With over twenty years concentrating entirely on Massachusetts drunk driving defense, Attorney Milligan handles more DUI and OUI cases a year than most attorneys do in their career.
Attorney James Milligan is one of just a few lawyers in Massachusetts that is board certified in drunk driving defense as recognized by the American Bar Association.
If you’ve been charged with operating under the influence in Massachusetts you need an attorney who is certified in drunk driving defense and has a proven record of success.
20 Years of Proven Results.
Attorney James Milligan is a top rated Massachusetts DWI DUI OUI defense lawyer. He is one of just a few lawyers in Massachusetts who is board certified in drunk driving defense as recognized by the American Bar Association. Concentrating his practice entirely on Massachusetts drunk driving defense, OUI defense, DUI defense, and DWI defense, Attorney Milligan is often the best resource for other lawyers representing a client charged with drunk driving.
If you’ve been charged in Massachusetts with drunk driving or operating under the influence of alcohol you need an attorney who is certified in drunk driving defense and has a proven record of success. It’s in your best interest to find the right DUI lawyer. Your choice can mean the difference between paying a good attorney now or paying the rest of your life with a criminal record.
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The Massachusetts OUI Survival Guide
This OUI handbook, written by Attorney James Milligan, is intended as a starting point to familiarize you with the process of an OUI in Massachusetts. An arrest or charge for OUI can greatly complicate your life; a conviction can have long-lasting consequences. The information provided in this book is what you need to know to fight an OUI charge in Massachusetts and get your life back on track. [Get the book here]
Recent Updates on Breathalyzer Tests in Massachusetts
On October 16, 2017, Daniel Bennett, Secretary of The Executive Office of Public Safety, issued findings based upon their investigation into the Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT), the agency that maintains the breath test devices in Massachusetts based upon allegations of malfeasance. This investigation comes on the heels of allegations from Attorney Jay Milligan…Read More
A report by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety has concluded that the Office of Alcohol Testing, which is overseen by the Massachusetts State Police, “made serious errors in judgment” in responding to requests for documentation sought by defense attorneys on behalf of clients. This could have ramifications for several hundred people charged…Read More
OUI DUI defense lawyers, including Attorney James Milligan, representing 750 drunken driving defendants in Massachusetts say the state withheld evidence that might show breathalyzer results were flawed. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2vrag83 ) the lawyers believe they are missing about 400 potentially exculpatory documents detailing the calibration of the devices. The Office of Alcohol…Read More
What our Clients are saying…
Charge(s) – OUI Result: OUI – Not Guilty Client was directed to the screening area when passing through a sobriety checkpoint. Officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the client and noticed her speech to be slurred and her eyes to be red and glassy. Client admitted to having three drinks earlier that evening when asked by police. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client failed all assessments and consented…Read More
Atty. Milligan was an absolute blessing. He helped us through a very long and drawn out legal process for my child’s DUI charges and talked to us as well as to his official client. When the case finally came to trial after two years and the sixth time in court, his advice and his representation won the day. We will always be grateful. by a DUI clientRead More
Over two years ago, Jay Millligan took on my case. It was an OUI Roadblock case, and Jay explored every avenue possible before going to trial. While those did not come to fruition, he was professional throughout and was impressed with his knowledge. About 23 months after the incident, I finally went to trial (this was my 2nd OUI, so it was important to fight it) Jay advised me throughout and kept me calm….Read More
In January, I was charged with an OUI after being out with my boss and co-workers and lost control and totaled my car when trying to avoid a collision With an oncoming vehicle. No other vehicles were involved but I sustained injuries. I have 2 other OUIs. One was 24 and one was 18 years ago in other states. Mr. Milligan and Mr. Higgins were able to negotiate a very very favorable outcome and…Read More
I have only positive things to say about the Law Offices of James Milligan. I was arrested and charged with DUI, I was very upset and worried about the whole situation. Jay Milligan was recommended to me as “the top attorney” in this area so I immediately contacted him. His associate met with me within a day or two after the incident and was extremely professional, calm and knowledgeable. I immediately knew I was…Read More
I have just finished reviewing all of the written documentation on my DUI arrest. James listened very carefully about my physical issues and details of how the police handled the case and my arrest. Like many of you, I’ve never been in “trouble” with the law and being identified and treated, as a criminal was a very unsettling. The first lawyer I hired discouraged my desire to appeal at the RMV. He said, “Nobody…Read More
“Jay was great, he kept me informed during my entire case. He charged me a flat rate up front which is great because you don’t have to worry about how much you will be billed in the end. The best part of all is I was found not guilty. If you are charged with OUI, Jay is hands down the best guy in Mass to represent you.” Jake – Quincy DUI ClientRead More
“Not only is Attorney Milligan highly knowledgeable in his specific field of Massachusetts Drunk Driving Law, he also provides a comforting guide through difficult times, by always interacting in the most professional and supportive manner possible. At the end of the day you should hire him because he will most likely represent your best chance at mitigating the penalties involved in these situations, but if you do, you will so appreciate the way in…Read More
“After the trial the first words out of my mouth to Atty. Milligan were something to the effect of suggesting he start a show on T.V. such as Law and Order or Criminal Minds. His performance was one that had me completely mesmerized……outstanding. I find myself telling friends with enthusiasm the questions he asked, the answers in response to those questions, his mannerisms, etc….they all clicked together with perfection. Attorney Milligan is a sharp,…Read More