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Raymond J. Kenney Jr. 
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Counsel
phone (617) 227-3240
fax (617) 227-3346
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Areas of Practice:
Insurance Coverage
Product Liability
General Liability
Professional Malpractice
Environmental Law
Appellate Practice
Automobile Law
Construction Law
Workers Compensation Law
Mediation
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1958
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1959
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Education:
Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1958
J.D.
Honors: 50th Anniversary Distinguished Law Alumnus
Honors: 75th Anniversary Alumni Award
Honors: Editorial Board, Annual Survey of Massachusetts Law, 1956-1958


Boston College, 1953
A.B.
Honors: Cum Laude


Published Works:
Motor Vehicle Law and Practice and Related Topics (Co-Author), Massachusetts Practice Series, V. 11-12, Thomson/West Publishing Co., 4th Edition, 1998


No Fault in Massachusetts, 55 Mass. L. Quarterly 23, 1971


No Fault in Massachusetts, 55 Mass. L. Quarterly 441, 1971


Trial Without Error - Evidence Problems, 57 Mass. L. Quarterly 229, 1972


Recreational Cases New Horizons in Civil Litigation, New England Law Institute, 1973


Defective Products in Massachusetts - Recent Trends, 64 Mass. L. Rev. 173, 1979


Defective Products in Massachusetts - A 1984 Update, 69 Mass. L. Rev. 108, 1984


Defense Strategies and Problems in Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, ALI - ABA Course Manual, 1985


Products Liability in Massachusetts Enters the 1990's, 75 Mass. L. Rev. 70, 1990


Will Your Record Defend You in Court?, New England Healthcare Assembly Program Manual, 1990


Products Liability in Massachusetts Approaches the Millennium, 80 Mass. L. Rev. 110, 1995


Resisting Discovery of Independent Legal Research, 38 For the Defense, August, 1996


Consideration for the Cross Examination of a Neuro Psychologist, A Lawyer's Guide to Evaluating and Presenting Brain Injury Cases Program Manual, MCLE, Inc., 2001


Product Liability in Massachusetts Enters the Twenty-First Century, 86 Mass. L. Rev. 74, 2002


Damage: Dependent's Perspective, Mass. Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 2005


Damages Dependent's Perspective, Mass. Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 2008


Product Liability in Massachusetts A 2008 Update, 91 Mass. L. Rev. 165 (2009)


Classes/Seminars Taught:
No Fault in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association, 1971


No Fault in Massachusetts, Lowell Bar Association, 1971


No Fault in Massachusetts, Massachusetts City Solicitors Association, 1971


No Fault in Massachusetts, Law Executives, New York City, 1971


No Fault in Massachusetts, Colorado Bar Association, 1972


No Fault in Massachusetts, Michigan Bar Association, 1972


No Fault in Massachusetts, Defense Research Institute, Houston, Texas, 1972


New Horizons in Civil Litigation, New England Law Institute, 1973


Malpractice Issues, Mass. Society of Professional Engineers, 1975


Trial Issues, Federal Bar Association Massachusetts Chapter, 1977


Legal Issues, Massachusetts Paralegal Association, 1977


Trial Practice, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 1980 - 1993


Insurance Domain, Defense Research Institute, 1982


Medical Malpractice, MCLE Program, 1982


The Use of Expert Witnesses, MCLE Program, 1984


Some Other Torts, MCLE Program, 1989


Evaluating and Presenting Brain Injuries Claims, MCLE Program, 2001


Defense Strategies and Problems in Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, ALI - ABA, 1989


Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1973


Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1974


Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1997


Guest Lecturer, Trial Practice, Harvard Law School, 1987 - 1990


Medical Malpractice, American College of Ob/Gyn, New England Chapter, 1984


Medical Malpractice, Mass. Society of ENTS, 1988


Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1993


Medical Malpractice, Mass. Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1989


Medical Issues, New England Healthcare Assembly, 1990 - 1991


Resisting and Reducing Plaintiff's Damages, Professional Educational System, Inc., 1990


Trial Practice, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, 1993


Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2000


Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2001


Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2002


Mediation, Risk Management Foundation Law Day, 2002


Honors and Awards:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (State Committee, 1981 - 1986)


Who's Who in the East


Who's Who in America


Who's Who in American Law


Who's Who in the World


Designee, The Best Lawyers in America


Designee, Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2006


Designee, Top Rated Lawyers in Boston, 2012


Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Lawyer of the year, 1995


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Town of Winchester, 1967 - 1970
Member, Finance Committee


Town of Winchester, 1970 - 1971
Chairman, Finance Committee


Town of Winchester, 1972 - 1977
Moderator


Winchester Savings Bank
Corporator


Winchester Hospital
Corporator


Winchester Mount Vernon House, 1990 - Present
Board of Directors


Governor's Judicial Nominating Commission, 1975 - 1977
Chairman


Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure, 1977 - 2008
Member


Massachusetts Superior Court, 1980
Member, Time Standards Committee


American Judicature Society, 1978 - 1982
Member, Director


Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.,
(President 1980-1983)


Massachusetts Clients' Security Board, 1984 - 1987
Chairman


Boston College Alumni Association,
(President 1983 - 1984)


Massachusetts Bar Association Member, 1958 - Present
(President 1977-1978, Founding Chair, Senior Lawyers Section, 1999-2011)


New England Bar Association,
(President 1980 - 1981)


American Bar Association, House of Delegates,
1977 - Present


International Association of Defense Counsel


Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, 1995


Massachusetts Bar Foundation, 1958 - Present
(Trustee 1979-1982 & 1994-1996; President 1984-1988)


American Bar Foundation


Office Location

101 Merrimac Street, Suite 700
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Phone: (617) 227-3240
Fax: (617) 227-3346
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Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney is located in Boston and serves all counties throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including state and federal courts.