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Cumberland's Top Criminal Defense Lawyers

Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm is a recognized leader with a top team of Rhode Island criminal defense attorneys. Their seasoned and experienced team diligently assists clients faced with criminal charges, employing extensive legal knowledge to build robust defense strategies. The Firm is committed to guiding clients through legal complexities and ensuring their right to an excellent defense. Whether faced with domestic assault, DUI, or drug trafficking charges, the Firm's approach and expertise in local criminal law make them a formidable presence in the courtroom. Exploring their services could be the first crucial step you take in your legal journey.

Work With an Experienced Defense Lawyer

Engaging the services of an experienced defense lawyer is crucial when facing criminal charges, as they bring significant knowledge and expertise to navigate the complexities of the legal system. An experienced attorney from a reputable law firm like the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm will provide a thorough consultation, taking the time to understand every facet of your case. They ensure you are adequately represented, keeping your best interests at the forefront. A defense lawyer's role goes beyond presenting your case in court; it involves devising a strategy that will yield the best possible outcome for you. Therefore, selecting an experienced defense attorney from a trusted Law Firm is an essential first step when dealing with criminal charges.

Our Criminal Defense Attorneys

At the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm, our team comprises highly skilled and dedicated criminal defense attorneys, each bringing a unique set of skills and experiences to provide comprehensive legal assistance. Our lawyers are committed to defending our clients against charges, ensuring that justice is served. Our criminal defense attorneys work tirelessly to understand the specifics of each case, providing strategic and rigorous representation to those accused of a crime. As a Law Firm, we uphold the principle that every individual deserves a fair opportunity to defend themselves by offering robust and reliable legal services. Our dedication to justice, coupled with our expertise in criminal law, makes us a reliable ally for those facing criminal charges.

Types Criminal Charges

Criminal charges can manifest in various forms, each requiring a specialized approach for a robust defense. Among these are charges for Domestic Assault, Driving Under Influence (DUI), and Drug Trafficking. Understanding these types of charges is instrumental in building an effective legal strategy.

Domestic Assault

Understanding the complexity of domestic assault charges, a subset of criminal law, necessitates a thorough examination of its various types and their associated legal consequences. The attorney plays a critical role in defending clients against these charges, navigating the legal system, and representing them effectively in court. The law surrounding domestic assault is intricate, and each case often presents unique nuances. The attorneys at Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm are experienced in providing a robust defense for domestic assault charges, leveraging their deep understanding of the law. They offer comprehensive legal advice and a strategic defense approach, ensuring the best possible outcomes for their clients.


Navigating the intricacies of DUI charges requires an in-depth comprehension of the different types and their corresponding legal implications. Those charged can face severe consequences, hence it is crucial to seek advice from a skilled defense lawyer. At Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm, our expertise in representing clients charged with DUI is unmatched. We build robust defenses, challenging the prosecutor's evidence, and ensuring fair trial proceedings. Our lawyers have extensive experience in challenging the legitimacy of the arrest, questioning the accuracy of breath or blood tests, and arguing against any procedural errors during the prosecution. We are committed to providing competent and strategic legal representation, guiding our clients through the complexities of the legal system with professionalism and dedication.

Drug Trafficking

Just as with DUI charges, those accused of drug trafficking face a complex legal landscape marked by various types and degrees of criminal charges. This Firm focuses on defending those implicated in such crimes, providing robust defense strategies tailored to each unique case. The offenses of drug trafficking can range from possession and distribution to manufacturing and importation, each carrying its own set of legal proceedings. Our team of defenders conducts thorough investigations to challenge the prosecution's evidence, aiming to reduce or dismiss charges entirely. Sentencing for drug trafficking crimes can be severe, making it crucial to secure dedicated, experienced legal representation. At Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm, we commit to navigating the intricate pathways of drug trafficking defense with our clients.

Legal Defense Tactics & Strategy

In this complex realm of the law, implementing effective legal defense tactics and strategies is paramount to achieving successful outcomes in criminal cases. The defense counsel's role is not only to represent the accused but also to leverage their expertise in crafting a robust strategy. In cases such as murder, where the stakes are high, the legal tactics adopted must be meticulously planned and executed. A defense strategy might involve challenging the credibility of evidence, questioning the integrity of the investigative process, or presenting alternative explanations for the event. The accused relies heavily on their counsel's legal acumen and strategic planning ability to navigate the challenging path towards a favorable outcome. The importance of a well-thought-out defense cannot be overstated in the sphere of criminal law.

