Thursday, May 20, 2010

About Gary Zalkin

Gary Zalkin brings 14 years of experience as a psychotherapist to his thoughtful practice of the law. He focuses on mental health law, advocating for families of those with mental illness and those with a mental illness themselves, as well as providing consultations to other attorneys.Gary Zalkin graduated from Suffolk University Law School magna cum laude in 1999 as a member of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review. Attorney Zalkin received his B.A. in psychology from Brandeis University in 1989 and his M.S.W. from Simmons College of Social Work in 1992.

Attorney Zalkin has served as chair of the Riverside Community Care Human Rights Committee and as president of the board of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Massachusetts, Metrowest affiliate.Attorney Zalkin has served as chair of the Riverside Community Care Human Rights Committee and as president of the board of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Massachusetts, Metrowest affiliate.

Attorney Zalkin is a member of the Harvard Medical School’s Program in Psychiatry and the Law. In 2005, Attorney Zalkin was honored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of 15 “rising stars- Massachusetts lawyers who have been members of the bar for 10 years or less, but who have already distinguished themselves in some manner and appear poised for even greater things.”

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