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Thomas J. Cleary

About Me

Apart from zelously representing clients in a variety of types of civil matters, Attorney Cleary enjoys spending his time on volunteer work, reading, authoring scholarly articles, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.


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Practice Areas


  1. Discrimination: 33%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Employment & Labor: 33%



Contingent (33-35%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Claudine A. Cloutier

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Claudine Cloutier Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ryan Benharris

    I endorse this lawyer. Tom Cleary is an amazingly well respected attorney in the south coast. I don't hesitate to refer clients to his firm as I am confident that they will be provided with competent, excellent representation.


    Ryan Benharris Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

10 commerce way Suite 4
Raynham, MA, 02767

Cohen Cleary, P.C.

10 Commerce Way
Raynham, MA, 02767




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Pro Bono Publico AwardCommonwealth Of Massachusetts2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Pro Bono Publico AwardCommonwealth of Massachusetts2012
Pro Bono Publico AwardCommonwealth of Massachusetts2011
Pro Bono Publico AwardCommonwealth of Massachusetts2010
Pro Bono Publico AwardCommonwealth of Massachusetts2009
ValedictorianSouthern New England School of Law2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySchonland & Associates2009 - Present
Lecturer of Law and Faculty Advisor to UMass Law ReviewUniversity of Massachusetts School of Law2010 - 2013
AttorneySciacca Law Group, LLC2008 - 2009
Adjunct ProfessorSouthern New England School Of Law (U Mass Law School)2007 - 2013
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cape Cod, Islands and Southeastern Massachusetts American Red Cross ChapterMember, Board of Directors2015 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Small and Solo Firm CouncilCouncil Member2014 - Present
South Coastal Counties Friends of Legal ServicesBoard Member2012 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Plymouth County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Plymouth District Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Bristol County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Alumni AssociationEx Officio Board Member2010 - Present
UMass School of Law Alumni AssociationFormer President2009 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
MCAD v. National Tax PreparerSettlement
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Publication NameTitleDate
International Union of Painters and Allied TradesImportant Information About Employment Law and Workers' Rights2013
UMass Law ReviewForeword2010
Southern New England Roundtable Symposium Law JournalIn Impartiality We Trust: A Commentary on government Aid and Involvement with Religion2007
Pierce Law ReviewA Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: The Unilateral Executive and the Separation of Powers2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Massachusetts School of LawN/AN/A2007
Hiram CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education SeminarInformed Consent and Decisional Capacity2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarInformed Consent and Decisional Capacity2012
Continuing Legal Education SeminarMassachusetts Uniform Probate Code2011