Madison F. Bader
Boston Office: 617-439-4990
Direct Line: 617-603-3782
Emory University School of Law, JD 2019
Chapman University, BFA, summa cum laude
Massachusetts (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
Awards & Recognition
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
News & Insights
Madison Bader Appointed as FBA Criminal Law Section Secretary
Madison Bader to Join BBA Criminal Law Section
As Long As It Takes: SJC to Consider Virtual Evidentiary Hearings for Motions to Suppress