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Jeffrey S. Raphaelson is a trial lawyer with over twenty-five years experience resolving business disputes and complex, serious personal injury matters. Mr. Raphaelson focuses his commercial litigation practice on breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, unfair and fraudulent business practices, and insurance disputes. His personal injury practice concentrates on catastrophic injury and wrongful death, product liability, automobile accident cases, and medical malpractice.

Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly named Mr. Raphaelson a "Lawyer of the Year" in 2010. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2007, establishing liability against a United States escalator manufacturer for a defective escalator manufactured and installed in the People’s Republic of China. He earned a Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2010, establishing liability against a Worcester hospital for failure to properly diagnose and treat a stroke and cancer patient. Mr. Raphaelson was selected to the 2006, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers lists, as reported by "Super Lawyers".

Mr. Raphaelson has been a panelist or presenter on trial advocacy for the Boston Bar Association and Worcester County Bar Association. He is a graduate of University of Vermont (1984) and Boston University School of Law (1988), where he received the G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar Award.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    27 years
  2. Partnership: 25%
    27 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    27 years, 100 cases
  4. Defective Products: 25%
    27 years

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  • Robert Wolkon

    I highly recommend Jeff in all areas in which he practices. Jeff is an excellent attorney with the highest level of skill and integrity.


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Contact info

Raphaelson, Attorneys At Law

15 Broad Street
Boston, MA, 02109


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Massachusetts Super Lawyers ListMassachusetts Super Lawyers2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Massachusetts Super Lawyers ListSuper Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Company2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Massachusetts Super Lawyers ListSuper Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company2014
Massachusetts Super Lawyers ListSuper Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Ten Lawyer of the YearMassachusetts Lawyers Weekly2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Massachusetts Super Lawyers ListSuper Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar AwardBoston University1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRaphaelson, Attorneys At Law2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Worcester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Holy Trinity Hospital Professional Advisory CommitteeBoard Member2014 - 2014
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysPast MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2007Plaintiff's Jury Verdict
Top Ten Jury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2010, Upheld on Appeal in 2013Plaintiff's Jury Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Worcester Bar Association SeminarPresenting Evidence In The Electronic CourtroomN/A
13th Annual Superior Court Bench Meets Bar ConferenceTopics In Superior Court Practice And ProcedureN/A