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About Me

I enjoy playing tennis semi-competitively as I was the captain of the Brown University tennis team.  I have coached youth basketball and softball.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 55%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%
  5. Construction & Development: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Anton R. Reinert

    Attorney Harkavy is a living legend for personal injury law.


    Anton Reinert Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Peter Montgomery Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of John B. Harkavy

89 Woodside Avenue
Wellesley, MA, 02482


NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2014
Massachusetts Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers In MassachusettsAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Massachusetts Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of John B. Harkavy2011 - Present
Vice President Chief Corporate,Inc.2011 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Association of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Brown UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1979