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Attorney Paul Zukerberg has the experience that victims of carelessness and negligence need—he has tried hundreds of cases in personal injury, contracts, civil rights, and criminal defense throughout over 30 years of practice. His legal work has held the most powerful entities in Washington, D.C. accountable to the law, including a successful suit against the D.C. City Council over voters’ rights. Attorney Zukerberg is passionate about using the law to help those in need, which is why he often offers his services at reduced rates or even pro bono. If you need an attorney you can trust, contact Attorney Paul Zukerberg at Zukerberg & Halperin, PC.


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Practice areas


  1. Brain Injury: 35%
    29 years, 50 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    29 years, 300 cases
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
    31 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    12 years, 2 cases



Hourly ($400/hour), Retainer (always), Free consultation (10 minutes)

Payment types:

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    Scott Lemanski Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Michael Paul Bruckheim

    Paul does an outstanding job for his clients. He consistently goes the extra mile to challenge the prosecution and get the best results for his clients.


    Michael Bruckheim DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Zukerberg & Halperin, PLLC

1790 Lanier Place NW
Washington, DC, 20009


VAAuthorized to practice law198509/15/2015
DCActive 198505/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Pro Bono AwardD.C. Appleseed2015
Felony Panel AttorneyUnited States District Court EDVA2000
Felony Panel AttorneyD.C. Superior Court1998
Moore's TrophyWashington College of Law1984
FelDC Superior CourtN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerZukerberg & Halperin, PLLC2015 - Present
FounderZukerberg Law Center, PLLC1985 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorCatholic University Of America's Columbus School Of Law2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for Justice (District of Columbia chapter)Member2003 - Present
Brain Injury Association of WashingtonLegal & Business Affairs Committee2001 - Present
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana LawsLifetime Member1997 - Present
Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember 20+ yrs1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Zukerberg v. District of ColumbiaPaul's $5 Million Dollar Verdict Affirmed on Appeal
Valdes v. United StatesConviction Reversed - All Charges Dismissed
Zukerberg v. DC Board of ElectionsHome Run for DC Voters
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Publication nameTitleDate
Foster PressUnderstanding Traumatic Brain Injury2012
Foster PressBrain Injury Basics2012
Foster Press5 Common Myths About Concussions2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJuris Doctor1985
Hamilton CollegeEnglishBA1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Traumatic Brain Injury ClaimsBrain Injury Cases2012
Brain Injury Lectures - New York - 2010Litigating the Traumatic Brain Injury Case2010
Columbus School of LawFederal Civil Procedure2005
Catholic University Law SchoolFederal Civil Procedure2000