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Paul H Zukerberg

Paul H Zukerberg

Practice areas:

Brain Injury, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

About Me

Paul Zukerberg is a trial lawyer who has taken over 200 cases to verdict, in both state and federal courts, in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. He has successfully represented plaintiffs in diverse areas of brain injury, criminal defense and personal injury. He is a recognized authority in the defense of marijuana cases, and founder of DCMarijuanaLaw.Com.

Paul is a 1984 graduate of American University's Law School, and has served as an adjunct professor of civil procedure at Catholic University Columbus School of Law. He is a member of the Brain Injury Association of America, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the bars of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. 

Paul is always happy to share his experiences with colleagues, and is available for client consultations by appointment only.   Call Toll Free:  888.473.1707 or 202.232.6400.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    29 years, 300 cases
  2. Brain Injury: 35%
    29 years, 50 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    29 years, 300 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    12 years, 2 cases



Hourly ($400/hour), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (10 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Scott Fredrick Lemanski

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Scott Lemanski Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • 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
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Zukerberg & Halperin LLC

Adams-Morgan Business District
1790 Lanier Place NW
Washington, DC, 20009



VAAuthorized to practice law198503/11/2014
DCActive 198505/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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
Adjunct ProfessorCatholic University Of America's Columbus School Of Law2004 - 2005
FounderZukerberg Law Center, PLLC1985 - Present


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

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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