Christopher B. Coughlin: Lawyer with Milligan Coughlin LLC

Christopher B. Coughlin

Christohper B. Coughlin is a partner at Milligan Coughlin LLC, a Boston criminal defense and litigation firm. He is part of the litigation team and has been lead counsel in over 100 trials.

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Wiretapping
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Victims Rights
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
Contact InfoTelephone: 617-758-8800
Cell Phone: 617-758-8855
Fax: 855-758-8811
University Saint Anselm College, B.A., Business Administration
Law SchoolNew England School of Law, J.D.
Admitted2006, Massachusetts and New Hampshire; U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Memberships Massachusetts Bar Association; New Hampshire Bar Association; Boston Bar Association.

A founding member and the Managing Partner of the firm, he is a member of the teams well regarded litigation practice and represents clients in state and federal court. He zealously represents criminal defendants in all types of criminal cases (including OUI/DWI/DUI, drug charges, assault and battery, domestic assault, rape and other misdemeanors and felonies).

Attorney Coughlin has been lead counsel in dozens of trials. As a former Prosecutor with the Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office, he tried more than 75 cases to verdict. His case assignments included misdemeanors (OUI / DUI / DWI, Assault and Battery, Larceny, Motor Vehicle Offenses, etc..) and felonies (Assault and Battery with Dangerous Weapons, Indecent Assault and Battery, Rape, Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute).

Since leaving the District Attorney's office Attorney Coughlin has helped hundreds of people charged with a crime. He leverages his experience as a former prosecutor every day while zealously representing his clients. He treats every client with respect and approaches each case as though it's the most important thing in that client's life.

Attorney Coughlin is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and New Hampshire state courts and the United States District Court for the Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Attorney Coughlin attended Saint Anselm College (Manchester, NH) and the New England School of Law (Boston, MA). He now lives in Malden with his wife and son.

Please call Attorney Coughlin for a consultation.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Massachusetts Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:

Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2006 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities:

Indigent Criminal Defendants, 2009 - Present

Tenants, 2009 - Present


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Christopher B. Coughlin

7 Liberty Square - 2nd Floor
BostonMA 02109


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