TRIAL & APPELLATE ATTORNEY
Fogarty Law Offices is a legal practice focusing on trials, litigation and appeals.
Charge of a Sex Crime can be one of the most devastating. Often it involves an accusation and little more. The charge could be completely false, yet you find yourself in a world of terror, suspected by those you know on the basis of little more than an accusation. If convicted, the terror doesn’t stop as you’ll fact the full force of the government seeking your registration as a sex offender or worse, imprisonment for life as a Sexually Dangerous Person.
Murder involves the death of another, is a capital crime and the most serious. This is the most serious and complex of criminal conduct requiring the utmost skills. Attorney Fogarty has tried to a jury every level of homicide.
Domestic assault and battery cases often involve issues related to the decline of a relationship, be it with a significant other or a family member. These charges carry with them intense emotions and chaos. Attorney Fogarty has years of experience working with the parties and court system during this time of intense emotional turmoil.
Drug laws are some of the most fluid in criminal law. What is and is not legal changes quickly. Attorney Fogarty maintains up to the minute knowledge of the narcotic laws in both trial and appellate work.
Attorney Fogarty has over 100 entries before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court. You can view the appeals cases in which Attorney Fogarty has appeared by entering his name HERE.
Violent Crimes are contained primarily in Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265 and range from Assault and Battery to Armed Robbery. The punishments range from probation to life. Attorney Fogarty has tried every area of violent crime In his 30+ year career in both State and Federal Courts.
Perhaps the most likely crime to be charged as everyone drives a car and many drive after having had some alcohol. This area of law is rapidly changing and requires a lawyer with the legal acumen to research the law and prepare to obtain for you the best resolution whether negotiated of tried to a jury. Attorney Fogarty, with 30+ years’ experience at trying OUI cases has that ability.
Crimes against Property are contained within Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 266 as well as other areas of the General Laws. It also involves Tax Fraud at both the State and Federal levels. These crimes are sophisticated in nature, involving many times an understanding of finance law and accounting. Attorney Fogarty has decades of experience and training in this area, including a Masters of Law in Tax earned from the prestigious Boston University and years of litigating sophisticated commercial transactions at some of the area’s top law firms.
Attorney Edward Fogarty has appeared before every level of court in the Commonwealth on crimes ranging from operating under the influence to homicide and civil litigation involving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Attorney Fogarty worked for approximately 8 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County, Springfield, Massachusetts. In this position he prosecuted dozens of major felonies, appeared before the state's appellate courts and was responsible for many of the office's "white collar" crime prosecutions.
For approximately another 8-10 years Attorney Fogarty worked for some of the area's largest and most prestigious private law firms, in their litigation departments, representing some of the area's largest financial institutions in cases involving large sums of money. His work at this time also involved large tort lawsuits and medical malpractice claims.
Most recently Attorney Fogarty has established his own firm, Fogarty Law Offices, where he continues his practice of Trials and Appeals in all criminal and civil areas.