Lissa McKinney

Lissa McKinney

Attorney at Law

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Rating 4.98 stars 2 Reviews, 10 Recommendations

Practice area: Criminal defense, Domestic violence, Litigation, Personal injury, Administrative law, Free Consultation (45 minutes)




Lissa McKinney graduated Suffolk University (1981) and Suffolk University Law School (1984) and started out as a trial lawyer with the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Worcester and Boston offices. Her courtroom and trial experience spans 33 years and well over 1,000 bench or jury trials, probable cause hearings, restraining order hearings and evidentiary hearings. Her practice concentrates on labor and employment law, personal injury, consumer fraud complaints, administrative hearings, and ALL matters of criminal defense.Out of the courtroom, I represent clients at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Department of Employment and Training, DSS Fair Hearings, disciplinary hearings of licensed occupations, and firearms licensing appeals.
Lissa has been an Adjunct Clinical Trial Practice Instructor at Suffolk University Law School where she supervised third year law students providing indigent criminal defense and also served as Staff Attorney for Suffolk Lawyers for Justice (SLJ) the bar advocate program assuring the quality of lawyers representing indigent criminal defendants in Suffolk County. She has  been an instructor and lecturer at numerous educational seminars sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Boston Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Advocate Program, Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, and the Committee for Public Counsel Services, such as: District Court Bar Advocate Training; Essential Rules of Criminal Procedure; Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts; Emerging Areas of Criminal Practice; Hot Tips for Trying Criminal Cases, Probation Violation Proceedings; Defending on a Shoestring; Pre-Trial Conference Rules; Evidence-Getting It In and Keeping It Out.
Lissa is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the U.S. District Court for the First Circuit, the Florida Bar, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Membership: Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL); Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA).


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