Dedicated Lawyers for Your Family Law or Criminal Defense Challenge

Attorney John H. (Jack) Cunha Jr. founded the firm in 1981 and has since pursued an extremely active, wide-ranging career focused on litigation, primarily criminal defense. His work in matters ranging from OUI and drug cases to murder trials and complex federal trials, as well as appeals in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, has earned him peer recognition as an AV-rated attorney for the highest professional ability and ethics, along with perennial listings in Massachusetts Super Lawyers.

Jack’s experience and insight are called upon to offer commentary on various television news programs.

Mr. Cunha’s creative and successful challenges to fingerprint and ballistics evidence have earned him national recognition. He has held several high-level public service positions and taught criminal law at Suffolk and Harvard law schools, and lectured on forensic evidence across the country.

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Helen Holcomb is an AV-rated attorney, widely respected and often consulted for her extensive knowledge of Massachusetts divorce and family law. Ms. Holcomb is a dynamic, innovative negotiator who emphasizes achieving just outcomes for our clients without resorting to litigation if possible. Her pre-eminent skills as a trial attorney are also well documented, which will aid you if trial is necessary, and by encouraging concessions from opposing counsel to avoid trial.

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Associate attorneys Charles Allan Hope and Jamie Zambrana also bring stellar qualifications and years of intensive legal experience to their work in criminal defense, family law and select other areas. Mr. Hope has specific high-level skills in research, analysis and preparation of appeals. Mr. Zambrana is a native speaker in both English and Spanish with substantial trial experience and a successful track record across our firm’s areas of legal focus.