Portland, ME (PRWEB) October 27, 2010
Timothy E. Zerillo, founder of Zerillo Law, LLC in Portland, ME, has been selected by Super Lawyers to be included in their 2010 New England edition for Rising Stars, which includes attorneys under 40 years of age.
The New England Super’s Lawyer’s list is compromised of elite attorney’s within the 6 New England states. Lawyers are ranked on qualities of legal ability and professional conduct, making inclusion in New England Super Lawyers a noteworthy achievement.
Attorney Zerillo (http://www.GetZerillo.com) founded Zerillo Law, LLC in Portland, Maine in 2001. Attorney Zerillo practices in Courts throughout Maine, in Federal Courts for the District of Maine, in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, and in the Supreme Court of the United States. Attorney Zerillo’s practice includes plaintiff’s personal injury and catastrophic representation, criminal defense, commercial and business litigation, and family law and divorce.
Attorney Zerillo is the Immediate Past President of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Edward Gignoux Inn of Court and the Maine Trial Lawyer’s Association. Attorney Zerillo is also peer review rated by Martindale Hubbell.
In 2010, Attorney Zerillo achieved a rare diversion in Federal Court for a United States soldier and Afghanistan combat veteran accused of a Federal Drug Conspiracy involving in excess of a kilogram of cocaine transported from California to Maine. There was national press coverage of this case. Attorney Zerillo reported to the Boston Globe and the Portland Press Herald that the case was among the most important of his career.
Attorney Zerillo indicates that his inclusion in New England Super Lawyer’s 2010 is “an honor.” He further says that “I founded this law firm with the idea that we were going to fight for the little guy, whether they were charged with a crime or were looking to take on a corporation or person that injured them. To be recognized by Super Lawyers for that work is very fulfilling.”