Overview

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Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP specializes in criminal defense, employment law, students' rights, and other civil litigation. We are one of the most experienced trial firms in Massachusetts. We are known for providing outstanding legal representation, and have won numerous cases, both at trial and on appeal, including high profile, complex, and controversial matters. Our fifty-year history of success enhances our ability to resolve cases by agreement with excellent results. Clients retain our firm because we provide zealous representation, sound judgment, thorough preparation, and superior knowledge in specific areas, which translates into winning difficult cases.

Rankings

Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP is nationally ranked in 2 practice areas and metro ranked in 7 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 3
Tier 3 for Appellate Practice
Tier 3 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Metro Rankings

Boston
Tier 1 for Appellate Practice
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Tier 1 for Education Law
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Individuals

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 3
Tier 3 for Appellate Practice
Tier 3 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Metro Rankings

Boston
Tier 1 for Appellate Practice
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Tier 1 for Education Law
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Individuals
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 2 for Family Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Rights of Students and Faculty

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Awards

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  • All partners and of-counsel have received Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating
  • All partners and of counsel attorneys listed in Massachusetts Super Lawyers

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