National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Massachusetts Bar Association
Worcester County Bar Association
Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Rhode Island Bar Association
Darren T. Griffis is a criminal defense attorney at the Worcester, MA law firm of Glickman, Sugarman, Kneeland & Gribouski who focuses on both trial court litigation and criminal appeals. He also represents students facing disciplinary proceedings for alleged misconduct. Attorney Griffis draws on his diverse range of legal experience to give clients the high-quality guidance they deserve.
Darren previously worked as an Assistant Public Defender with the Rhode Island Office of the Public Defender, where he represented hundreds of clients facing criminal charges. In this position, his practice encompassed everything from bail arguments and pretrial conferences to plea and probation violation negotiations. He also handled trials for cases involving drug possession, assault and battery, DUI, and countless other charges. Darren's legal service and analytical skills resulted in not guilty verdicts, dismissals, and reduced sanctions for a high percentage of his clients.
Prior to joining the Public Defender's Office, Darren worked as a senior litigation associate in the Boston office of WilmerHale LLP, a large international law firm, where his work focused on complex white-collar crimes involving immigration law, securities, health care fraud, and export control regulations.
In addition to his defense and litigation experience, Darren served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael A. Ponsor of the United States District Court in Massachusetts, where he drafted memoranda addressing legal issues that were presented to the federal court for both criminal and civil cases.
Make the smart choice when you choose your criminal defense attorney in MA or RI. Attorney Griffis handles criminal appeals and defense. Contact us today.
- Boston University School of Law — J.D., Cum Laude, 2009
- UMass Amherst — M.A. English and American Literature, 2006
- Roanoke College — B.A. English and American Literature, Magna Cum Laude Graduate with Honors, 2000
- Massachusetts & Rhode Island State Courts
- Federal District of Massachusetts
- First Circuit Court of Appeals