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Kathy Jo Cook Esq.

Contact: 617.720.8447
Experience:
Law School: Suffolk University Law School - Suffolk University
Jurisdictions: 1st Circuit
Supreme Judical Court, Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
1st Circuit
Supreme Judical Court, Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
Professional Experience
KJC Law Firm, LLC
Current
Partner, Wagner Cook Freiberger & Washienko, LLC, Boston, MA
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Litigation Attorney, Keches & Mallen, P.C., Taunton, MA
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Law Clerk, Lubin & Meyer, P.C., Boston, MA
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Law Clerk, Office of the Attorney General, Trial Division, Boston, MA
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Education
Suffolk University Law School - Suffolk UniversityJ.D.
Honors: Cum Laude; Trial and Advocacy Honors : National Champion, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Trial Competition, 1995; Regional Champion, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Trial Competition, 1995; Writing Honors : First Place, Judge John M. Manos Writing Competition, 1995 First Place, American Judges Association Competition, 1995; First Place, International Association of Defense Counsel Legal Writing Contest, 1995; Academic Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Evidence; Dean's List, 1993-1994; 1994-1995
University of Houston, Houston, TXB.A.Humanities
Professional Activities
Trial Advocacy, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA Guest Instructor 1996-2004
Guest Instructor TORT REFORM AND ITS EFFECTS, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, MA 2004
Coach National Trial Team, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA 1996-2000
Guest Instructor Southern New England School of Law, Dartmouth, MA 1998
Awards
Top 50 Women Lawyers in Massachusetts, Law & Politics Magazine (Best of Boston)
Third Inductee, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers Hall of Fame, MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY
one of the top five "up and coming" attorneys in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Top Five Up and Coming Lawyers in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Super Lawyer, Law & Politics Magazine (Best of Boston)
2008 - present
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
2006 - present
100 Largest Verdicts & Settlements, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
2004, 2005
Professional Associations
Member, Boston Bar Association
-Current
Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
-Current
Member, Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts
-Current
Member, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
-Current
Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • An Opinion: Federal Judges Misconstrue Rule 704 (Or Is That An Impermissible LegalConclusion)
    43 CLEV. ST. L. REV. 45 (1995), reprinted in 32 CT. REV., WINTER 1995 at 33.
  • The Advisor
    KECHES & MALLEN, P.C.
  • Thirty Years Later
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW
  • Using Your Failures to Make a Difference
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW
  • We’ve Come a Long Way
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW
  • Together We Can Reach Equality
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW
  • We Salute the Captain
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW
  • Governor’s Councillor Manning Strikes Again
    LAWYERS WEEKLY
  • Is Your Governor’s Councillor Representing You? Lessons from the Botsford Confirmation Hearing
    Kathy Jo Cook, Esq. and Julia Huston, Esq. LAWYERS WEEKLY
  • Employment Issues Committee Launches Report on the Status of Women in the Law
    WOMEN’S BAR REVIEW, Vol. 2, No. 2
  • Loss of Chance is Not Junk Science
    Letter to the Editor, LAWYERS WEEKLY
  • The Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose: When Should It Commence?
    Barry D. Lang, M.D., Esq. and Kathy Jo Cook, Esq., MASSACHUSETTS BAR ASSOCIATION, SECTION REVIEW
  • Jordan Sutter v. Pat Ohlbaum and Hensley Trucking Co., Inc., Tournament of Champions Trial Problem
    NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR TRIAL ADVOCACY
  • Reviving the Dying Spirit of Rule 704: Put the Legal Conclusion Doctrine to Rest
    62 DEF COUNSEL J. 564

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Kathy Jo Cook's Website Profile
Website: KJC Law Firm Website

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CONTACT & MAP

10 Tremont Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Telephone: 617.720.8447
Fax: 857.233.5336