Steven Schwartz is the Managing Partner of Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. and oversees its general operations. He is responsible for holding the firm to the highest standard and for maintaining its smooth and seamless performance. He ensures that every case has been properly assigned and that each and every client is cared for in the best possible manner.
Mr. Schwartz attended Harvard University in 1983 before receiving his B.A., magna cum laude, in political science and psychology from the University of Rochester in 1988. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Northeastern University School of Law in 1991. He has been practicing now in personal injury law for over 20 years.
Mr. Schwartz is a longstanding member of the Law Practice Management Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association , and has served as its legislative, web, and worker's compensation liaison. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Massachusetts Bar Association.
His notable achievements include being named a Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in the state of Massachusetts fo 2015 per the American Society of Legal Advocates, Man of the Year in Law in 2009 as recognized by the American Biographical Institute and Strathmore's Who's Who Leadership and Achievement Award in 2006-7. In addition he has several published articles for the Massachusetts Bar Association and continues to be a frequent lecturer for the MBA at its annual conference and other seminars.
Mr. Schwartz has a passion for helping put people's lives back together after tragic accidents. He says it is what keeps him coming to work every day. He puts it simply:
"Knowing I have helped a family in need is what life is all about."
Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Creole, English
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2016|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2013|
|Man of the Year in Law 2009||American Biographical Institute||2009|
|Leadership and Achievement Award||Strathmore"s Who's Who||2007|
|Law Clerk||Volunteer Lawyer's Project||1990 - 1991|
|Law Clerk||Northeastern University General Counsel's Office||1990 - 1990|
|Law Clerk||Parker and Cohen||1989 - 1989|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member, Dial-A-Lawyer Program||2011 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Worker's Compensation Group Liaison for LPM Council||2009 - 2010|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Law Practice Management Council||2007 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Legislative Liaison for Law Practice Management Council||2007 - 2010|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Web Liaison for Law Practice Management Council||2006 - 2007|
|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys||Member||1991 - Present|
|Mass. Bar Association's Practically Speaking Newsletter||It's Time to Jott!||2008|
|Northeastern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of Rochester||Political Science and Psychology, magna cum laude||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Funai Soken Study Tour||American Personal Injury Law||2014|
|MBA Continuing Legal Education Conference:Legal Technology and Practice Management Tips||Legal Technology and Practice Management Tips||2008|
|Mass. Bar Association Seminar: Turbocharge Your Practice: A Primer for Going Paperless||The Paperless Office||2008|
|Mass. Bar Association Annual Conference for Lawyers||Practicing in an Electronic World||2007|