Len is a founding partner of Brister & Zandrow, LLP, a civil litigation law firm with offices in Boston and Plymouth, MA. Since its inception in November, 1995, Brister & Zandrow, LLP has received an AV rating, the highest available in the legal profession for ability and ethics.
Since 1995, Len has served as the General Counsel of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Inc., the largest and oldest non-profit organization dedicated to helping civilians in the United States with spinal cord injury and/or disease. In 2010, Len was also elected to the Board of Directors of United Spinal Association, a national non-profit also serving the disability community.
He is a member of the American, Massachusetts, and Boston Bar Associations. Since 1996, Len has served as one of the editors of the Defense Counsel Journal, a quarterly publication of the invitation-only International Association of Defense Counsel. He served on the Board of Editors of the Boston Bar Journal, a quarterly publication of the Boston Bar Association during the mid-1990's. He has also worked in a variety of capacities with numerous other non-profit organizations and community groups, including the Town of Sharon's Personnel Board, the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Boston, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Len is a member of the International Who's Who of Professionals, Marquis Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, and Strathmore's Who's Who.
Complex civil litigation, including: spinal cord injury cases, motor vehicle accident law, construction law, products liability, toxic torts, insurance law and professional malpractice cases.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Rated Preeminent||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Recognized||Who's Who in American Law -Marquis||2007|
|James E. Smittkamp Award||National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Inc.||2001|
|Executive Director||Justice Bridge Legal Center||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Brister & Zandrow, LLP||1995 - Present|
|Partner and Associate||Parker, Coulter, Daley & White||1983 - 1995|
|Chief Law Clerk||Massachusetts Superior Cour||1982 - 1983|
|Law Clerk||Massachusetts Superior Court||1981 - 1982|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United Spinal Association||Member, Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Inc.||General Counsel & Member of Board of Directors||1995 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1982 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||1982 - Present|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||N/A|
|International Association of Defense Counsel||Board of Editors for Defense Counsel Journal||1996 - 2012|
|Boston Bar Association||Boston Bar Journal, Board of Editors||1994 - 1997|
|Spinal Cord. Inj. Rehabil.||Misguided Mercy: Hastening Death in the Disability Community||2001|
|Boston College Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|Northwestern University||MS - Master of Science||1977|
|Northwestern University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1976|
|Annual Education Conference||Incubators and Beyond: Building an Entrepreneurial Access to Justice Program||2016|
|2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting||Legal Incubators: What Are They and How Can They Impact My Practice||2016|
|Enhancing Social Justice Through the Development of Incubator and Residency Programs||Changing ideas about professional role (limited scope service, fee structure, preventative lawyers)||2015|
|Equal Justice Conference||Expanding Access to Justice by Engaging the Academy||2013|
|Proving & Disputing Damages in Massachusetts||Tort Damages||1999|
|"From Field to Family"||Scene Preservation for Future Litigation||1997|
|Operation Lifesaver Grade Crossing Collision Investigations||The Law of Railroad Grade Crossing Accidents in Massachusetts||1997|
|Madigan v. Trace Construction, Inc.||Remand after appeal|
|Sampson v. MacDougall||Judgment affirmed|
|O'Connor v. Raymark Industries, Inc.||Judgment affirmed|
|Hallett v. Town of Wrentham||Judgment affirmed|
Posted by Leo
July 23, 2015