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Judge Isaac Borenstein joins Denner Pellegrino, LLP

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Boston, Mass., USA - February 9, 2010, Boston, Mass., USA - Denner Pellegrino, LLP announced that the Hon. Isaac Borenstein (Ret.) will serve as a partner in both the Criminal Law and Civil division of the office.

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Judge Borenstein presided over several high profile cases, some of which garnered national media attention, including two motions for a new trial on the Fells Acre Day Care case (1998), the Christopher Reardon church sexual abuse case (2001) and the first degree murder trial of Dr. James Kartell (2000). For 11 years prior to sitting on the bench in 1986 he established a reputation as an excellent trial attorney, handling civil and criminal cases in state and federal court.

Judge Borenstein continues to teach part-time at Northeastern and Suffolk Law Schools, focusing on subjects such as Evidence and Criminal Procedure. He also participates as a faculty member on numerous continuing legal education training programs concerning a broad range of civil and criminal issues and is active in a number of legal organizations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association. Judge Borenstein recently published two articles for the Suffolk Law Journal for Trial and Appellate Advocacy on sentencing and judicial participation in plea negotiations.

Judge Borenstein has been named One of America's Top 500 Judges (2005-2006) and received a number of other awards for his work as a judge. A native of Havana, Cuba, he has also been honored by the Latino Law Students Association of Northeastern University School of Law (1987) and the Student Bar Association and Minority Law Students Society at New England School of Law (1986).

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