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Traffic Violations

Attorney Sullivan represents clients in various district courts thought Massachusetts for traffic ticket appeals. From speeding tickets to marked lane violations to not wearing a seatbelt, Ryan Sullivan will fight with you in a hearing before a clerk magistrate or an appeal before a judge. Whether his clients wish to fight to preserve an unblemished driving history, to avoid a surcharge, or to prevent license suspension, Attorney Sullivan will work hard to present a convincing argument as to why his client should be found not responsible.

Attorney Sullivan represents individuals who have never had a ticket before, habitual traffic offenders in jeopardy of losing their license if found responsible, junior operators who face significant penalties for first or second time offenses, and drivers with CDL licenses where driving represents their livelihood. With each of Attorney Sullivan’s clients, he discusses the facts of the ticket, develops an individual plan tailored to the specific needs of each driver, and appears at court if necessary. Attorney Sullivan will reach out to the police department, research facts to support his argument, obtain documents to demonstrate a favorable driving history, and recommend actions to present a more convincing, genuine argument to the court. His thorough approach, ability to advocate on behalf of his clients, and his background in litigation all allow Attorney Sullivan to fight vigorously for his clients to get them the result they deserve.

Representative Cases

Framingham District Court: Attorney Sullivan represented a longtime truck driver who was accused of driving greater than “reasonable” during a snow storm. The Massachusetts State Trooper who stopped his client testified that the speed on route 90 (also known as the Mass Pike) was lowered to 40 mph during a snow storm and the client was traveling 45 in the right hand lane. The client was cited and would lose his job if found responsible. Attorney Sullivan researched and found an article that stated the head of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation told CNN that all Massachusetts roads were reduced to 45 mph that day. Attorney Sullivan was able to argue to the judge that 45 mph was a “reasonable” speed because the state highway department itself determined this to be the case. After hearing Ryan Sullivan’s argument, the judge found his client not responsible and he was able to keep his job. Result: NOT RESPONSIBLE for speeding.

If you or a loved one are cited for a traffic violation or speeding ticket, contact the Law Office of Ryan P. Sullivan online or call (617) 997-7597 today. All initial consultations are free of charge and after hearing the facts, Attorney Sullivan will provide a flat fee quote to handle the hearing and any appeal. Once you hire Ryan Sullivan to handle your case, he will develop an argument and a plan to meet your needs.

Client Reviews

Great lawyer he has helped my family immensely. Very capable and dedicated. A lawyer who actually cares and an all around good person.


Ryan Sullivan is a very knowledgeable attorney. He is one of my go-to professionals when I am seeking insight on more complicated criminal matters. Without any reservations, he has my vote of confidence.

Ilya Liviz

Attorney Ryan Sullivan is professional, knowledgeable and compassionate.

Millie Cardello

My mom was involved in a horrible accident and we eventually found out she needed a lawyer. We had no idea who to contact and a mutual acquaintance recommended Attorney Ryan Sullivan. After our first meeting with Ryan we knew he was the attorney for our case. His communication and knowledge...

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