About Peter Elikann, Criminal Defense Attorney
Peter Elikann is a well-known veteran criminal defense attorney, bar leader, author of books on the criminal justice system and an expert legal commentator. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" of Massachusetts and New England for the 10th straight year.
Attorney Elikann has given speeches around the country, written approximately 80 articles for legal publications concerning criminal law, authored three books, run educational programs for other lawyers, testified on numerous legislation, and has appeared as a legal analyst on thousands of television and radio programs and newspapers. In particular, he currently serves as an expert on-air legal commentator for the Boston 25 News channel. He has been a regular expert on-air commentator on the Court TV Network for more than a dozen years, MSNBC and CNN.
Attorney Elikann currently serves on the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Commission; the Executive Management Board of the Massachusetts Bar Association as well as the MBA House of Delegates; the editorial board of the Massachusetts Law Review and is active on a large number of other legal boards, committees, and projects.
A nationally recognized expert on alternatives to incarceration, he emphasizes treatment for drug, alcohol and mental health issues or other alternatives when possible to avoid a criminal record or jail. He offers a very personalized individual service and is in very frequent contact with every client he represents.