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Kathy Jo Cook Esq.

Kathy Jo Cook Esq.

KJC Law Firm, LLC
  • Animal & Dog Law, Business Law, Consumer Law...
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Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.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, TX
B.A. / Humanities
Professional Experience
Managing Member
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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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
Speaking Engagements
Tort Reform and Its Effects, Wellesley, MA
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Guest Instructor 2004
Medical Malpractice, Boston, MA
Northeastern University
Guest Speaker, 1999
Trial Advocacy, Boston, MA
Suffolk University Law School
Guest Instructor, 1996-2004
Strategic Networking for Leaders Breakfast Series
Leading Women Central MA
2008
Trials facing Women Litigators & Tips for Success
Women’s Bar Association
Panelist, 2009
Jumpstarting Your Practice
Suffolk University Law School
2009, 2010
Zealously Representing & Protecting the Deponent, Civil Deposition Practice
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2008-present
Ethical Issues, Civil Deposition Practice
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2008-present
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
Guest Instructor
TORT REFORM AND ITS EFFECTS, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, MA
Trial Advocacy, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA
Guest Instructor
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Coach
National Trial Team, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA
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Guest Instructor
Southern New England School of Law, Dartmouth, MA
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
1st Circuit
Supreme Judical Court, Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
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
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kathy Jo Cook's Website Profile
Website
KJC Law Firm Website
Blog
Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
KJC Law Firm, LLC
10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Telephone: (617) 720-8447
Fax: (857) 233-5336
KJC Law Firm, LLC
1 Exchange Pl
Worcester, MA 01608
USA
Telephone: (617) 720-8447
Fax: (774) 823-3495