Judy Zeprun Kalman is the General Counsel and the Director of the AG Institute at Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office. In that role, she provides legal counsel to the Executive Bureau on personnel, contracts, conflicts of interest, and ethics issues and assists in developing internal policies, guidelines, and procedures. In addition, Judy is the Director of the AG Institute (the in-house training division of the Attorney General’s Office), which she created in 2000.
Before becoming General Counsel, Ms. Kalman served as Deputy General Counsel; Chief of Litigation for the Western Massachusetts Division of the Attorney General’s Office; First Assistant District Attorney for the Hampden District; Assistant Attorney General in the AGO’s Criminal Bureau; and Senior Assistant District Attorney in the Appeals Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Ms. Kalman has written and argued well over 100 briefs in the appellate and federal courts and will tell you that writing and editing is one of her favorite parts of her job.
Ms. Kalman has served as a faculty member for NAGTRI and in that capacity has presented lectures and facilitated workshops all over the country on a variety of continuing legal education topics. She also serves on the NAGTRI Advisory Board. In 2009, Ms. Kalman was honored to receive the National Association of Attorneys General Faculty of the Year award.
A graduate of Boston University School of Law and a cum laude with High Honors graduate of Brandeis University, Ms. Kalman has taught depositions and discovery, criminal procedure, appellate advocacy, and trial advocacy at Western New England College School of Law in Springfield, MA, and has taught writing at Boston University School of Law. She has published a number of articles in law-related periodicals.