Jeffrey S. Raphaelson is a trial lawyer with over twenty years experience resolving business disputes and complex, serious personal injury matters. Mr. Raphaelson focuses his commercial litigation practice on breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, unfair and fraudulent business practices, and insurance disputes. His personal injury practice concentrates on catastrophic injury and wrongful death, product liability, toxic poisoning, and medical malpractice.
Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly named Mr. Raphaelson a "Lawyer of the Year" in 2010. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2007, establishing liability against a United States escalator manufacturer for a defective escalator manufactured and installed in the People’s Republic of China. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2010, establishing liability against a Worcester hospital for failure to properly diagnose and treat a stroke and cancer patient. Mr. Raphaelson was selected to the 2006, 2013, and 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers lists, as reported by "Super Lawyers".
Mr. Raphaelson has been a panelist or presenter on trial advocacy for the Boston Bar Association and Worcester County Bar Association. He is a graduate of University of Vermont (1984) and Boston University School of Law (1988), where he received the G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar Award.
Licensed since 1988
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyers List||Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company||2014|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyers List||Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company||2013|
|Top Ten Lawyer of the Year||Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly||2010|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyers List||Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company||2006|
|G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar Award||Boston University||1986|
|Principal||Raphaelson & Raphaelson||2004 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Holy Trinity Hospital Professional Advisory Committee||Board Member||2014 - 2014|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Boston Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Worcester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys||Past Member||N/A|
|Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2007||Plaintiff's Jury Verdict|
|Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2010, Upheld on Appeal in 2013||Plaintiff's Jury Verdict|
|Boston University School of Law||N/A||JD||1988|
|Worcester Bar Association Seminar||Presenting Evidence In The Electronic Courtroom||N/A|
|13th Annual Superior Court Bench Meets Bar Conference||Topics In Superior Court Practice And Procedure||N/A|