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Russell J Matson, Attorney at Law
The Law Offices of Russell J. Matson, PC
44 Adams Street, Suite 5
Braintree MA 02184
Telephone: (781) 380-7730

Why Hire Russell Matson to fight my OUI charge?

Mr. Matson devotes his practice exclusively to defending those accused of drunk driving. He has extensive advanced training courses on police arrest procedures and on criminal trial practice. Mr. Matson has also been certified as an instructor in standardized field sobriety tests in accordance with the standards set forth by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). He will use his skill to challenge every aspect of a DUI arrest.

Attorney Matson is sought out as a speaker, lecturer, and panel participant at seminars dedicated to OUI defense. He has been a guest speaker for seminars hosted by the Mass Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, and the Massachusetts Association or Criminal Defense Lawyers.  In addition, Mr. Matson has formed his own statewide network and participates in a National network of other DUI practitioners in order to exchange and share information about new DUI laws, national and local trends in the law, and trial tactics. In short, through total dedication of our effort to one area of law, Mr. Matson strives to give our clients the best representation possible.

Furthermore, Mr. Matson has been interviewed on Fox 25 News, Channel 5 news, and quoted in the Mass Lawyers Weekly, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Times, Menís Health Magazine, and other publications about his knowledge of OUI laws, and driverís license issues. If you ask us, weíll be happy to provide you with copies of these articles. lectured at seminars for lawyers seeking to improve their trial and drunk driving defense skills.

Appointments to fit your schedule. Weekends and early morning. Calls returned promptly.  I will represent clients in any court in the state of Massachusetts. We regularly travel from greater Boston out to western Massachusetts. My offices are in Braintree, MA.

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Some facts about Attorney Russell Matson:

  • He is a member in good standing and a graduate of the National College of DUI Defense.
  • He is certified instructor on how to perform Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, having taken the same training that police trainers take.
  • He is certified to administer Field Sobriety Tests in accordance with the standards of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • He is the only DWI lawyer in Massachusetts with these Field Sobriety Test certifications.
  • He has advanced training in breath test (aka breathalyzer) machines, their flaws, and how to beat them.
  • He has a strong record of successfully defending his clients at trial.
  • He has been helping people save their licenses and their freedom for over 10 years.
  • He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • He is a recognized authority on DWI laws, and has been quoted on Boston's Channel 5 News, Fox 25 News, WWLP-TV 22 Springfield MA, Mass Lawyers Weekly, The Boston Herald, The Patriot Ledger, Men's Health Magazine and other news sources. 
  • He has been asked to lecture other attorneys on the subject of OUI law, license suspension, and Registry issues for the Mass Bar Association, Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), and other organizations.
  • Clients all across Massachusetts hire him to represent them in DWI cases. 

DUI Training & Advanced Study

To keep up with every advanced technique that lawyers are using nationwide, Attorney Matson continuously meets, studies & consults with the nations top attorneys at national DWI conferences. Some of the recent conferences he has attended include:

  • 2011 Summer Session, National College for DUI Defense,  July 2011,  at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2010 Summer Session, National College for DUI Defense,  July 2010,  at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2009 Summer Session, National College for DUI Defense,  July 16-18 2009,  at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2009 Winter Session, National College for DUI Defense, Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas, January 15 - 16, 2009
  • 2008 Summer Session NCDD - (National College for DUI Defense) July 17-19, at  Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2008 Winter Session - National College for DUI Defense, Waikiki Beach, HI
    January 24 - 25, 2008
  • Summer Session - National College for DUI Defense, 2007, July 18-21, 2007, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.
  • Winter Session - National College for DUI Defense, 2007, Tucson, AZ,  January 18-20, 2007.
  • Summer Trial College, National College for DUI Defense, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, July 19-22, 2006
  • "Practice Makes Perfect: The Art of Perfecting DUI Defense" Winter Session, National College for DUI Defense, Amelia Island, FL January 20-22, 2006
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence", Dallas, TX - April 27-29, 2005
  • Winter Session, National College of DUI Defense - New Orleans, January 2005
  • NACDL 2004 DUI Seminar "Presenting a Gold Medal Defense" - Las Vegas, NV Oct 14-16 2004
  • NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Training - Instructor Course, Atlanta March 2004
  • Winter Session of the National College of DUI Defense, Jan 30-31 2004. San Diego, CA
  • NACDL "Superheroes of DUI Defense", Las Vegas Oct 16-18 2003
  • Summer Session, National College of DUI Defense, Boston MA July 23-26 2003
  • Winter National College of DUI Defense "DWI Defense according to the code of the west", San Antonio TX Jan 23-24 2003
  • Summer Session, National College of DUI Defense Boston MA July 25-27 2002 
  • NACDL "DWI means defend with integrity" - "Skills that win cases" Las Vegas Oct 2002
  • Summer Session, National College of DUI Defense, Boston MA July 25-27 2002 
  • NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Training Course, Houston TX April 22, 2001
  • NACDL "Difficult DUI's & Tragic Consequences" - Las Vegas Sep 21-23 2000
  • Summer Session, National College of DUI Defense, Boston MA July 27-29 2000 
  • NACDL "DWI means defend with integrity" - Las Vegas Oct 1999

He has also studied the audio transcripts of the following conferences:

  • NACDL 2001 DUI Seminar "DWI means Ingenuity - From Curbside to Courtroom", Las Vegas
  • NACDL "The Ultimate in DUI Defense - Mastering Science" Sep 10-11 1998
  • NACDL "Defending DUI Cases - Insights from the Masters" June 1997

Attorney Matson represents clients in every court and town in Massachusetts. He is well known for his vigorous defense by judges in district courts across the state.

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