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Joseph R Donohue

Joseph R Donohue

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Construction & Development, Defective and Dangerous Products, Trucking Accident, Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 24%
  2. Construction & Development: 24%
  3. Car Accidents: 24%
  4. Trucking Accident: 23%
  5. Mesothelioma & Asbestos: 5%



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Contact Info

Thornton Law Firm, LLP

100 Summer Street, 30th Floor.
Boston, MA, 02110-2106




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
massachusetts superlawyersuperlawyers.com2015
national top 100 trial lawyersnational trial lawyers association2015
preeminent lawyerlexis/nexis2010
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Author, Comment"Loss of Filial Consortium," Norman v. MBTA, Volume 74, November 3, 19891989 - 1989
Associate EditorMassachusetts Law Review1987 - 1990
Law Clerk to Chief JusticeSupreme Judicial Court of Rhode Island1985 - 1986
Lead Articles EditorSuffolk University International Law Review1984 - 1985


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Amicus Committee(Member, Board of Governors, 1997)1995 - 2010
Maine Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Catholic Lawyers GuildMember1990 - Present
The American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Law Reviewnorman v. MBTA, case comment1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude1985
St. Anselm CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude1982