Michael R Schneider

Michael R Schneider

GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law
  • Massachusetts, New York
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Summary

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 a Lecturer in Law 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.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Plagiariam/Academic Misconduct
  • Science/Research Misconduct
  • University Title IX Cases
  • Habeas Corpus/Coram Nobis/Audita Querela
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
New York
1st Circuit
D.C. Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
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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 Law School
J.D. (1983)
Honors: Charles Evans Hughes Fellowship.
The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts)
M.A. / International Human Rights & Criminal Law
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Activities: Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Brown University
B.A. / International Relations (1978)
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America
US News & World Report
AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubbel
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US News & World Report
Massachusetts Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
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Massachusetts Super Lawyer
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Massachusetts Super Lawwyers
Super Lawyers
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AV Preeminent
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Massachusetts Super Lawyer
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AV Preeminent
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Martindale Hubbell
Massachusetts Super Lawyer
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Professional Associations
Boston University Law School
Lecturer in Law
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Activities: Seminar on "Wrongful Convictions, Miscarriages of Justice, and the US Criminal Justice System."
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
Member of Board of Directors
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Activities: Executive Committee, Leadership Development Committee, Pension Committee
American Civil Liberties Union
Member of National Board of Directors
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The Spangenberg Group
Of Counsel
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Activities: Research and consulting firm specializing in the area of indigent criminal defense delivery systems, domestic and international.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Blumenson, Gioia, Schneider, & Geller, "RIght to Counsel," in Blumenson et al, Massachusetts Criminal Practice (2013)
Michael R. Schneider & Christopher Skinner, "Evidentiary Issues," in How to Try a Drug Case in Massachusetts (2010).
MCLE
Michael Schneider & John Tull, "Organizational Issues in Designing Legal Aid and Defender Programs" in International Legal Aid & Defender System Development Manual
NLADA
Michael R. Schneider, "Legal Aid, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law in Cambodia" (1999).
IHRLG
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
GOOD SCHNEIDER CORMIER
83 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
USA
Telephone: (617) 523-5933
Cell: (617) 901-9814