Forest O'Neill-Greenberg

Forest O'Neill-Greenberg


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Practice area: Violent crime, Sex crime, Criminal defense, Federal crime, Civil rights, Free Consultation (60 minutes)




Recognized as a 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star. Advanced trainings in Forensics and Trial Practice, invitee and graduate of the National Forensic College (NFC) and the National Criminal Defense College. Forest O’Neill Greenberg provides zealous legal representation against life changing criminal charges in state and federal court. Forest began her career as a trial attorney with the Public Defender of Massachusetts (CPCS) and for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS), where she represented hundreds of clients charged with crimes in District and Superior Court in Massachusetts and Washington D.C. She has defended clients against a variety of criminal cases, from simple misdemeanors like drug possession, assault and battery, and driving offenses to complex felonies like drug trafficking, sexual offenses and assaults, armed robbery, and rape. As an appellate advocate, Forest has worked on appeals of serious felonies ranging from murder, rape, and sexual assault to drug trafficking.
Forest specializes in issues related to sex offenses and collateral consequences, such as involuntary civil commitment and sex offender registry requirements. She has won the release of individuals facing civil commitment as a sexually dangerous person and has successfully petitioned for the release of individuals who were already involuntarily committed.
Additionally, Forest has extensive experience working in the field of human rights and international criminal law. She was a member of the defense team of former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea, representing him at trial at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, a United Nations Atrocity Crimes Tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She has also worked on a legal team representing Cambodian victims in their allegations of Crimes against Humanity before the International Criminal Court in The Hague.


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