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Michael Akerson joined the firm over 17 years ago.  Since
that time he has fostered a diverse and successful litigation practice,
focusing upon complex litigation and representing both individuals and
corporations in all stages of litigation and in pre-litigation strategy.   He
is recognized as one of the area's most experienced civil,
administrative and criminal litigators in the field of public official
misconduct cases.  Another large component of
his practice is representing individuals involved in serious personal
injury matters involving automobiles, as well as those injured due to
workplace misconduct, including harassment and discrimination.  He
also counsels numerous corporations on a variety of corporate business
issues as well as providing residential and corporate transactional



Mike has tried in excess of 200 cases.  He
has significant experience in trying matters before state and federal
courts, most state agencies, and a variety of administrative fora.  He
has proved successful many times over at trial and also at defending a
judge or jury's favorable determinations at the appellate level at the
Massachusetts Appeals Court, the Supreme Judicial Court, and the First
Circuit Court of Appeals. 


Worcester Attorney, Michael Akerson


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Employment: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Civil Rights: 20%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition Award /Top 10 Attorneys in CommonwealthMassachusetts Police Assocation2002
Lawyer of the YearMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerReardon, Joyce & Akerson, P.C.2005 - Present
AssociateReardon & Reardon1991 - 2004
Law ClerkReardon & Reardon1989 - 1991
Risk AnalystState Mutual Life Assurance Company1987 - 1988
InvestigatorNew London Public Defender's Office1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
George P. Gibbs Little LeagueVice President2010 - Present
Pernet Family Health Services, Inc.Board of Directors2007 - Present
The Guild of St. AgnesBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Worcester Couty Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The SentinelRegular Contributor2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
Connecticut CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Police Chief MeetingSucceeding as a Municipal Chief2009