you want.”

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    Joe is well known and respected in the courtroom.

    “Joe is very knowledgeable and experienced with MA DUI laws. We worked well together to come up with the best solution for my case. The outcome was what I was hoping for and could not be more pleased.”

    - Former Client
    They kept me informed step by step.

    “I was extremely confident with the representation of the firm. Their rates are reasonable, their professional and they not only handled one state but two. They clearly knew the law and I would gladly use them again if I needed it.”

    - Former Client
    I always felt respected and part of the team.

    “I was very pleased with the expertise and professionalism with which Attorney Joe Bernard managed my case. It quickly became clear to me that he has the experience and respect of his peers necessary for effective litigation. I’ll always be grateful.”

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