Joseph John Higgins, III

Joseph John Higgins, III: Attorney with Attorney Joseph Higgins


Joseph J. Higgins is a Criminal Defense Attorney that specializes in representing people charged with drunk driving in Massachusetts. He devotes his entire practice of law to DUI/OUI Defense and has been recognized by The National College for DUI Defense for his dedication and commitment to this area of the law. Attorney Higgins has also been identified by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” in DUI/DWI Defense. This distinction is limited to only 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state.

A graduate of Connecticut College and Suffolk University Law School, Attorney Higgins began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Plymouth County. As an ADA, he was responsible for prosecuting hundreds of drunk driving cases each year and gained invaluable experience by going up against some of the best defense attorneys in the state. After prosecuting DUIs/OUIs for years, Attorney Higgins realized that he could best use his knowledge of DUI/OUI law to help people by being a defense attorney. Attorney Higgins has now appeared in over 60 courts across Massachusetts defending charges of DUI/OUI.

Boston OUI Attorney Higgins is the son of Joseph and Marybeth Higgins and the older brother of Katherine and Matthew Higgins. He lives in Plymouth and has his office in Norwell.


2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Rising Star—Super Lawyers Magazine

2014 “10 Best” Client Satisfaction Award—American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys

Top 40 Under 40—American Society of Legal Advocates

Top 40 Under 40—National Trial Lawyers

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Clients’ Choice DUI—Avvo

Areas of Practice (3)

  • General Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • OUI Offenses

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
774-539-0097  Phone
508-930-4273  Phone
781-878-6550  Fax
University Attended:
Connecticut College, B.A., Government and Economics, 2006
Law School Attended:
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2009
Year of First Admission:
2009, Massachusetts
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation

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Norwell, Massachusetts

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