Concord District Court

Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney Skillfully Defending Clients Throughout Middlesex County

Concord is one of the safest Boston suburbs. However, the fact that the rate of serious crime is low enables law enforcement to focus their efforts on investigating crimes that may be considered minor elsewhere in the state. And, given the low crime rate, prosecutors and judges take an especially harsh stance against crime. The result is that if you have a criminal case in Concord District Court, you need a Middlesex criminal defense attorney who knows what to expect and how to effectively defend against the allegations. At the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy, Attorney Murphy has nearly three decades of experience handling cases in Concord District Court. Over this time, he’s come to know many of the local judges and prosecutors, giving him insight into which defenses are best suited in each case.

Where to Go to Court After a Concord Arrest

In Massachusetts, most criminal cases, with the exception of those in Boston, are heard at the district court level. There are more than 60 district courts across the state, each serving a handful of nearby cities. The Concord District Court handles all cases out of Concord, Lincoln, Carlisle, Lexington, Acton, Bedford, Maynard, and Stow.

The address of the courthouse is:

305 Walden Street
Concord, MA 01742

If you are driving, you can park for free at the courthouse. However, the Concord District Court is also accessible from the Fitchburg/South Acton line of the MBTA. Just get off at the Concord Stop and walk or take a rideshare about 1.2 miles to the courthouse. If you need to contact the court, you can reach the court clerk by calling 978-369-0500.

Should You Get a Copy of Your Police Report?

After an arrest, it may feel as though there is little you can do to protect yourself from the inevitable. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. One of the first things you can do after getting arrested is requesting a copy of the police report generated after your arrest.

To obtain a copy of a Concord police report, you must contact the Concord Police Department at 219 Walden Street, Concord, MA 01742. You can make a request in person or over the phone. However, if you are facing certain charges, such as allegations of domestic violence or witness intimidation, you may be prevented from obtaining a copy of the police report. However, a Concord criminal defense attorney can provide you with a redacted copy of all the discovery related to your case.

Fighting Criminal Charges in Concord District Court

When you face criminal charges in a place like Concord, MA, it is important that you know what you are up against. Concord is a relatively small community, and police, prosecutors, and judges are all very protective of the city’s residents. They also deal with each other on a regular basis. Thus, you want an attorney who understands how all the important players think and what can be done to position your case as favorably as possible.

Attorney Patrick Murphy is a veteran Middlesex County criminal defense attorney who regularly practices in Concord District Court. He knows the individual leanings of the judges and what motivates local prosecutors to extend the best plea bargains. Armed with this knowledge, Attorney Murphy can effectively develop a defense to even the most serious cases. Some of the cases the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy regularly handles include:

Attorney Murphy gives each case the same level of attention, regardless of the perceived seriousness of the offense, your prior record, or the evidence against you.

Reach Out to the Law Offices of Patrick J. Murphy to Schedule a Free Consultation

If you’ve been arrested and now face criminal charges, you need a Concord criminal defense attorney who will take your case as seriously as you do. Not only that, but you deserve to have a lawyer who understands how to best position your case for success. With more than 27 years of experience trying all types of cases in Concord District Court, Attorney Murphy has what it takes to provide you with the defense you deserve. While it may be your future and your freedom on the line, when you work with Attorney Murphy, it’s Our Fight. To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation, give the Law Office of Patrick J. Murphy a call at (617) 367-0450. You can also connect with Patrick Murphy through his firm’s online contact form.

Client Reviews
"Highly Recommended. Attorney Patrick J. Murphy absolutely helped me out in my time of need. When I met him in his Boston office he put me right at ease and explained the criminal process to me in a way I could easily understand and in a manner that gave me complete confidence. I was facing a criminal wanton destruction of property charge in Barnstable District Court. On the day of the case, he was at the courthouse waiting for me and my wife. Mr. Murphy handled the hearing in a very thorough and professional manner putting us through our testimony and making a powerful argument to the decision maker. My case was thrown out and I could not be happier with the service from Attorney Murphy. I highly recommend him to you as a skilled legal advocate!" Rob, Avvo User
"Excellent Criminal Defense Lawyer. From the first consultation I knew Patrick Murphy was the right choice for my criminal defense. He was knowledgeable of the laws and knew how to build up a strong defense for my case. Every phone call and email I made was promptly answered. When it came time for my hearing, Patrick was prepared and able to get the criminal complaint against me dropped without ever becoming charge! Would highly recommend this attorney to anyone seeking a top quality defense attorney to handle their case!" John, Avvo User
"OUI Not Guilty Verdict. Patrick Murphy provided excellent service as council on my case. He worked diligently over a long legal process that spanned over 3 years. He was able to take my case to a Jury Trial and get me a Not Guilty verdict through he expert knowledge of the law and expertise in cross examination of the prosecutions witnesses. He was very professional and available at anytime night or day to answer questions." Chris, Avvo User
"Highly Skilled and Professional Lawyer. Attorney Pat Murphy did a great job guiding me through an A&B charge, and most importantly getting the case dismissed in a very timely manner. He is very professional, returns call promptly, and did a great explaining his strategy and the legal process to me. I was confident throughout the whole process that I was in good hands and would receive the best possible outcome in my case. Would highly recommended Attorney Murphy." Avvo User
"I Felt That I was in Good Hands... and I Was! Mr. Patrick J. Murphy was very quick to respond to my needs. He was always there to answer any questions I had in a timely fashion, and he made me feel very comfortable in an extremely uncomfortable situation. Having Mr. Murphy by my side in the courtroom felt like I was at an advantage. He speaks with confidence. He doesn't stutter or pause while put on the spot. He treated me with respect. He listens. He always greeted me with a warm welcome and never wasted any time." Avvo User