ilya Liviz L.C.J.
Jurist Liviz believes in equal justice for all; no matter the size or complexity - giving up will not be an option. Through hard work and countless hours of preparation Jurist 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 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to a three year term (01/01/2018-12/31/2020) to be part of the Board of Bar Overseers' 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. Jacob E. Pilla, Newburyport District Court (2018)(Successful Criminal Jury Trial OUI/DWI Defense.)
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)(Successfull 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)(Successfull 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)(Successful 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)(Successful Criminal Jury Trial OUI/DWI Defense.)
Commonwealth v. Catherine Mbugua, Lowell District Court (2015)(Successful Criminal Jury Trial A&B Defense.)
In Re: Care & Protection of Mason, Juvenile Court (2015)(Successful Trial on the Merits - DCF Forced to return Child to his Mother).
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (2018)
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2015)
United States Immigration Court (2015)
United States District Court of Massachusetts (2013)
Supreme Judicial Court of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2012)
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., Cum Laude, (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
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)
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, Boston (2006-2007)
Adjunct Faculty, Gibbs College, 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 Impromptu Daydreamer, Avid Enthusiast of Proving "You Are Wrong", Prescriber to Toughening of The Mental Hide, and other Luptid Activities.
"FOR THE PEOPLE"