200 Central St. Lowell, MA 01852    -    P.O. BOX 8131, Lowell, MA 01853    -    AttorneyLiviz@gmail.com    -    (978) 675-0990
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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   

Curent Held 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 to Represent Attorneys in Disciplinary Proceedings.

Reported Opinions of previous clients:

J&J Sports v. Tony Cela v. DirectTV, 139 F.Supp.3d.495, (2015)(Attempted use of Rule 19(a)(1)(B) Required Joinder of Party, to dismiss the complaint; subsequently was successful joining DirectTV as third-party defendant via third-party complaint Claim for Contribution.) 

Sample Trial Results:

Commonwealth v. Elson Debarros, Cambridge District Court (2017)(Double Jeopardy Interlocutory Appeal, Pursuant To G.L.c. 211, s.3, Subsequent to a Hung Jury Criminal Trial, Appealed to the  Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Pursuant to S.J.C. Rule 2:21, Docket SJC-12423)

Juan Sarmiento v. Rodolfo De Jesus et al., Woburn District Court (2016)(Sucessfull Civil Trial Defense Against Lemon Law, Breach of Contract and G.L.c. 93A Consumer Protection Violations.)

Hong Qiu v. Juan C. Castaneda, Lowell Superior Court (2016)(Sucessfull Civil Jury Trial Defense Against Alleged Breach of Contract and G.L.c. 93A Consumer Protection Violations.)

Stuart's Automotive, Inc. v. Ruth E. Martinez, Lowell District Court (2016)(Sucessful Civil Jury Trial Unjust Enrichment Defense; Jury Modifies Clerk Magistrate's Decision to Counsel's Original Request) 

Commonwealth v. Ly Bryant, Lowell District Court (2016)(Sucessful Criminal Jury Trial OUI Defense.)

Commonwealth v. Catherine Mbugua, District Court (2015)(Sucessful Criminal Jury Trial A&B Defense.)

In Re: Care & Protection of Mason, Juvenile Court (2015)(Sucessful Trial on the Merits; DCF Forced to return Child to his Mother).

Bar Admissions:

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


Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, J.D., (2011)
Honors:  CALI Excellence for the Future Award
Practiced Law under 3:03 Certification Since 2010 

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 & Honrs: 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)


Former Harvard Medical School Chess Club President, Highly Skilled Avid Enthusiast of Impromptu Daydreaming, and other Luptid Activities.