Michael C. Akashian is a founding partner of Landman Akashian, LLP. Since 1995 he has worked in the Boston office. He is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida in 1983 and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1980.
While in school has worked for the Massachusetts Department of the Attorney General as a summer intern. Upon graduation he began his legal career as in house counsel for American Mutual Insurance Company from 1984 - 1986. Thereafter, he was an associate and then partner with Laurence Locke and Associates and Wynn and Wynn, P.C. from 1986 - 1995.
He is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Bench/Bar Practice Group, The Worker's Law and Advocacy Group(WILG), and the One Hundred Club of Massachusetts. He has also been a member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Brookline Lodge 886 for over 27 years.
He concentrates his practice in areas of workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability and Accidental Disability Retirement.
He has continuously appeared as a trial attorney at the Department of Industrial Accidents, Social Security Administration, many of the Retirement Boards, Superior Court, the appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals. He is also a licensed real estate broker.