Sejal Patel Attorney is certified rape victim's advocate prior to entering law school, she also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia in the Sex Offense and Domestic Violence Unit. She then worked in the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop in the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Group. She moved to Boston in 2004 and began a solo practice as a criminal defense attorney, specializing in state and federal criminal trials and appeals. Sejal served on the Committee for Public Counsel Services Appellate and Post-Conviction Panel for Massachusetts and the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the First Circuit. She is obtained certification as a mediator through Metropolitan Mediation Services and mediated many cases in the small claims and criminal courts in the greater Boston area. Sejal served as one of four lead trial attorneys to Tarek Mehanna in a federal terrorism case in Boston. The case was covered extensively in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, National Public Radio, and many local television and newspaper outlets and involved complex issues of national security and free speech. For more details contact her.