Pittsfield: Attorney joins city law firm

Attorney Joseph Zlatnik recently joined the law offices of Andrew Hochberg P.C. at 122 North St.

His practice will focus primarily on criminal representation and general litigation.

Zlatnik was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2011 and served as an assistant district attorney in the Berkshire District Attorney’s office through December 2012. He most recently worked as an associate at Kachroo Legal Services, P.C., a securities litigation firm in Cambridge.

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Zlatnik was raised in New York City after immigrating to the United States as a child. He graduated summa cum laude in legal studies from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, N.Y. He worked as a paralegal in the New York District Attorney’s office and at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, before matriculating at the Boston University School of Law.

Pittsfield: Young Professionals to hold social

The Berkshire Young Professionals will hold a networking social on Thursday at Scarafoni Financial Group and Berkshire Fairfield’s new location at 128 South St. The hours are 5-7 p.m.

The event is free for BYP membership cardholders, and $5 for nonmembers. Registration: (413) 499-4000, byp@berkshirechamber.com.