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Picture of Laura Stolboshinskaya Laura Stolboshinskaya joined the firm in the spring of 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Laura held positions in accounting at Shambhala Publications and in investment operations and accounting at Pentagram Investment Partners. Laura graduated from Riga Technical University in her home country Latvia with degrees in Economics and Applied Mathematics.



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Picture of Alexandra Gwillim Alexandra Gwillim joined the firm in the summer of 2018. Alexandra graduated from Bates College in 2018 with a B.A. in Politics with a concentration in Philosophical, Literary and Legal Studies, and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She wrote her senior thesis on bureaucratic behavior in the Social Security Disability Insurance eligibility process. As an undergrad, Alexandra was President and Co-Founder of the Pre-Law Society, President of She’s the First, and Treasurer of the Filmboard. She interned with the Maine Prisoner’s Advocacy Coalition, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, and the Lewiston District Court. During her senior year, Alexandra spent a semester abroad studying sexuality politics in Brazil.



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Picture of Elena JacobElena Jacob joined the firm in the summer of 2020. Elena graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2020 with a B.A. in Communications and Politics, with an International Relations Certificate. During her time at UMass Amherst, Elena completed extensive independent research regarding Democratic institutions in South East Asia. In the summer of 2019, Elena interned with the Suffolk Court Service Center, helping individuals unable to afford legal representation. Elena is a dual citizen of the United States and Spain, and speaks Spanish fluently. During her junior year, Elena spent a semester abroad in Barcelona, Spain where she studied the Spanish language, culture, politics, and history.



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Picture of Amy PassAmy Pass joined the firm in the summer of 2020. Amy graduated from Amherst College in 2020 with a B.A. in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought and French. She wrote her senior thesis on the religiosity of Americans' faith in the rule of law. During her time at Amherst, Amy served as the president and editor-in-chief of the Amherst College Undergraduate Law Review. She also conducted research on the popular rhetoric surrounding death row exonerations and compensation for wrongful conviction and translated a prison diary from Spanish to English for publication. During her junior year, Amy spent a semester abroad studying French literature at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris.



Paralegal

Lindsey Barrett joined the firm in the summer of 2020. Lindsey graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2019 with a B.A. in Legal Studies and a minor in History. While at UMass, Lindsey was an associate member of the Legal Studies Undergraduate Board, a Legal Studies/Political Science Peer Advisor, and a Legal Intern at Barrett Kornitsky, LLP. During her senior year, Lindsey spent a semester abroad in Bangkok, Thailand where she studied Thai language, culture, history, and law.


Client Reviews
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I hired Mr. Duncan to deal with a very sensitive issue that my daughter had. Since the first contact, I had a very good impression of him. He transmitted confidence and appeared to know exactly what to do. I called and emailed him many times, he was polite and comprehensible with the anxiety of a father and appeared to know every step to solve the case. I strongly recommend Mr. Duncan. Flavio Lajoia
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If you are reading this review, it means either you or a family member is in trouble and needs immediate legal counsel. Please know your search can end right now because Zalkind, Duncan & Bernstein is the law firm to hire. They are honest, responsive, compassionate and have the experience and expertise to bring... Client
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I contacted Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein to assist with a Title IX case. From our initial conversation, Naomi Shatz had a strong understanding of Title IX policies and conducted each step of the process with professionalism, honesty and a responsiveness that did not disappoint. Ms. Shatz displayed confidence and just as important, compassion when needed. Client
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I worked with Emma Quinn-Judge and Monica Shah. And from my first contact on the phone, on to my first meeting in their office and during the trial, I found them and the firm's entire team to be a group of consummate legal professionals who are very knowledgeable, patient, dedicated, fair, honest and caring... Chantal C.
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I am forever grateful to all the staff at this firm, but in particular, Ms. Shah, Mr. Zalkind and Mr. Silverglate. They represented my son who was being sought for extradition to Scotland. The case took years to fight, covering new legal ground, setting precedence. But each one of these legal eagles went above and beyond the duty of office... Suzanne D.