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  1. Appeals: 30%
    32 years, 60 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    32 years, 400 cases
  3. Education: 20%
    25 years, 40 cases
  4. Constitutional: 20%
    32 years, 30 cases

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Good Schneider Cormier

83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA, 02110-3816


NYCurrently registered 198403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV PreeminentMartindale Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
AV PreemnentMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyersMassachusetts Super Lawyers2011
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyersMassachusetts Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyersMassachusetts Super Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Charles Evans Hughes FellowColumbia University Law School1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorBoston University Law School2011 - Present
PartnerSalsberg & Schneider1998 - Present
Of CounselThe Spangenberg Group1997 - 2008
Law AssociateAlan M Dershowitz1993 - 1997
Public DefenderCommittee for Public Counsel Services1985 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Civi Liberties UnionMember of National Board of Directors2012 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union of MassachusettsBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Conkey, 430 Mass. 149 (1999)Conviction reversed.
Commonwealth v. Earle, 458 Mass. 341 (2010)Reveral of conviction & dismissal of charges.
Evans v. Thompson, 518 F.3d 1, 6-7 (1st Cir.), en banc review denied, 524 F.3d 1, cert. denied, 129 S. Ct. 255 (2008).N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
International Legal Aid & Defender System Development ManualMichael R. Schneider & John Tull, “Core Issues in Designing Legal Aid and Public Defender Programs”2010
How to Try a Drug Case in MassachusettsMichael R. Schneider & Christopher Skinner, “Evidentiary Issues"2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tufts UniversityInternational Criminal Law and Human RightsMALD1997
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Brown UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1978