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Criminal Defense

The Law Office of David Ellison is dedicated to the aggressive legal representation of clients involving Rhode Island criminal charges and Massachusetts criminal charges. Attorney David Ellison has represented many clients from misdemeanors to felonies punishable by life in prison. He understands that your case, no matter how big or small, is likely the most important thing in your life. He understands your future is on the line.

When charged with a crime, it is important to hire a criminal defense attorney who will fight for you and keep you informed throughout all stages of your criminal case. Attorney David Ellison has represented clients throughout all stages of a criminal defense case from arraignment through trial. If you have been charged with a crime, it is extremely important to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights.

Career Dedication to Criminal Defense Legal Work

David first fell in love with criminal defense when he interned, after his first year of law school, in a public defender's office in Mississippi and, after his second year of law school, in the Alaska public defender agency. He went on to spend his third year of law school working in the Roger Williams University School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic in Providence, Rhode Island. As a lawyer, he worked full time for the Public Defender Division in Massachusetts where he represented hundreds of clients charged with criminal offenses. After working in the public defender's office in Massachusetts, David decided to open up his own law firm. Since then he has represented many clients with criminal defense issues in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. 

Our Criminal Defense Strategy

The Law Office of David Ellison believes in challenging the case from different angles. When there is a dispute as to the facts of your case, we will develop the facts and take the case to trial if it is warranted. We will conduct our own independent investigation. When there are legal issues surrounding your case, we will file motions to protect your legal rights. This may include a Motion to Dismiss, a Motion to Suppress or a Motion to Exclude Evidence. We will make sure the court knows who you are as a person and to treat you like one. 

Our Personalized Criminal Defense Representation

We provide personalized legal representation based on your needs with your case. We will sit down with you and come up with a unique legal strategy for your case. Every case is different and every defendant is different. This is why it is important for the client and the lawyer to work together on a unique legal strategy on how to attack the case. Don't waste any time, call us today if you are in need of a Rhode Island criminal defense attorney or a Massachusetts criminal defense attorney.

What Types of Crimes Do We Handle in Massachusetts? 

Attorney David Ellison represents clients on all types of Massachusetts crimes and procedures, including the following: 

Massachusetts Clerk Magistrate's Hearing

Massachusetts Assault Offenses

Massachusetts Disorderly Conduct

Massachusetts Dangerousness Hearings

Massachusetts Domestic Violence 

Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Offenses

Massachusetts Disturbing the Peace

Massachusetts OUI

Massachusetts Conspiracy Charges

Massachusetts Drug Offenses

Massachusetts Firearms Offenses

Massachusetts Property Offenses

Massachusetts Theft and Larceny Offenses

Massachusetts Sealing and Expungement 

Massachusetts Probation Violations

Massachusetts Witness Representation

Massachusetts Warrants

What Types of Crimes Do We Handle in Rhode Island? 

Attorney David Ellison represents clients on an array of Rhode Island crimes, including the following: 

Assault Offenses Rhode Island 

Domestic Violence Rhode Island 

Violation of a No Contact Order

Reckless Driving Rhode Island 

DUI Rhode Island 

Disorderly Conduct Rhode Island

Conspiracy Charges Rhode Island 

Drug Offenses Rhode Island

Firearms Offenses Rhode Island 

Larceny Rhode Island 

Shoplifting Rhode Island

Sealing Rhode Island

Expungement Rhode Island 

Witness Representation Rhode Island 

Vandalism Rhode Island 

Warrants Rhode Island 

Hit and Run Rhode Island

Obstruction of Justice Rhode Island

Minor in Possession of Alcohol Rhode Island

If you are in need of criminal defense representation, contact Criminal Defense Attorney David Ellison today at 401-230-5520. 

Advocating For You

When you hire Attorney David Ellison, not only are you getting a skilled, experienced, and aggressive lawyer in your corner, but you're getting a lawyer who understands the importance of empathy, honesty, and trustworthiness. Attorney Ellison is a lawyer who loves to advocate for you.