An Attorney You Can Count On
While many legal disputes end up getting settled out of court, often the case must go to trial. Whatever legal challenges you are facing, you need an attorney who is equally adept in the courtroom, and in negotiating a settlement on your behalf.
That is the kind of lawyer you will get at John W. Drake, Attorney At Law. Since 1980, I have been practicing law in Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1980, serving clients from throughout Hampshire County. I am known for getting things done for my clients.
Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer
When you are facing a possible jail or prison sentence, you can use every advantage you can get. Because I have been practicing law in Hampshire County for more than 35 years, I am familiar with every judge in the area. I know how they operate and how to present your case to them in the best possible light. My courtroom experience and skill allow me to present your case convincingly to the judge or jury, to help you even the playing field against the prosecution.
By Your Side During Your Family Law Case
Having to deal with divorce, child custody dispute or other family law situation can be frightening. You might be feeling like your world has been turned upside down.
Fortunately, you do not have go through this alone. I have represented hundreds of clients in cases that were similar to yours. My deep knowledge of how family law works in Massachusetts will help me work toward a fair settlement, or act as your advocate in court if necessary.