Attorney John P. McKenna is an aggressive and zealous advocate and has an extensive background in Personal Injury, Immigration and Criminal Law. Attorney McKenna has successfully tried hundreds of cases throughout his career. Attorney McKenna has taught hundreds of law enforcement officials in various areas of the law including search and seizure, criminal law, constitutional law and evidence. These officials are members of the U.S. Marshalls, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Massachusetts State Police, Springfield Police Department, Holyoke Police Department, West Springfield Police Department, Chicopee Police, Ware Police Department, Palmer Police Department, Northampton Police Department, Wilbraham Police Department and numerous other departments.
Attorney McKenna in his prior position of Congressional Counsel worked extensively with USCIS, Department of State and the various consulates throughout the world in assisting immigrants through the complicated world of immigration.
We proudly serve as a firm specializing in Immigration , Criminal and Personal Injury Law. Our office is located in Springfield, Massachusetts. The practice of law takes us throughout the entire Commonwealth, from the Berkshires to Boston. In particular we focus our practice in the four western counties, Hampden, Hampshire, Berkshire and Franklin including the metropolitan areas of Springfield, Northampton, Pittsfield, Greenfield, Holyoke, Palmer, West Springfield, Westfield, Belchertown, Chicopee and Longmeadow.
Our firm possesses strong academic credentials, deep community ties, and a zealous commitment to your success. We speak "plain English." We demonstrate the strictest personal and professional ethics. Above all, we are passionately committed to the needs of our clients.
We utilize state-of-the-art technology and practical, cost-effective methods to provide services in a timely, client-oriented manner. That means we return your phone calls promptly; report to you regularly; and are up front about our fees so that there are no surprises.
In short, at our core, we focus on each client's background, needs, and goals. That's where we start. With you. And we never stray from the idea that your needs set our course.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Experienced Trial Lawyer / Founder||Law Office of John P. McKenna, P.C.||2004 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor of Law||Anna Maria College||1996 - Present|
|Congressional Counsel||Congressman Richard E. Neal||2000 - 2004|
|Assistant District Attorney||Hampden County District Attorney's Office||1995 - 2000|
|Claims Representative||Traveler's Insurance Company||1989 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hampshire County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association-New England||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Connecticut chapter)||Member||2004 - Present|
|Vietnamese American Civic Association||Board of Directors||2002 - Present|
|Partnership for Healthier Community, Baystate Health Systems||Board of Directors||2002 - Present|
|Hampden County Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|U.S. A. v. Knoller||Successful|
|Commonwealth v. Weil||Not Guilty|
|Commonwealth v. Watson||Not Guilty|
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|I-9 Compliance||I-9 Compliance||2007|
|New England Law Boston||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Assumption College||Business Management||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Anna Maria College||Criminal Procedure||2015|
|Anna Maria College||Constitutional Law||2015|
|Anna Maria College||Evidence||2015|
|Anna Maria College||Criminal Law||2015|
|Immigration Seminar||Head Start Immigration Seminar||2005|
|Search and Seizure||Search and Seizure||1999|