Licensed to practice in both state and federal courts of Massachusetts.
A Passionate, Professional Defender
Since 1980, Stephen J. Weymouth has handled thousands of criminal and civil cases while practicing throughout the greater Boston region. Mr. Weymouth has a long and proven record for delivering successful results for his clients. He is also widely respected as an attentive, approachable attorney whose litigation strategies are customized to each particular client and case.
Mr. Weymouth defends clients with passion and commitment. With prior experience as Director of the Youth Advocacy Project in Massachusetts—an organization devoted to the defense of juveniles involved in criminal matters—Mr. Weymouth has acquired extensive knowledge and skill in criminal defense work. Mr. Weymouth has a well-established reputation in the Boston legal community for representing his clients with professionalism, concern, and approachability.
Widely respected as an authority on a range of legal matters, Mr. Weymouth is frequently interviewed by local and national news media. As a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and an articulate spokesman, his clear, concise insights have helped raise public understanding of complex court cases and questions of law.
He received his J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law and a B.A. with Honors from Miami University.
When not practicing law, Mr. Weymouth maintains his strong, deep community roots. He is committed to the youth of his hometown Dorchester, generously lending his time and leadership to the Dorchester Youth Soccer and the Dorchester Youth Collaborative. He is also dedicated to the health and wellbeing of his neighborhood, having served on the Board of Directors at the Codman Square Health Center since 1992.
Pharmacist In Deadly Meningitis Case Is Found Guilty Of Some Charges, But Not Murder
BOSTON – Chin must await a December hearing to find out how long he will be sentenced to prison, but wakes up Thursday morning knowing he will not be sentenced to life. Read More >
Pharmacist in NECC meningitis outbreak case acquitted of murder
BOSTON – The supervisor of a former Framingham compounding pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday by a federal jury of murder charges but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in connection with a meningitis outbreak that killed dozens of people across the country. Read More >
Trial Set for Holden Man Charged with Dismembering his Brother in Rutland
WORCESTER – A Dec. 7 trial date has been scheduled for a 68-year-old Holden man accused of murdering his estranged brother and dismembering his body in Rutland. Read More >
How Convicted Felon Kevin A. Perry Jr. Bought Up $2.2 million in Property in Four Years
In the span of four years, Worcester developer Kevin Perry built a healthy portfolio of nine properties with a combined value of more than $2.2 million — a successful endeavor for a convicted felon recently out of prison. Read More >
Government will seize Kevin Perry's Buildings...if Found Guilty on Drug, Money Laundering Charges.
The buildings that house the The Usual and the Blackstone Tap, two Worcester eateries, could become the government’s property if 43-year-old Kevin A. Perry Jr. is found guilty or enters guilty pleas on federal drug, money laundering and other charges. Read More >
NECC Co-owner Convicted in Meningitis Outbreak
The former co-owner and head pharmacist at a Framingham company that shipped tainted drugs across the country, causing more than 60 deaths and hundreds of illnesses, was convicted of fraud and racketeering Wednesday, though a federal jury refused to brand him a murderer. Read More >
Trials of Compounding Pharmacists Facing Murder Charges Draw Closer
Two pharmacists face second-degree murder charges in coming trials in connection with the sale of a contaminated pain medication that caused a deadly U.S. outbreak of fungal meningitis in 2012. Read More >
Why Victims of Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Haven't Been Compensated
Kathy Pugh quit her job when her mother got sick from a tainted medication, and now Pugh spends her days helping the once-vibrant 85-year-old get out of bed, shower and dress. Read More >
Lawyer: Fleeing Mom Sought Top Kid Doctors
A Pennsylvania mother who triggered an Amber Alert because she drove about 300 miles to Boston Children’s Hospital with her sick 2-month-old rather than go to the nearest emergency room was released on low bail despite a history of defaults after her lawyer argued hospital staff and police overreacted. Read More >
Murder Trial Postponed After Witnesses Stabbed in Boston
The trial of two men charged with killing a young mother in 2010 was abruptly postponed Thursday after Suffolk Superior Court Judge Linda Giles learned that two potential witnesses were among four men stabbed in downtown Boston Wednesday afternoon. Read More >
Trials to watch in 2017
Here are a few of the most interesting trials coming up in the new year. Read More >
NECC Pharmacists are Put Under House Arrest
A federal magistrate judge placed two high-ranking New England Compounding Center officials on house arrest Friday and banned them from working in the pharmaceutical industry while they await trial on a sweeping racketeering indictment that alleges the two played major roles in a fatal meningitis outbreak caused by tainted medicines from their Framingham company. Read More >
Boston Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Iranian National in Wake of Nuclear Deal
BOSTON –President Barack Obama’s landmark nuclear deal with Iran is paying dividends for one criminal defendant charged in U.S. District Court in Boston with helping Iran in its efforts to acquire nuclear weapons. Read More >
Honors and Awards
John G. Brooks Award