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Jesse Adams


Western Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer

Jesse Adams is a Northampton criminal defense lawyer representing clients throughout Western Massachusetts. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst as well as Western New England College School of Law. In addition to being a skilled criminal defense attorney, Jesse is a former member of the Northampton City Council.

He is well known and trusted in the community. With 16 years of experience, Jesse knows how to effectively handle a broad range of criminal charges and accident claims. He knows that legal challenges can arise at the most unexpected times, which is why he is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for his clients. With a client-focused approach to representation, he remains available on weekends and travels to his clients when necessary.

Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Hampshire County Bar Association President-Elect
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Leadership Academy

Career Defense Attorney

Jesse is a career defense attorney. He has never prosecuted, only defended the accused. Defendants can have confidence and peace of mind knowing that he has only defended people in their very same position as them. Fighting for the accused for that last 15 years, his commitment to justice in this area has never wavered.

More than that, he is well-known in the community. When individuals are charged with a crime in Hampshire County, they need someone who is respected by local judges, staff, prosecutors, court officers, probation officers, and other individuals. They need a Northampton criminal defense lawyer who can battle on their behalf, who has a reputation as a focused and dedicated lawyer who effectively represents clients.

Jesse strives to remain accessible from start to finish, guiding his clients through this stressful time. He is there for clients not just in court, but on the weekend, during the day, and any time his clients need to communicate and find out what to expect. His goal is to reduce his clients’ anxiety and ensure they are taken care of.

Caring Advocate

Jesse is known for his client-centered counsel. While every case is different, his experience and skill in this area can be applied in a personalized manner. When you want to pursue justice, he can walk you through the process and ensure your case is resolved as quickly as possible.

As a Northampton criminal defense attorney, Jesse is known for his persuasive advocacy and skilled litigation. He is not only aggressive but compassionate and caring.

Jesse is a life-long Pioneer Valley resident and has always felt a special connection to the area. He is deeply rooted in the local community and well-respected among his legal peers.