Charles E. Dolan
Charles E. Dolan
(617) 227-2800 (Boston)
Attorney Charles Dolan primarily focuses his practice at Denner Pellegrino, LLP, Counselors at Law on criminal defense and related civil litigation in State and Federal Courts. He is a trial attorney with over twenty three years of diverse experience in complex criminal litigation.
He is 1978 graduate of Boston College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics. He attended and received a Law Degree in 1985 from Western New England School of Law. He is currently a member of the Massachusetts Bar and the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.
He was lead counsel in numerous jury trials in Superior Court, including many homicide cases. He has extensive experience in the presentation of appellate cases in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court. He was, for many years, a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Massachusetts. He has extensive experience in the litigation of Federal (Title III) and State wiretap investigations and prosecutions. During his tenure in the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office he held various supervisory positions including Chief of Organized Crime and Narcotics. During that period he managed major organized crime and narcotic investigations and prosecutions. He maintained a close working relationship with investigators from the Massachusetts State Police, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the United States Internal Revenue, the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the United States Department of Treasury, ATF and the Secret Service, the Unites States Postal Service and many local police agencies. He also supervised the Civil Forfeiture caseload of Chapter 94C actions in Superior Court. He has assisted in the draft and presentment of Chapter 94C legislative amendments that resulted in the modification of minimum mandatory sentences for narcotic convictions.
He has held teaching positions at several colleges in Massachusetts and he is currently an adjunct faculty member at Western New England College, School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Related Civil Litigation
- Massachusetts, 1985
- U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1985
- Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
- J.D. - 1985
- Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
- B.S. - 1978
- Major: Geology and Geophysics
- Professional Responsibility, Western New England College School of Law, 2007 - Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
- W.M Pioneers Professional Soccer, Member, Board of directors, 1999 - Present
Past Employment Positions
- Hampden County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1985 - 2007