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Lisa M. Yager, Paralegal

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Lisa began her career in the business arena working as an Executive Assistant for the Chairman and CEO of a mid-size print management organization. Within her 13-year employment, Lisa broadened her knowledge base by taking on the role of Office Manager for the commercial real estate business owned by same.

Lisa holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychology. A licensed Elementary School Counselor, Lisa enjoys working with all individuals in all ages, stages and circumstances in life.

Prior to coming on board for Attorney Yannetti, Lisa worked in child development and then again as an Executive Assistant this time for the President and CEO of a biotech organization.

Lisa holds a Bachelor’s Degree, Legal Assistant studies, where she utilizes her education and experience working as a Paralegal for Attorney Yannetti. Her responsibilities include day-to-day interactions with clients, communications with court and other Commonwealth personnel, office correspondence, research, writing, and transcribing, and technical support.

Erin Francoeur, Paralegal

Erin Francoeur

Erin began her career as an aide in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. In this role Erin acted as liaison to citizens, lobbying groups and House members, as well as honed her professional research and writing skills. Moving next to the position of Committee Researcher and ultimately to Chief of Staff, Erin managed constituent services, media relations, speech writing and review of legislative proposals. In all, she worked in the House from 1993-1998.

Entering the corporate realm, Erin became a Public Affairs Associate at Liberty Mutual’s Corporate Legal Division in Boston. In this role, she managed the political events program, the political action committee (LibertyPAC) and grassroots education program. Further, she was administrator for the public affairs intranet and extranet sites and databases of employee resources and public affairs content management. She was promoted to senior associate after two years and grew the events and grassroots programs significantly for the corporation until 2002.

Erin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and English as well as a Paralegal Certification from Northeastern University. Additionally, Erin has completed significant coursework in Writing at The Fine Arts Work Center.

Erin now performs the following at the Yannetti Criminal Defense Law Firm: client services, research and writing and web site management.


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Client Testimonials

5 Star

In the most painful times in our lives–David, Greg and Lisa showed us their professional best–dignified, warm, gracious. David and his team will not let you down, you will be taken well care of and most importantly superbly and justly represented…
Barbara Lynch

Oh my goodness David is a miracle worker! Unbelievable results! David is so highly respected by attorneys and judges and prosecutors that he really makes an impact in court and presented our friend in the best possible light…

Jude Dasilva

Greg Johnson and David Yannetti are simply the best. After having two other attorneys on a case, I hired them and got results where others failed. They work hard for you and I highly recommend them!…

Vivian Trinh

If it was not for Mr. Yannetti I could have lost my career and opportunity to come back to USA again given that I am not a US citizen. Thank you Mr. Yannetti for all you did for me and my family. You and your office were truly there for me in my darkest hour…

Ajit Gupta

Greg Johnson is a charming attorney and seems to truly care about his client’s and the outcome of their case. If you ever need an experienced criminal defense Lawyer, Yannetti Criminal Defense Law Firm is the one to call!…


“I’ve got your back,” he told me early on. David did not disappoint. By showing up with David in the courtroom, I felt I’d made a clear statement of intent. The case was duly dropped…

James Brooks

Martindale-Hubbell | AV | Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence | 2020
Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S. News | 2022
Avvo | 10.0 | Superb | Top Attorney Criminal Defense
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Massachusetts | Lawyers Weekly | Criminal Defense Expert