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Inga Bernstein
  • Criminal Law, Employment Law, Education Law...
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Inga Bernstein is a distinguished Criminal Defense and Employment Law Attorney at Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP. For over two decades, she has provided comprehensive representation for an array of criminal and civil matters. Inga is dedicated to providing a smart and effective defense for clients facing criminal charges. In civil matters, her representation includes meticulous research and forceful arguments in pursuit of the best possible outcomes. Inga's experienced and passionate advocacy has led to many outstanding results.

Inga has received numerous awards. Best Lawyers named her Lawyer of the Year for Boston Employment Law-Individuals in 2015 and 2018. She has been honored as a Winner in Civil Rights-Massachusetts and Lawyer of the Year for Civil Law by Corporate LiveWire Global Awards. Additional awards have included Best Lawyers in America, Top 50 Women Super Lawyers, Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and the highest possible AV Rating, from Martindale-Hubbell.

In 1984, Inga received her B.A., magna Cum Laude, from Wellesley College. She obtained her J.D. at Harvard Law School in 1994. Her professional affiliations include the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar, National Employment Lawyers Association , and the Federal Bar Association. Inga represents clients in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Education Law
  • DUI & DWI
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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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
- Current
Clerk
Hon. Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. District Court, District Of Massachusetts
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Education
Harvard Law School
J.D. (1994)
Honors: cum laude
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Wellesley College
B.A. (1984)
Honors: magna cum laude
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Individuals and Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyer
Massachusetts Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers, Criminal Defense and Employment Law
Best Lawyers
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Lawyer of the Year - Boston Employment Lawyers - Individuals
Best Lawyers
Winner in Civil Rights - Massachusetts, USA
Corporate LiveWire Global Awards
Lawyer of the Year - Civil Law - Boston, Massachusetts
Corporate LiveWire Global Awards
Top 50 Women "Super Lawyers"
Massachuestts Super Lawyers
One of Five "Up and Coming Lawyers"
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Professional Associations
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Vice President 2012-2014
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Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar
Member
Current
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Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Boston Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Labor and Employment Law Section Steering Committee 2008-2009
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MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Practice Tips for Opening Statements
MCLE
Recent Cases Interpreting the Family Medical Leave Act
MCLE Employment Law Conference
Speaking Engagements
Effective Opening Statements, Employment Law Trial Skils: The John C. Sikorski Master Class - Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2009
Effectively Using & Excluding Evidence in Employment Cases, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2010
Effective Courtroom Advocacy in Employment Cases, 33rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference - Massachusetts Bar Association
2012
Learn How to Protect Yourself from Employment Discrimination, Black Law Students' Association Member Meeting - Harvard Law School
2012
View from the Trenches: Trial of Kiely v. Teradyne, Frank J. Murray Inn of Court
2012
Proving and Valuing Damages in Employment Cases, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2014
Questions to the Judicial Panelists on Issues of Interest to the Bar, Federal Judicial Forum - Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2015
Contact & Map
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
USA
Telephone: (617) 742-6020
Fax: (617) 742-3269