Timothy Zerillo is the founder of Zerillo Law Firm, LLC, based in Portland, Maine. Tim regularly handles federal and state criminal defense, complex personal injury and marijuana regulatory matters. Tim practices throughout Maine in Federal and State Courts.
Tim is on the Board of Directors and is Vice Chair of the Membership Committee for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a Past President of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he remains the Chair of the MACDL Continuing Legal Education Committee.
Tim is the author of the book “Defending Specific Crimes,” now in its first edition for James Publishing. He regularly publishes articles in the Maine Lawyer’s Review, focusing on criminal law issues.
Tim is a recipient of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers "President's Award," which is awarded annually to a lawyer who best exemplifies the goals of the association and the legal profession. He has been elected to the Best Lawyers in America in the category of White Collar Criminal Defense, and New England Super Lawyers for the years 2010-2019. Tim was elected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in 2014 and 2017. Tim is a frequent lecturer on criminal defense and marijuana topics.
Zerillo Law Firm, LLC is honored to receive attorney case referrals. For more information on Tim Zerillo, please visit www.ZerilloLaw.com. He is found on Twitter and Instagram with the handle @timzerillo.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!