Zalkind has always had a singular focus: to advocate for individuals facing a criminal or civil crisis. Our legal team is known for helping clients embroiled in the hot-button legal issues of the day, whether defending people accused of avoiding the draft during the Vietnam War, representing students accused of misconduct at college and universities today, or advocating for those who experience discrimination and harassment in their employment or education. We also represent clients in criminal and civil appellate matters.If You Are Accused of a Crime
From OUI to murder cases, our Boston criminal defense team represents accused individuals in both state and federal court. With a deep understanding of each stage of the criminal process, from the initial stages of investigation through trial and appeal, we promise to work tirelessly for you.
Our criminal defense lawyers are experienced in handling:
- Drug Crimes
- Computer and Internet Crimes
- Gun Crimes
- Sex Crimes
- Violent Crimes
- White-Collar Crimes & Fraud
- Foreign Extradition
- Clerk-Magistrate’s Hearings
- Restraining Orders
- Criminal Appeals
Few moments in life are as stressful as when an employment relationship sours, and an employee’s job is on the line. Working as your legal advocates or quietly advising behind the scenes, our Massachusetts employment lawyers are ready to help you navigate difficult employment situations involving sexual harassment, gender, race, or disability discrimination, wage and hour violations, and separation agreements.
Our employment law experience spans:
- Age Discrimination
- Employment Agreements
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Pregnancy and Caregiver Discrimination
- Race, Ethnic, and National Origin Discrimination
- Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination
- Wage and Hour
- Whistleblowing and Qui Tam Lawsuits
Nationally recognized for our work representing students and faculty involved in disciplinary cases at their colleges and universities, we can assist if you are accused of or have experienced misconduct. We have a deep understanding of how college campus systems operate and differ from the criminal and civil legal system, and can help you advocate for your rights in each system.
Our Title IX and Student Rights Practice includes:
- Title IX, Sexual Assault & Sexual Misconduct (Complainants)
- Title IX, Sexual Assault & Sexual Misconduct (Respondents)
- Plagiarism, Cheating, and Other Academic Misconduct
- Campus Crimes
Our lawyers have tackled difficult legal issues in complex civil cases, from constitutional law issues to pursuing novel applications of federal and state statutes. Our legal team is ready to take each civil case from negotiations, to filing in court, through trial, and on to appeals if necessary.
Learn more about our civil litigation practice.If You Need to Appeal a Decision
Our lawyers use their experience as trial lawyers in a broad array of cases, their exceptional academic credentials, and their experiences in clerkships in state and federal court to provide appellate representation to clients in both criminal and civil matters.
Learn more about our appeals practice.Contact Us