Timothy C. Kelleher III is a partner at Jones Kelleher and has been a trial lawyer since 1990. His practice focuses on civil litigation including serious personal injury cases, general liability, product liability, construction site litigation, medical malpractice, and civil rights litigation. His experience has included the successful trial, arbitration and mediation of a wide variety of cases over the last 25 years.
Tim was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 publications of Best Lawyers in America and Boston's Best Lawyers in the category of personal injury litigation. He was featured on the cover of New England's Best Lawyers for 2013.
For over a decade, the Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory has awarded Tim an AV Rating, the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards. The rating is based upon an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the bar.
He has been featured in the Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyers and recognized in Boston Magazine. He has been selected as being among the top 5% of practicing attorneys in an extensive peer review and evaluation process.
Tim is a Past President of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He is also on MATA's Board of Governors and its Executive Committee. He is the Chair of the MATA Legislation Committee. He has written testimony and testified before numerous committees at the State House on legislation which impacts the rights of consumers, injured victims, and their families. He received the MATA President's Award in 2006, 2008 and 2011.
Tim is also a member of the American Association of Justice, its council of Presidents and the Massachusetts Bar Association. Tim received the MBA Community Service Award in 2014 for his efforts on the End Distracted Driving program.
Tim is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
He has participated in trial practice seminars; he has written and contributed to numerous articles in the area of civil litigation and trial practice.
Tim is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., cum laude, 1987) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 1990). While at Suffolk University Law School, he was a member of the Suffolk University National Trial Team, recipient of the Harold B. Goodwin, Jr. Best Trial Advocate Award, and a member of the Board of Editors of the Suffolk University Law Review.
He is a native of Brockton, Massachusetts and lives in Canton, Massachusetts with his wife and four children.