Sunderland Fleming LLC


Jennifer A. Sunderland
Sarah J. Fleming


About Us

We are experienced trial attorneys who provide aggressive, effective, and efficient advocacy. We represent individuals facing criminal investigation, charges, and indictments who want thorough, creative and personalized advocacy to zealously protect their interests and rights. We also offer expertise in business litigation and employment law for small business owners and individuals who want customized and cost-effective solutions for their legal needs.


Philosophy

Our approach is based on a collaborative and client-first philosophy. We will fight tirelessly and passionately to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients – through investigation, legal research, pre-trial motions and trial preparation. We appreciate that our clients have unique needs and priorities and we will work closely with you to fully understand your individual needs and advance your priorities. We will take the time to fully explain the legal process and possible outcomes to you and your loved ones, so that you can make informed choices and know what to expect every step of the way.


Sarah J. Fleming

Sarah J. Fleming

Sarah specializes in criminal defense representation in the Superior and District Courts of Massachusetts. She has successfully defended clients against allegations including rape, indecent assault and battery, larceny, domestic violence, drug trafficking and distribution, operating under the influence and other motor vehicle-related offenses, witness intimidation, restraining order violations, firearms offenses, and probation violations.

Sarah began her career in the courtroom as a staff attorney with the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Commonwealth’s public defender agency, where she tried numerous felony cases in Barnstable and Plymouth counties over the course of six years. She then worked for a prominent criminal defense firm in Boston before opening her own law practice.

Sarah is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and the University of Oregon. She is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a contributing author to Massachusetts Evidence: A Courtroom Reference.

You can reach her at sfleming@sfleminglaw.com

Jennifer A. Sunderland

Jennifer A. Sunderland

Jennifer represents clients in civil and criminal matters in Massachusetts courts. She has successfully defended clients in a wide variety of criminal matters. Her civil practice focuses on business and employment litigation. She has achieved favorable results for her clients in matters involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and violations of wage and hour laws. Her clients are individuals and small business owners who want to initiate litigation or who need a lawyer to defend them.

Like Sarah, Jennifer gained courtroom experience as a staff attorney with the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Commonwealth’s public defender agency. She then expanded her legal expertise to civil litigation by working for three well-respected Boston boutique law firms.

Jennifer is a graduate of New England School of Law and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a board member of the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice.

You can reach her at jsunderland@sfleminglaw.com