WILLIE J. DAVIS, ESQUIRE
The founding member of the firm Attorney Davis is one of the most experienced and successful criminal defense attorneys in the Commonwealth. He has tried over ninety first-degree murder cases and has handled literally thousands of more minor matters. In addition, he has briefed and argued more than two hundred cases on appeal before the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. A well-respected member of the bar, Attorney Davis has been appointed by the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as Chairman of the Committee for Public Counsel Services. He attended Morehouse College and the New England School of Law. He served as an Assistant Attorney General and as an Assistant United States Attorney before being selected by the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts to serve as the first Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In 1976 he left the bench and entered private practice where he has earned a solid reputation as one of the finest litigators in the Commonwealth.