Attorney Caleb Koufman's career in criminal defense began in the Framingham Massachusetts Public Defender's Office. While a public defender, Mr. Koufman tried numerous felony and misdemeanor cases to juries and to judges. Now in private practice, Mr. Koufman focuses on criminal defense, education law, and civil litigation. Mr. Koufman maintains a robust Superior Court practice defending major felony cases like drug trafficking, violent crime, and white collar criminal defense. Typically in the District Court, Mr. Koufman avidly defends against Motor Vehicle cases, including operating under the influence (OUI). Since leaving the Public Defender's Office, Mr. Koufman has also put his Master's in Special Education to work, representing individuals seeking in-district and out-of-district placements, and defending against actions brought against domestic and international students by Universities.
Mr. Koufman is an active member of the Boston legal community, serving as a legal consultant for Dorchester's Louis D. Brown Peace Institute (https://ldbpeaceinstitute.org/) and as an annual guest lecturer for Northeastern University Law School's Domestic Violence Institute (https://law.northeastern.edu/academics/centers/dvi/)
As an active member of the national Criminal Defense Community, Mr. Koufman serves on the Board of the Criminal Law Section of the Federal Bar Association (https://www.fedbar.org/directory/caleb-koufman/).
Mr. Koufman graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Summa Cum Laude, and the Northeastern University School of Law, where he was a Senior Staff Member on the Northeastern University Law Journal.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Koufman taught at The Landmark High School, where he was a full-time teacher for four years and earned his Master’s Degree in Special Education.
In November of 2022, Mr. Koufman was nominated to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.
J.D, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA, 2017
M.S.E.d, Simmons University, Boston, MA, 2014
B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Boston, MA, 2010
Summa Cum Laude Major: Comparative Literature & Philosophy Minor: Spanish
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2022
Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016
Contract as Reliance, Promise, and Consent,
Northeastern University Law Journal
Annual Lecturer at Northeastern University School of Law's Domestic Violence Clinic
Boston Bar Association Speaker: The Intersection of Civil & Criminal Legal Issues: Exploring the Crossover, Commonalities, and Differences of Both Practices, 4/6/2022