Patrick M. Gioia, Esq.

Direct line: 617-959-0862

A second-generation defense attorney, Patrick M. Gioia, Esq., is dedicated to serving his clients. Patrick is firmly committed to his craft as a trial attorney and litigator. He stays informed of changes to the law, new case decisions, and cutting edge techniques that enable him to render high quality legal services. When he takes a case, it is well known in the legal community that the matter will be thoroughly investigated, researched, and prepared for litigation. He was named in 2021 through 2019 as a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, has been rated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2023 through 2019, and has a perfect 10.0 rating from Avvo.

Patrick has achieved not guilty verdicts after jury trials where his clients were charged with kidnapping; sexual assault; motor vehicle homicide; strangulation; domestic assault and battery; operating under the influence; armed burglary; carrying a firearm; aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and other significant crimes. He also has won pre-trial motions to exclude evidence in drug and firearm cases resulting in dismissal of the charges. Patrick’s outstanding success in the courtroom is a direct result of his personal commitment to his clients and his energetic and steadfast approach. His clients are served well by his skill and counsel.


• University of New Hampshire, B.A., 2006
• University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2010


• Massachusetts (2011)
• United States District Court, Massachusetts (2017)


• Boston Bar Assoc. Criminal Law Steering Com.
• National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
• MA Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
• Suffolk County Lawyers for Justice
• Notary Public, Massachusetts

I love being in the courtroom fighting for my clients. It’s where I’m meant to be.” – PMG

Practice Areas

Employment History & Awards

Before entering private practice Patrick spent five years as a Massachusetts state staff attorney for the Committee for Public Counsel Services. At CPCS, Patrick received valuable training and trial experience. He represented criminal defendants in Massachusetts courts charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. According to Patrick, “My time at CPCS gave me valuable insights into the criminal justice system and how disadvantaged people are adversely impacted. I also learned how to evaluate and defend a case, and often obtained favorable results for my clients.” Patrick remains committed to assisting those less fortunate, and does so by taking cases in the superior court for Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, where he represents defendants charged with serious felonies.


Rated as Rising Star by Super Lawyers


National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40

2018, Speaker:

Mental Health Court MCLE

2017, Speaker:

Correctional Crisis Training


F. Cir. Federal Judicial Conf. Invitee


Norfolk County Bar Pro Bono Award