Attorney Jason A. Guida served as the Director of the Massachusetts Firearms Records Bureau for over 4 years. He has worked directly with police departments on firearms licensing and firearms licensing litigation. He has been called to testify as an expert witness in both criminal and civil trials and has worked extensively on Massachusetts firearms policy issues. His expertise in Massachusetts firearms law led to 2 separate appearances as a guest panelist on Court TV.
As the Director of the Massachusetts Firearms Records Bureau, Attorney Guida advised members of the Firearms Licensing Review Board as Counsel to the Board. During Attorney Guida’s tenure, the Board held over 50 hearings for petitioners seeking to restore their firearms rights. He also served on the Gun Control Advisory Board as a voting member adding new weapons to the Massachusetts Approved Weapons Roster.
Attorney Guida has conducted trainings and seminars for the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and various prosecutors, attorneys, firearms dealers and licensing officials. He continues to lecture on various topics including the licensing application process and litigating a firearms licensing case.
In 2009, Attorney Guida joined the mid-size Boston law office of Principe & Strasnick as “Of Counsel”. He is a former Hampden County Assistant District Attorney and a former legislative aide in the Massachusetts State Senate.
Attorney Guida is a graduate of James Madison University and Suffolk University Law School.