Richard J. Sweeney
Principal - Criminal Defense Lawyer
Richard J. Sweeney is the founder of Sweeney & Associates, LLC and an experienced and proven criminal lawyer in Quincy. He serves residents of the Greater Boston area and Massachusetts with dedicated legal advocacy against charges of sex crimes, drug crimes, robbery, OUI and more. Having defended clients in two of the largest child pornography cases in the nation and countless state-wide cases, he has established a reputation for being one of the state’s most trusted attorney for child pornography charges.
Attorney Sweeney has extensive experience in traffic ticket appeals and sex offender registry, and also has a unique advantage when defending drug crimes. He is a retired Boston Police Sergeant who commanded an elite Drug unit and spent numerous years training officers across the state. His lectures involved topics ranging from investigation techniques to arrest and proper evidence gathering techniques.
The former President of The Bar Association of Norfolk County, Attorney Sweeney currently sits on the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments. He is actively involved in numerous legal and professional associations throughout the community. He focuses his practice on the defense of criminal charges and is licensed to represent clients in, District, Superior, and Federal Courts.