Attorney Edward Gauthier is an experienced trial attorney practicing in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, divorce and family law, bankruptcy and general civil litigation.
Attorney Gauthier obtained his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Connecticut and served four years in the Army where he worked in Kuwait and Iraq. After obtaining an honorable discharge, he studied at Western New England College School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude in 2006.
During law school, Attorney Gauthier was the Assistant Editor of the Law Review and interned with the United States District Court in Springfield and the New England Innocence Project.
After law school, Attorney Gauthier worked as a judicial law clerk writing legal briefs and judicial decisions in the civil and criminal parts of the Connecticut Superior Court. After he completed his clerkship, Attorney Gauthier entered private practice where he has represented hundreds of people throughout the courts of Massachusetts.
Private Practice: Represented hundreds of clients in District, Superior, Probate, Appellate, Federal, Juvenile, and Bankruptcy Courts. 2007-Present
Judicial Law Clerk: Connecticut Superior Court. 2006-2007
Judicial Intern: The Honorable Kenneth P. Neiman, U.S. District Court, Springfield, MA. 2005
Military: United States Army: Arabic Translator. 1999-2003
Defense Language Institute: Associate’s Degree (A.A.) in Arabic Language and Culture.
University of Connecticut: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
Western New England College School of Law: Juris Doctor (magna cum laude)
• Graduated 2nd in a Class of 193 • CALI Award for Top Class Performance in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Civil Procedure, and Constitutional Law • Assistant Editor, Western New England Law Review • Intern with the New England Innocence Project • Oliver Wendell Holmes Merit Scholar • Intern with the United States District Court in Springfield, MA
Admission and Associations
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Supreme Court of Connecticut
New York Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Bankruptcy Court
American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Franklin County Bar Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
National and Massachusetts Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers