Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Christopher B. Coughlin

Attorney Christopher B. Coughlin is recognized by his peers and selected by SuperLawyers and Boston Magazine for his criminal defense and DUI advocacy. Once a prosecutor, attorney Coughlin has been defending clients charged in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for over ten years. He has been lead counsel in over 100 trials and has handled thousands of criminal cases. He represents criminal defendants in all types of matters. This selection to SuperLawyers is based off of an evlauation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.

Former Prosecutors
Who Get Results

Our team includes former prosecutors who have handled thousands of criminal and DUI cases. With a combined experience of over 200 trials our criminal defense attorneys and DUI defense lawyers have extensive experience handling all criminal matters in state district and superior courts, as well as federal district court matters. We leverage our experience as former prosecutors every day to anticipate what the prosecution is thinking and get our clients the best possible results.


The criminal defense attorneys and DUI defense lawyers at the Coughlin Law Group are committed to protecting your rights and providing an experienced defense against a wide range of criminal charges, including DUI/DWI/OUI cases and sex crimes. We also handle cases involving drug possession, as well as assault crimes and all other types of criminal defense matters.

Client Focused and
Results Driven

Our client centered philosophy focuses on communication and results. Our attorneys are accessible 24 hours a day and clients can obtain real-time case information through our online client portal. Most importantly, our main focus is on getting each client the result they need. Our experience, knowledge and tenacity have helped hundreds of clients obtain outcomes for their cases they didn’t think was possible before hiring us.

DUI / DWI / OUI Defense

  • DUI First Offense
  • DUI Second Offense
  • DUI Third and Subsequent Offense (Felony DUI)
  • DUI Drugs
  • DUI Serious Bodily Injury
  • Driving on a License Suspended for DUI
  • Motor Vehicle Homicide while DUI
  • RMV and Licensing Matters for DUIAll Other DUI/DWI/OUI Drunk Driving Matters

Criminal Defense

  • Administrative Licensing (Professional)
  • Assault Crimes and Offenses (including Domestic)
  • Boston Clerk Magistrate Hearing & Show Cause Hearings
  • Drug and Narcotic Offenses
  • Federal Crimes and Charges
  • Guns and Weapons Charges
  • Larceny, Theft and Property Crimes
  • Sex Crimes and Offenses
  • Traffic and Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • All Other Criminal Offenses

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Contact Our Criminal Law Attorneys

If you or a loved one has been arrested or is being investigated for a crime, you need skilled legal help right away. Contact a Boston Criminal Lawyer online or call 617-758-8888 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. The consultation is free and we monitor calls 24/7. Evening, weekend and home consultations are available by appointment.