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Norman Zalkind
  • Criminal Law, Education Law, White Collar Crime
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Norman Zalkind has tried over 120 jury trials, including many high-profile cases. Norman focuses his practice on criminal defense, including murder cases, white-collar criminal defense, and other serious felony cases in federal and state courts across the Commonwealth. Norman is on the forefront in representing students accused of sexual assault and other disciplinary misconduct on college campuses across the nation. His civil practice includes business litigation.

Norman is recognized by Boston Magazine as a “Super Lawyer”, maintains the highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for both white collar and non-white collar criminal defense, a recognition he has been awarded for 20 consecutive years. In 2013, Norman was presented with the Balliro Award by the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in recognition of a lifetime of dedication and commitment to the rights of the accused.

Education
Boston University School of Law
J.D. (1963)
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Boston College
B.S. (1960)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
- Current
Professor of Criminal Trial Practice
Northeastern School of Law
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Speaking Engagements
Federal Insanity Defense, CJA
1995
Supreme Court Practice, CJA
1998
Advanced Trial Training Seminar, Essex County Bar Association Advocates, Inc.
1999
Demonstrator/Trial Advocacy Forum/ Armed Robbery Case, Suffolk University Law School
1999
Lecture on Punitive Damages, Inns of Court
2001
Immigration and Criminal Law Converging, Boston Bar Association
2003
What They Do Wrong, Boston Police Detective Supervisors Conference
2003
Marconi Institute Advanced Seminar on Impeachment of Witnesses, Suffolk Law School
2003
Awards
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
1993-2019
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2004-2017
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rated 2016; AV Rated 2009-2015
Distinguished Humanitarian Service During Freedom Summer
University of Rhode Island Multicultural Center
2014
Joseph J. Balliro Award
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2013
Champion of Liberty Award
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
1989
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
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MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Current
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National Lawyers Guild (Massachusetts chapter)
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Education Law
  • White Collar Crime
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Norman Zalkind's Website Profile
Website
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP Website
Blog
Boston Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
USA
Telephone: (617) 742-6020
Fax: (617) 742-3269