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Daniel Malis

Daniel Malis

also known as MALIS|LAW

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Car Accidents, Slip and Fall Accident, Medical Malpractice, Workers Compensation, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Motorcycle Accident

About Me

In over 25 years of courtroom and litigation experience, I've focused my practice on getting compensation for people hurt on construction sites, automobile accidents, in falls, injured by defective products, whether at work, at home, or on the road.  I've handled cases ranging  from 'fender benders' to being one of the attorneys who sued 'Big Tobacco'.  I'm tenacious, persuasive, knowledgeable, skilled, and wily.  Not to mention modest . . . 


Please give me the privilege of taking on your injury and getting you fair compensation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    31 years
  2. Slip and Fall Accident: 15%
    31 years
  3. Car Accidents: 15%
    31 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    31 years
  5. Other: 40%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • John M. DeProspo

    Attorney Malis is a dedicated, highly-skilled lawyer well-respected within the legal community. I fully endorse him.


    John DeProspo Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Daniel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

30 Second Street
Cambridge, MA, 02141-1734


48 Hillcrest Acres Drive
Westport, MA, 02141





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lifetime MemberMultimillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUMass Law2011 - Present
Principal AttorneyMALIS|LAW2000 - Present
Trial attorney/associateRodman, Rodman & Sandman1991 - 2000
Trial Attorney/AssociateHinckley Allen Snyder & Comen1988 - 1990
Trial AttorneyLinehan, Gallagher & Mahoney1983 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Masterworks ChoralePresident2011 - Present
Cambridge Housing Assistance FundBoard of Directors2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
$4.1 Million for Spinal Injury of Construction Worker$4.1 million settlement from stair collapse
$1.1 million verdict for construction site injury$1.1 million verdict for contractor negligence
$900,000+ in benefits for shoulder and back injury at construction siteObtained $650,000 for injured construction worker

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Northwestern University School of LawN/AN/A1981
Wesleyan UniversityAmerican History/EconomicsB.A., magna cum laude, Honors in History1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Personal Injury Practices and PitfallsInvestigation Techniques and Ethical Issues1998