Rick Dyer is a passionate advocate and committed mentor to those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. He has practiced law for 25 years in the areas of Criminal Defense, Juvenile/Child Welfare, Family Law, and Commutation and Parole, with special concentrations in addiction and sentencing mitigation. He believes that justice should be administered with compassion, integrity, and a deep understanding of its impact on the individual and community. In representing clients, he brings to bear a broad spectrum of personal and professional experience. As a mentor, Rick can help those in recovery because he has been there and knows the challenges and triumphs that come with sobriety. Rick is a holistic advocate, bringing to the Court a zealous representation and whole-person picture of his clients with tact, strategy, and dignity. Rick is a member of the Federal Bar, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston Juvenile Bar Association, as well as a panel member of the pro bono group Suffolk Lawyers for Justice. Rick is also a Newton Massachusetts Youth commissioner, Board Member for MOAR – Mass. Organization for Addiction Recovery and a board member of at Improbable Players.