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  1. Civil Rights: 80%
    37 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    37 years

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  • Michael L. Tumposky

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  • Marc Lawrence Breakstone

    Howard is simply the best Civil Rights and Police Misconduct Plaintiff's attorney in Massachusetts, bar none.


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Howard Friedman, P.C.

90 Canal Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA, 02114


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2007
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2006
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2005
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2004
AV ratedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Massachusetts chapter)Executive Committee2007 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaChair, Civil Rights Section1996 - 1997
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineEvaluating Police Misconduct Cases1997
ATLA's Litigating Tort Cases- Thompson/ WestChapter, ATLA's Litigating Tort CasesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Goddard CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Prison Litigation a Workshop for Plaintiff's AttorneysIssues in Class Action Litigation: Do You Really Need a Class?2008
Innocence Network ConferenceBeyond Monetary Compensation, Providing Services to Exonerees2007
Police Misconduct LitigationAttorney’s Fees Issues in Civil Rights Cases2005
Introduction to §1983 Civil Rights LitigationEvaluating a Police Misconduct Case and Drafting the Complaint2005
Advanced Police Misconduct LitigationPolice Use of Less Lethal Force2005
Prison LitigationFourth Amendment Rights of Prisoners2004
David vs. Goliath, Managing the Huge Case in a Small FirmManaging Mack v. Suffolk County2004
Representing Indigent Plaintiffs in Federal CourtEthical and Practical Issues2002
International Criminal Justice Expo and ConferenceStrip searches: Yes or No?1999
Evaluating and Mediating Civil Rights CasesEvaluating and Mediating Civil Rights Cases1997
Annual ConferenceEliminating Racism, Sexism and Homophobia in Jury Selection1997
How To Handle Tort Claims Against the GovernmentHow To Handle Tort Claims Against the Government May, 19931993
Civil Rights Issues in Employment LitigationCivil Rights Issues in Employment Litigation1988