Michael R Schneider

GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
Contact: 617.523.5933
Experience:
Law Schools: Columbia University School of Law - Columbia University
The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts)
Jurisdictions: Massachusetts
New York
1st Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About Michael R Schneider
Michael Schneider is an experienced criminal defense attorney, concentrating in appellate, habeas corpus, new trial motions, and other post-conviction litigation. Michael has defended homicide, serious felony, and misdemeanor cases and has handled complex federal sentencing and parole matters. Michael's cases have often involved international human rights, national security, export controls, international law, and constitutional civil rights issues. Michael devotes a significant part of his practice to the representation of professors, postdocs, and other scientists accused of scientific research misconduct and also of students accused of plagiarism and academic misconduct at area law schools, medical schools, hospitals, and colleges. Associate to Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, 1993-97. Public defender at the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston and in New York state for ten years, 1983-93. Frequent lecturer at legal education seminars and at area law schools; authored articles in the area of criminal defense practice; and has provided training and technical assistance to indigent defense providers in other states (Kentucky, New York, Texas, and Washington) and in foreign jurisdictions (Cambodia, Chile, and China). Michael is an adjunct professor at Boston University Law School where he teaches a seminar on "Wrongful Convictions, Miscarriages of Justice, & the US Criminal Justice System." Michael has worked on a number of high-profile cases, including the OJ Simpson, David Merrick, Mike Tyson, and Pamela Smart cases.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Plagiariam/Academic Misconduct
  • Science/Research Misconduct
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
New York
1st Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Partner, GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
-Current
Partner, Salsberg & Schneider
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Associate, Law Office of Alan M. Dershowitz
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Trial, Appellate, and Training Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services
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Education
Columbia University School of Law - Columbia UniversityJ.D. (1983)
Honors: Charles Evans Hughes Fellowship.
The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts)M.A.International Human Rights & Criminal Law
Activities: Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Brown UniversityB.A. (1978)International Relations
Professional Activities
Member of National Board of Directors American Civil Liberties Union 2012-Current
Member of Board of Directors American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts 2011-Current
Adjunct Professor Boston University Law School 2010-Current
Details: Teaching seminar on "Wrongful Convictions, Miscarriages of Justice, and the US Criminal Justice System."
Of Counsel The Spangenberg Group 1997-2007
Details: Research and consulting firm specializing in the area of indigent criminal defense delivery systems, domestic and international.
Awards
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
AV Preeminent, Martindate Hubbel
AV Preeminent, Martindate Hubbel
Massachusetts Super Lawwyers, Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent , Martindale Hubbell
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbel
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers In America, Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America
Professional Associations
Director, National Board, American Civil Liberties Union
-Current
Member of Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Website

CONTACT & MAP

GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
USA
Telephone: 617.523.5933
Telephone: 617.901.9814