Shahzad Naseem

Board of Directors, Director, First Term, Class of 2021
Executive Committee

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Shahzad Naseem is a partner at Berkowitz Oliver LLP, a mid-sized litigation boutique in Kansas City, Missouri. Shazzie Naseem’s practice focuses on federal criminal defense, including white collar criminal defense and internal investigations. He also serves on several Criminal Justice Act panels. Shazzie also serves as one of three Coordinating Discovery Attorneys (CDA) for the federal Defender Services Office for complex multidefendant cases prosecuted in U.S. district courts across the country. This position was established to help CJA attorneys cope with voluminous electronic discovery. Shazzie has lectured on this topic at numerous NACDL conferences. Prior to entering private practice, he served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he served as defense counsel for officers and enlisted personnel in both administrative separation board proceedings and court-martial trials. Shazzie earned his undergraduate degree at Truman State University, where he was a Robert E. McNair Scholar, and his law degree at Notre Dame University, where he was an American College of Trial Lawyers Moot Court National Champion and received the Arthur A. May Award for Commitment to Professional Ethical Standards and Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

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