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David Milton

Civil rights Attorney at Boston, MA

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  • State Years
    Massachusetts - MA 16 years
    New York - NY 21 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found

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Location

Howard Friedman, P.C.
90 Canal Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA, 02114-2018

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Law Offices of Howard Friedman
  • 2013 - Present
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Howard Friedman
  • 2007 - 2013
  • Staff Attorney
  • South Brooklyn Legal Services
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Associate
  • Moore & Goodman LLP
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Law clerk
  • Hon. Allyne R. Ross, United States District Judge
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Law clerk
  • Hon. Theodore H. Katz, United States Magistrate Judge
  • 2001 - 2002
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Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • JD, magna cum laude
  • 2001
  • Brown University
  • BA
  • 1993

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Baggett v. Ashe, 41 F. Supp. 3d 113 (D. Mass. 2014)
  • Jail ended policy of male guards videotaping strip searches of female prisoners and paid $675,000 settlement
  • Glik v. Cunniffe, 655 F.3d 78 (1st Cir. 2011)
  • Federal appeals court affirms right to record police; $170,000 settlement
  • Tyler v. Suffolk County 253 F.R.D. 8 (D. Mass. 2008)
  • Class action against Suffolk County Sheriff for locking prisoners in cells without toilets or sinks; $1.5 million settlement
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Associations

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
  • Legal Advisory Committee
  • 2012 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • National Lawyers Guild.
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • National Police Accountability Project
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section Council Member
  • 2013 - 2014
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Moncreiffe Prize for Outstanding Student in Anti-Racism Law
  • NYU Law School
  • 2001
  • Ann Petluck Poses Prize for Outstanding Clinical Work
  • NYU Law School
  • 2001
  • Order of the Coif
  • NYU Law School
  • 2001
  • Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow
  • NYU Law School
  • 2000
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Publications

  • Mass Dissent
  • First Circuit Says You Can Shoot the Police (with Your Cellphone Camera)
  • 2011
  • Civil Rights Litigation and Attorney Fees Annual Handbook, vol. 23, 18-1
  • Psychic Income Won't Pay the Rent: A Critique of the Second Circuit's Opinion in Arbor Hill Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Ass’n v. County of Albany
  • 2007
  • Civil Rights Litigation and Attorney Fees Annual Handbook
  • Mass Protest, Mass Arrest and Class Certification: The Struggle for the First and Fourth Amendments in the 21st Century
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • Harvard Law School Speaker Series : A Critical Eye on the Drug War
  • Protecting the Rights of Second Class Citizens
  • 2013
  • Eavesdropping and Wiretapping in Illinois
  • Putting the Eavesdropping Debate in Perspective: Statewide and Nationwide Issues
  • 2013
  • Teleconference: Videotaping Police, Wiretapping Laws, and the First Amendment
  • Videotaping police
  • 2012
  • Guest lecturer for law school class on First Amendment
  • Glik v. Cunniffe
  • 2012
  • Guest Lecturer at New England School of Law
  • Police Use of Excessive Force
  • 2012
  • CLE for civil rights lawyers
  • Electronic Discovery in Police Misconduct Cases
  • 2012
  • American Constitution Society "Lightning Talks" on the Constitution
  • Glik v. Cunniffe
  • 2012
  • Panelist for Not Guilty: The Reality of Black Men in the 21st Century, Cambridge Community Conversation
  • Race and Policing
  • 2011
  • Cops, Cellphones, and Constitutional Rights
  • Glik v. Cunniffe
  • 2011
  • Boston University School of Law panel discussion for law students
  • Private Public Interest Law Firms
  • 2011
  • Meeting of Greater Boston Civil Rights Coalition
  • Policing the Police: Making complaints and documenting wrongdoing
  • 2010
  • Greater Boston with Emily Rooney
  • Arrested for Videotape
  • 2010
  • Community forum
  • Know Your Rights When Confronted by Police
  • 2010
  • CLE for civil rights lawyers
  • First Amendment Right to Record Police
  • 2010
  • Taught session of class at Northeastern University School of Law on police misconduct
  • Supervisory Liability in Police Misconduct cases
  • 2009
  • Stop and Search Clinic
  • Know Your Rights When Confronted by Police
  • 2009
  • NYU Law School Symposium on Fourth Amendment
  • New York Search and Seizure Law and the War on Drugs
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (6)
Endorse David
Unknown Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"David is, without question, one of the best in the business. He truly cares about his work and his clients, and is an excellent advocate and advisor."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David is an extremely intelligent, diligent and thoughtful attorney, with whom I often consult."
Civil rights Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"David is an excellent attorney. He is tenacious, thorough and skilled in police misconduct matters. David has my highest recommendations. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer."
Civil rights Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with David for several years on a major constitutional case that went to the FIrst Circuit. We won every step of the way with him in the lead, because he is smart, a great writer, and a terrific advocate all around. Anyone with a civil rights or constitutional claim would be in good hands with him and the Law Offices of Howard Friedman."
Civil rights Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"David Milton is a knowledgeable, experienced, and aggressive lawyer. I endorse him without reservation."
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Boston Civil rights Lawyer David Milton
David Milton
Civil rights Attorney
Boston, MA
Licensed for 21 years