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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    38 years, 200 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    38 years, 200 cases
  4. Defective Products: 20%
    38 years, 300 cases

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Contact info

Swatrz & Swartz

10 Marshall Street
Boston, MA, 02108-2405


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2012
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2011
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2010
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2009
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiff's Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2008
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2007
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2006
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2005
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' personal InjuryBoston Magazine2004
Personal Injury Litigaton--PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Personal Injury LitigationBoston's Best LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneySwartz & Swartz1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysMember1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1978 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Plaintiffs' Steering Committee--Sexual Ause Claims vs. Archdiocese of Boston$85 Million Settlement
Carey v. NSTAR$17 Million Settlement
Attleboro Explosion$25 Million Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineSmoke Detector Litigation1986
Trial MagazineSeat Belt Injury LitigationN/A
U S Department of Commerce Interagency Task Force on Product LiabilityProduct Liability Legal StudyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Colby CollegeN/AAB1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MATA--Wrongful Death CasesPunitive DamagesN/A
MATA--Auto Accident ReconstructionComputer SimulationsN/A
Mass Bar Association--Trying Tort CasesPreparing and Trying Tort CasesN/A
Mass Bar Association--Complex Tort LitigationEmerging IssuesN/A
Mass Bar Association--Civil Trial PreparationCivil Case PreparationN/A
ABA--Motor Vehicle Product LiabilityMediationN/A