About Us

Western Massachusetts DUI Attorneys

At The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard P.C., our attorney has focused his legal practice on helping individuals facing OUI and DUI charges. Because our firm is dedicated solely to the defense of persons charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence, our attorney understands precisely what defense strategies work best in any type of DUI or OUI case. For more than 20 years our founding attorney has practiced DUI defense, and he has the knowledge of DUI laws in Massachusetts necessary to provide you with the aggressive defense you need.

Our private practice takes on only a limited number of cases in order to deliver quality legal representation to those who need it most. When you work with us, you can rest easy knowing our firm has your back. Attorney Bernard has tried more than 200 cases to a jury, including cases in the Massachusetts District Courts, Superior Courts, and the United States Federal Court.

Our Attorneys

Joseph D. Bernard

With more than 20 years of experience in DUI law, Attorney Joseph D. Bernard has a thorough understanding of criminal defense laws pertaining to DUI and OUI crimes. Working independently at his own private practice enables Attorney Bernard to better serve his clients and provide personalized, comprehensive legal representation.

Attorney Bernard graduated from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts and earned his J.D. from Western New England College. He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County earlier in his career and is a member of the National Criminal Defense Association. Attorney Joseph D. Bernard is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, where he regularly lectures.

Erica M. Bruno

Attorney Erica M. Bruno is a strongminded, results-driven, and aggressive criminal defense attorney who will do everything in her power to fight for the rights of her clients. She is currently a member of the Massachusetts and Connecticut Bar Associations, which she was admitted to after earning her J.D. from Western New England University School of Law.

Thanks to her extensive experience and education in the field of law, Attorney Bruno is passionate about providing effective and impactful legal advocacy, prioritizing her client’s needs above all. Early in her career, she worked as an AmeriCorps volunteer attorney at Central West Justice Center, which is a subsidiary of Community Legal Aid. It was during this time she cultivated a true sense of advocacy for the disenfranchised, and understood how invaluable her efforts and assets are to our firm, clients, and community.

To get in touch with our DUI defense lawyer, contact The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard P.C. to schedule your free consultation.