Trial Defenses

When it comes to trial defenses, a spectrum of legal avenues exists that can potentially challenge the prosecution's case and assist in securing a more favorable outcome for the defendant. The experienced Criminal Defence Lawyers at the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm can navigate these intricate paths, developing defenses tailored to each unique case. They understand that not every trial is the same, and each requires a distinct approach. The goal, whether it's through negotiating with courts or persuading a jury, is to ultimately achieve an acquittal or reduce penalties. The Firm's seasoned lawyers are committed to exhausting every possible trial defense to protect their client's rights and freedom. To them, every defendant deserves a fair fight in the courtroom.

Get Experienced Legal Representation

Securing experienced legal representation from Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm significantly increases your chances of a favorable outcome in your criminal defense case. Our team of experienced Criminal Defence Lawyers provides top-notch legal representation to our clients, ensuring that their rights are protected throughout the legal process. When you hire a professional from our firm, you are not just hiring an attorney, but a dedicated advocate who will tirelessly work to achieve the best possible result for your case. The lawyers at Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm have a proven track record of success, demonstrating their capability and commitment to their clients. Our firm's reputation as a trusted source of legal representation speaks for itself. Don't settle for less, hire experienced representation today.

Contact Us Today

To safeguard your rights and ensure the best possible outcome for your case, reach out to Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm today. As a team of leading Criminal Defense Lawyers, we are prepared to guide and support you through your legal matters. Contact us today to discuss your case. We offer a free initial consultation to provide you with an overview of your legal options. Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm is composed of a team of experienced lawyers who have the knowledge and skills to navigate complex criminal law matters. Reach out to us in confidence. Your case will be handled with utmost discretion and professionalism. Don't gamble with your future. Trust in the experience of the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are the Educational Qualifications of the Lawyers at Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm?

The educational qualifications of attorneys at the specified law firm typically include a Bachelor's degree, a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, and passing of the state bar examination to practice law.

Do the Lawyers at Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm Focus in Any Specific Areas of Criminal Defense?

Yes, the attorneys at this firm focuses on specific areas of criminal defense such as DUI/DWI, drug offenses, violent crimes, and white-collar crimes, providing expert legal representation tailored to each client's unique circumstances.

What Is the Average Cost of Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer From Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm?

The average cost of hiring a criminal defense attorney can vary greatly depending upon the charges and severity of the offenses. However, without specific information on the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm's pricing structure, providing an accurate estimate is not possible.

How Many Years of Experience Does the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm Have in Handling Criminal Defense Cases?

The Marin, Barrett, and Murphy law firm boasts over 50 years of extensive combined experience in dealing with criminal defense cases. 

Are There Any Notable Cases That the Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm Has Won in the Past?

Yes, the law firm has secured numerous victories in high-profile cases, spanning various facets of criminal defense. However, due to client confidentiality, specific case details can't be disclosed without explicit permission from the clients.

Directions to Marin, Barrett, and Murphy Law Firm from Key Locations

  • From Providence, RI: Take I-95 N to Exit 23 for Charles St. Follow Charles St and turn right onto Mineral Spring Ave. The firm will be on your left.

  • From Boston, MA: Take I-95 S to RI-146 S via Exit 23B towards Lincoln. Merge onto RI-246 S via the exit on the left toward Cumberland. Continue straight to stay on RI-246 S. The firm will be on your right.

  • From Worcester, MA: Take MA-146 S towards Providence. Continue on RI-146 S. Take the exit toward Cumberland. Merge onto RI-246 S. The firm will be on your right.

  • From Hartford, CT: Take I-84 E towards Boston. Merge onto I-90 E via the exit on the left towards N.H. - Maine/Boston (Portions toll). Take I-495 S exit, Exit 11A, towards Cape Cod. Merge onto I-95 S towards Providence. Follow directions from Providence.

  • From Newport, RI: Take RI-114 N/RI-24 N. Merge onto I-195 W towards Providence. Take the I-95 N exit. Follow directions from Providence.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.

Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Matthew Marin and Kensley Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.