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Durden Law Offices, P.C.                                                  

Attorneys & Counselors at Law                                                                                                           Tel: (617) 328-4844

1354 Hancock Street, Suite 305                                                                                                         Fax: (617) 829-9370

Quincy, Massachusetts 



Mr. Durden has 18 years of experience in the areas of criminal law, civil litigation, consumer bankruptcy law, real estate litigation, immigration law, estate planning, and tax law.

In his criminal defense practice he has represented hundreds of accused individuals in the District and Superior Courts of Massachusetts from arraignment to trial.  He has experience with cases involving homicide, assault to murder, rape, armed robbery, drug trafficking, drug possession, drug distribution, gun possession, 209A violations, larceny, kidnapping, and other criminal violations.

Prior to co-founding Dessin & Durden, LLP, Mr. Durden was the managing owner of the Durden Law Office, P.C.  He began his law career as an associate attorney at the law firms Donovan Hatem, LLP (2004 - 2006) and  Bingham McCutchen, LLP (2002 - 2004) and



Mr. Durden received his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 2002 where he was a Harry N. Wyatt Scholar and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, magna cum laude, from Northeastern University in 1998.

He is admitted to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the United States Tax Court.  He also has experience with cases before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

University of Chicago Law School, JD, 2002; 
Northeastern University, BA, 1998, Magna cum laude

Court Admissions: 
Supreme Judicial Court
of Massachusetts;

U.S. District Court, District of

U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Bankruptcy
Court, District of Massachusetts

Bar Admissions:

Massachusetts, 2003

Rhode Island, 2021

Professional Affiliations:

Boston Bar Association, 

Bar Association,

National Lawyer's Guild


Reported Cases: 

Commonwealth v. Franke Gomez, 480 Mass. 240 (2018)


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