Washington DC Personal Injury & Civil Rights Lawyers
50+ Years of Experience
Jonathan Halperin is a top-rated personal injury attorney with years of experience in both state and federal courts. As a result, his practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death cases. Recently, Jonathan was selected to Best Lawyers in America. Also, he is a Virginia Super Lawyer, and has a “superb” Avvo rating. Last year, Jonathan was selected as a Leader in the Law by the Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Finally, Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.
In his 26 years of legal practice, Mr. Halperin has won large verdicts for personal injury and wrongful death clients. These include wins at trial. plus substantial out-of-court settlements. Mr. Halperin also represents victims in defective product cases. In addition, he has won appellate decisions in wrongful death, police misconduct, premises liability, and medical malpractice.
Prior to arriving in Richmond, Mr. Halperin was a Founding Partner of a top litigation law firm in Washington, D.C. In addition, he has lectured extensively in the fields of personal injury and trial law at local law schools and universities. In past years, Mr. Halperin was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Catholic University School of Law.
For many years, Mr. Halperin has served as a member of the Steering Committee of the Injury to Persons section of the D.C. Bar. Prior to that, Jonathan taught Continuing Legal Education courses for the District of Columbia Bar. When not in court, he continues to teach attorneys for the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association and the National Business Institute. In addition, the American University Law School National Moot Court Team selected Mr. Halperin as their coach.
Mr. Halperin earned his law degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of law. Prior to that, he earn his Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University. Jonathan is passionate about victims’ rights. In conclusion, he is honored to have the privilege of fighting for clients who have been victims of negligence.
Paul Zukerberg is a distinguished personal injury attorney with over 30 years of experience in both state and federal courts. He has won a wide range of civil and criminal cases. Plus he has taken over 100 cases to verdict. These include major personal injury, contracts, civil rights, and criminal cases. His appellate work includes reported decisions on behalf of workers denied fair pay, first amendment law, and federal statutory interpretation.
Recently, Paul successfully sued the D.C. Council to preserve D.C. voters’ right to elect their own attorney general. As a result, a unanimous Court of Appeals agreed with Paul that the D.C. Council and Mayor had acted illegally in cancelling the 2014 election. Paul has extensive experience litigating in D.C. Superior Court, where he uses his talents to help those most in need. Therefore, he frequently represents clients pro bono or at reduced rates.
Paul graduated from from Hamilton College in 1979. After that, he received his law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law in 1984. While at American University, Paul served in the Criminal Justice Clinic. In 1984, Mr. Zukerberg received an award for the best brief in the annual moot court competition. Which started him on a life-long interest in appeals.
It is important to note that Paul is a member of the Maryland, Virginia and DC Bars. So he practices in all metro DC state and federal courts. Finally, he is a long-time member of the United States Supreme Court.
Moreover, Paul is a proud member of National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the NORML National Legal Committee. For many years, Paul has proudly served the Viriginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Maryland Association for Justice, and the D.C. Association of Trial Lawyers.
Paul lives in Adams Morgan with his wife, Dr. Ilana Zukerberg, and their two super kids.
Personal Injury Lawyer Reviews
Not only is Paul a fantastic lawyer, he is also very jovial, friendly, and professional. He settled my case quickly and efficiently. He gives the profession a good name. Highly recommended!