Peter C. Horstmann

Law Offices of Peter Charles Horstmann

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Private Practitioner
Last name
Horstmann
First name
Peter C.
Firm
Law Offices of Peter Charles Horstmann
Phone
(617) 723-1980
 

Contact data

Address
450 Lexington Street
City
Newton
Province/State
MA
Postal code
02466
Fax
(617) 663-6339
Website
horstmannlaw.com
 

Additional information

Directory listing text
Peter Charles Horstmann is a leader in the fields of criminal defense, civil rights and general litigation including appeals. He is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School (1990) and has served as the Treasurer of MACDL since 2002. From 1998 to 2002 he was a law partner of Superior Court Justice Kenneth J. Fishman in the law firm of Fishman, Ankner & Horstmann. His bar memberships include the United States Supreme Court, State of New York, District of Columbia, United States District Court for the District of Vermont, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Since 1998, he has served on the District of Massachusetts CJA Panel. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts in Massachusetts and in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, New Hampshire, Vermont, Illinois and Indiana.

Noted victories include:

Comm. v. Hani Abujudeh, BMC 10-3805, (4/4/12)(Not Guilty verdict in domestic assault case)

Comm. v. Joseph Murphy, SCJ 2011-545 (12/23/11)(reversal of bail revocation)

U.S. v. Lyons, 10-10159PBS (D.Mass 12/5/11)(not guilty verdicts as to 26 counts of money laundering and 293 counts of money laundering and Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act charges dismissed after 5 week trial)

U.S. v. Cuevas, 10-10374RGS (D.Mass. 8/12/11)(jury refused to find mandatory ten year drug weight)

U.S. v. Cameron, 11-1275 (1st Cir. 8/9/11)(granting bail pending appeal in 1st Circuit);

U.S. v. Soto, 09-10253RGS (D.Mass. 7/7/11)(case dismissed without prejudice on Speedy Trial Act grounds)

U.S. v. Duggins; 11-10216JLT (D.Mass. 6/20/11)(voluntary dismissal of case based upon false police report)

Starski v. Kirzhnev, 06-10157DPW (D.Mass. 5/27/10)(defense verdict in $90,000,000 breach of contract claim)

Comm. v. Montiero, Malden No. 08CR745 (2008)(motion to dismiss weapons charge allowed based upon weapon’s nonconformity to statute)

Arkansas v. Sweeney, Carrol County No. CR2007-36 (2/23/08)(motion to suppress evidence allowed)

Comm. v. Tambone, Woburn No. 07CR1357 (2008)(motion to suppress evidence allowed);

Commonwealth v. Joseph Constantino, 443 Mass. 52 (2005)(reversing convictions for leaving the scene of an accident involving a death)

U.S. v. Cates, 02-102410PBS (2/1/05)(not guilty verdicts in 14 count mail & wire fraud conspiracy)

U.S. v. Kushner. 256 F.Supp.2d 109 (2003)(105 counts of structuring dismissed)

U.S. v. Lubell, Cr. No. 01-10122EFH (3/3/04)(not guilty verdicts in 5 count armed robbery/extortion conspiracy)
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL)
321 Walnut St.
, Newton, MA 02460
E-mail address: dinatalelaw@gmail.com
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