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About William Harvey
William Harvey - Professional Summary:
An accomplished attorney in Lowell, Massachusetts, William L. Harvey III recently became a Partner at the law firm of Bratton, Springer & Harvey, LLP. His legal experience includes handling a wide array of criminal defense and personal injury issues. As a criminal defense attorney, he has represented several well-known cases. For example, a past client represented by William L. Harvey III served as the basis for the movie, The Fighter, although his case was not detailed in the movie. In actual practice, William L. Harvey III worked to get this client’s case dismissed successfully. As a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney, he has also litigated significant cases, earning verdicts including a $2.5 million settlement for an automobile accident. He is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. A longtime resident of Massachusetts, Attorney William L. Harvey III graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1989. In 1993, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Attending the Massachusetts School of Law, William L. Harvey III earned his Juris Doctor in 1997. Supplementing his legal education, he served a notable internship with the Massachusetts District Attorney’s Office in Middlesex and Suffolk County and a federal judicial internship with the District of New Hampshire. Beyond his legal career, William L. Harvey III is highly skilled as a boxer. His competitive boxing accomplishments include the title of Greater Lowell Golden Gloves Champion. William L. Harvey III also enjoys staying active as a volunteer for charitable causes such as the Chelmsford Food Pantry. Additionally, he performed significant volunteer service during the 2004 tsunami disaster, contributing to relief efforts in Phuket, Thailand.
William Harvey - Professional Experience:
Bratton, Springer & Harvey LLP
Lowell, MA US
01/1/2001 — Present
Attorney Harvey is a trial lawyer handling criminal defense and plaintiff's personal injury litigation. Attorney Harvey has successfully defended clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses before both State and Federal Courts, including, but not limited to major drug offenses, sexual assault, domestic violence, assault and battery, fraud, theft, and all forms of traffic violations. Over the past several years Attorney Harvey has successfully defended clients charged with drunk driving, commonly referred to as Operating Under the Influence (OUI) in Massachusetts and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in New Hampshire. Attorney Harvey has represented high profile criminal cases including a case featured on FOX 25 News of a prom limousine driver charged with operating under the influence of Liquor as well as representing Richard Eklund whose real life story was depicted in the movie "THE FIGHTER" for Attempted Murder (Case Dismissed). Attorney Harvey was also featured in a highly publicized New Hampshire criminal case of a man charged with aggravated drunk driving resulting in death. The criminal case was later dismissed after Attorney Harvey argued the defendant's constitutional rights were violated. Attorney Harvey has developed a well earned reputation for being one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the area. Attorney Harvey also handles a variety of personal injury claims for clients sustaining injury due to the negligence of others. His cases routinely include motor vehicle collision, premises liability, slip and fall, construction site, product defect and medical mal-practice. In addition to meaningful settlements for his clients, Attorney Harvey, has a record of success in personal injury claims including assisting in a 2.5 Million Dollar automobile accident settlement, assisting in a 3 Million Dollar malpractice settlement, a $125,000.00 slip and fall settlement, and several $100,000.00 personal injury settlements.
William Harvey - Education:
Massachusetts School of Law
Andover, MA US
01/1/1994 — 06/1/1997
Internship Massachusetts District Attorney's Office Federal Judicial Internship District of New Hampshire
William Harvey - Interests: Former Greater Lowell Golden Gloves Champion Trainer Greater Lowell Golden Gloves World Traveler- Asia, Africa, Europe,