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ilya liviz Sr., J.D., M.Ed.,

ilya Liviz Sr., Esq.


Attorney ilya Liviz is a passionate attorney that enjoys taking on "David versus Goliath" cases.  Through hard work and countless hours of preparation, attorney Liviz attained favorable jury verdicts in Superior and District Courts throughout the Massachusetts.   

Present Positions: 

Selected by the Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court, to a three year term (01/01/2018-12/31/2020) to be part of the Board of Bar Overseears' Pro Bono Panel.

Reported Opinions of previous clients:

J&J Sports v. Tony Cela v. DirectTV, 139 F.Supp.3d.495, (2015)
(Successful joinder of DirectTV as third-party defendant via third-party complaint claim for contribution) 

Sample Trial Results:

Commonwealth v. _____________,  (Supreme Judicial Court Double Jeopardy Interlocutory Appeal, Pursuant To G.L.c. 211, s.3, subsequent to a Hung Jury Trial Criminal Defense)

Hong Qiu v. Juan C. Castaneda, Middlesex Superior Court (Sucessfull Jury Trial Breach of Contract Civil Defense)

Stuart's Automotive, Inc. v. Ruth E. Martinez, District Court (District Clerk's Findings Overturned via Civil Jury Defense; ) 

Commonwealth v. Ly Bryant, District Court (Sucessful Jury Trial OUI Criminal Defense)

Commonwealth v. Catherine Mbugua, District Court (Sucessful Jury Trial A&B  Criminal Defense)

In Re: Care & Protection of Mason, Juvenile Court (bench trial on the merits resulting in custody of child returned to the mother over DCF's objection).

Bar Admissions:

State of Massachusetts 2012
Federal District Court of Massachusetts 2013
Federal Appeals Court Third Circuit 2015
Immigration Court 2015

EDUCATION:

Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, J.D., (2011)
Honors:  CALI Excellence for the Future Award
Practiced Law under 3:03 Certification and participated in Lawyer for the Day 

Cambridge College, M.Ed., (2007)
Thesis: Alternative Approach to Addressing Perceived Stress and Anxiety

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2001-2005)
Harvard Medical School (2001-2003)
Received Harvard Grant to Perform Stereotactic Neurosurgery on mice & rats.

California State University of East Bay, B.S., Cum Laude, (2001) Dean's  List & Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society Membership

Additional Education:

Teacher development training Boston Career Institute, MA (2006
Teacher development seminars Boston Gibbs College, MA (2005)
Tearcher training development course Palo Alto Kaplan, CA (1999)

Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Faculty, Bay State College Boston MA (Fall, 2012)

Adjunct Faculty, Middlesex College Lowell MA (2009-2010)

Adjunct Faculty, Northern Essex College Haverhill MA (2009)

Adjunct Faculty, University Massachusetts Lowell MA (2008)

Instructor, Millennium Career Institute, Lowell MA (2007-2008)

Instructor, Boston Career Institute, 3 locations, Boston (2006-2007)

Adjunct Faculty, Gibbs College, 149 Newbury St. Boston, MA (2004-2005)

Science Instructor, California State University of Hayward, CA (2001)

Instructor, Kaplan Center Bay Area, CA (1999 – 2000)

Tutor, California State University of Hayward, CA (1999 – 2000)

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