Kerry A. Haberlin

Kerry A. Haberlin

khaberlin@rankin-sultan.com

kerry_haberlin-16-72dpiAttorney Kerry Haberlin works on a wide variety of criminal matters, focusing mainly on appeals and pre- and post-trial motions. She assists in the representation of clients charged with offenses ranging from state misdemeanors to federal life felonies and everything in between. Kerry began her tenure at the firm with a student internship, during which she helped draft a new trial motion resulting in our client’s release from prison after 34 years of unlawful imprisonment. Kerry drafted significant portions of the appellate brief resulting in the reversal of the defendant’s first degree murder conviction in Commonwealth v. Woodbine, 461 Mass. 720 (2012). She also drafted significant portions of the appellate brief resulting in the reversal of the defendant’s firearm conviction in United States v. Starks, No. 13-1251. She also participated in the successful defense at trial against a federal firearms and drugs charge in United States v. Acevedo, No. 2006-CR-10247.

In law school, Attorney Kerry Haberlin interned in the First Circuit Court of Appeals under the Honorable Bruce M. Selya, Circuit Judge. Kerry is admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the Bar of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Kerry is on the Commonwealth’s CPCS post-conviction panel and the First Circuit’s CJA appellate panel. She has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine annually since 2014.

Senior Associate since 2014, Associate since 2008
b. 1983, Springfield, MA
Northeastern University School of Law (J.D. 2008)
College of the Holy Cross (B.A. 2005), cum laude