Madison F. Bader


identification (1).png


Boston Office: 617-439-4990  

Direct Line: 617-603-3782


Emory University School of Law, JD 2019

Chapman University, BFA, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts (state and federal)

Rhode Island (state and federal)

Madi joined Lawson & Weitzen as an associate in October 2020. She is an attentive, compassionate, and tenacious attorney who utilizes her prior criminal trial experience to advocate effectively for her clients in various criminal matters. Madi understands the importance of thoroughly explaining a case to her clients and supporting them throughout the pendency of their matter.

Following her graduation from law school, Madi was an Assistant District Attorney with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. While there, she obtained a favorable jury verdict in District Court and succeeded on an appeal of a pre-trial order in Superior Court.

During law school, Madi was a summer associate with a Boston firm, a juvenile defense attorney, and worked for the United States Attorney’s Office Public Corruption Unit in Boston. She was recognized as a Graduating Woman of Excellence, an award granted to women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues affecting women at Emory University School of Law and in the larger community.

Madi enjoys animals – especially English Bulldogs – politics, and volunteering with Camp Jori or in her local community.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Women's Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Federal Bar Assocaition, Secretary of Criminal Law Section

Rhode Island Bar Association

Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Awards & Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021

Graduating Woman of Excellence, Emory University School of Law

Pro Bono Publico Medal, Emory University School of Law

Order of Emory Advocates, for outstanding achievement in oral advocacy and competitions, Emory University School of Law

Emory University School of Law Mock Trial Society

  • Semi-Finalist at the Peter James Johnson National Civil Rights Competition in New York

  • Special Recognition at the Keenan's Kids Foundation Closing Argument Competition