Liam D. Scully

  • Position: Partner
  • Phone: 617.307.5056
  • Years of Experience: 26
  • Areas of Practice: Criminal Defense
  • Education:
    • Suffolk University Law School
    • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • Bar Admissions:
    • Massachusetts
    • New Hampshire
    • United States District Courts of Boston, and New Hampshire
    • First Circuit Court of Appeals

Over the past 26 years Attorney Liam Scully has emerged as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Massachusetts. He earned this reputation the old fashioned way: winning one case at a time. He only practices criminal defense. He has won over one hundred acquittals for clients charged with all ranges of cases, from misdemeanors to major felonies. He has won dismissals in hundreds of other cases. There is hardly a crime that can be charged that he has not won at some point in his career: murder, robbery, rape, fraud, theft, drug trafficking, illegal firearms, assaults and batteries.

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Attorney Scully has been successfully defending murder trials throughout his career.  These cases are unquestionably the most difficult and high stakes cases any defense lawyer can take on.  His track record in this area is impressive and includes numerous Not Guilty Verdicts.  

Click here for a list of murder cases successfully defended by Attorney Scully

One of his specialties is defending drunk driving cases and he has won numerous trials for alleged first, second, third and fourth time offenders.

Click here for a list of drunk driving cases successfully defended by Attorney Scully

Attorney Scully graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, in Boston, MA in 1997. Suffolk Law is known for producing trial lawyers and Attorney Scully stood out in his class. He was invited to write and edit for the school’s prestigious Law Review and published several articles on Criminal Law: Discovery in Selective Prosecution Cases, and Criminal Trade Secret Violations. His success in the classroom back then is the foundation for his success in the courtroom now.

After graduating from Suffolk Law, Attorney Scully was one of a small and hand-picked group of young lawyers who clerked for the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court. As a Law Clerk, he assisted Justices throughout the state as they adjudicated criminal cases.

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