Meet Ben Zicherman

Ben Zicherman serves of counsel to Lamano Law Office. For over a decade, he has collaborated with our firm on serious and violent cases. Mr. Zicherman was born and raised in Berkeley, California. As the founding member of Alameda Defenders, a coalition of esteemed criminal defense attorneys in the Bay Area, he brings a depth of knowledge and expertise that is unmatched. He is a respected member of the Alameda County Bar Association, recognized for his astute legal acumen and unwavering commitment to justice.

His educational journey, marked by honors and accolades, reflects his dedication to excellence. Mr. Zicherman graduated with honors in Communications and Sociology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then received his Juris Doctorate with Cum Laude honors from Pace Law School in New York. During law school, he honed his skills through a prestigious clerkship with the Queens County District Attorney, gaining invaluable insights into the nuances of criminal law and prosecution.

Mr. Zicherman quickly made his mark at Kesluk & Silverstein, a renowned law firm in Beverly Hills, where he specialized in civil rights defense. His adept handling of complex litigation tactics, motion practice, and trial preparation earned him a reputation as a fierce advocate for those facing workplace discrimination and harassment. He went on to collaborate with the esteemed Bruce Margolin, a prominent figure in criminal defense and medical marijuana advocacy. At the Law Offices of Bruce Margolin, he honed his craft, delving into all facets of criminal case preparation with precision and expertise. Armed with a deep understanding of the law and a steadfast commitment to his clients’ rights, Mr. Zicherman consistently achieves favorable outcomes, exceeding expectations and earning the trust and respect of his peers and clients alike. He was one of Givelle Lamano’s first mentors when she began her career at Lamano Law, teaching her how to achieve the best outcomes for her clients in court. She considers him someone she would trust to handle legal issues for her family and a formidable advocate.

In every case he undertakes, Mr. Zicherman’s approach is characterized with a keen eye for detail and a relentless pursuit of justice. He navigates each challenge with poise and determination, ensuring that his clients receive nothing less than the highest caliber of representation. Mr. Zicherman stands out as an excellent lawyer because of his extensive experience and unwavering dedication. He passionately fights for the rights and freedoms of his clients.

In his spare time, Mr. Zicherman enjoys quality time with his wife, two sons, and two dogs. We are proud to have him on our team.