Joseph B. Green
of Kotin Crabtree & Strong concentrates his practice in Massachusetts special education
, personal injury, and criminal defense. He also represents students at private schools and colleges in disciplinary proceedings.
Mr. Green served for ten years as Assistant District Attorney in Essex County, where he gained extensive jury trial experience and served as the Chief District Court Prosecutor and Director of Policy and Planning. Mr. Green also has a background in appellate litigation, having argued cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has taught in the Clinical Program at Harvard Law School and in numerous continuing legal education courses. He has written a book and several articles on evidence, trial practice and procedure, and criminal law.
Mr. Green has served on the Governor’s/MBA Commission on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children, the Governor’s Child Support Commission, the Commission on Violence Against Children, and he is now on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (MABIDA).
Mr. Green, one of the Massachusetts attorneys
offering expert commentary to our publications, contributes regularly to Massachusetts Special Education Reporter