Peter Elikann

An accomplished attorney, author, and lecturer, Peter Elikann is frequently featured as a legal commentator on network television. Since 1997, Peter Elikann has served as an On-Air Trial Commentator for truTV. He also regularly serves as a commentator on the HLN program hosted by Nancy Grace. Issues addressed by Peter Elikann as a legal commentator include crime prevention, juvenile crime, criminal rehabilitation, the war on drugs, and the role of the police. Peter Elikann’s past experience in television includes serving as a Television News Reporter for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., from 1984 to 1986, a Legal Reporter for News 12 Connecticut from 1982 to 1984, and a News & Public Affairs Assistant for WGBY in Springfield, Massachusetts. Earlier in his career, Peter Elikann gained important journalistic experience working as a radio newscaster and a newspaper correspondent. Peter Elikann attended Boston University College of Communication, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in 1975. Pursuing a career in the legal field, Peter Elikann earned his Juris Doctorate from Western New England College School of Law in 1980. While in law school, Peter Elikann developed his reputation as a superior writer and legal scholar. Notably, Peter Elikann received 1st place in nation for finest article, American Bar Association law school newspaper awards, 1980. Peter Elikann also gained extensive legal writing and editing experience as the editor-in-chief for his law school’s newspaper. With over 30 years of experience as an attorney, Peter Elikann currently maintains a distinguished practice as a criminal defense attorney in Boston, Massachusetts.