Thomas A. Kenefick, III
Firm: Law Offices of Thomas A. Kenefick, III, P.C.
Address: 73 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 1103
Membership: Hampden County Bar Association (President, 2007-2008) and Massachusetts Bar Associations; Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors, 1984-2003; State Delegate, 1991).
University: American International College, A.B., 1968; Georgetown University, M.S.F.S., 1970, Suffolk University, J.D., 1974
Admitted: 1974, Massachusetts; 1975, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1982, U.S. Claims Court; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Biography: Recipient of the First Annual Honorable John M. Greaney Award presented by the Hampden County Bar Association. Publications: "Deposing the Defendants' Medical Expert," Insurance Settlements, January 1989; "Pre-Trial Evidentiary Considerations," Evidence for the Trial Lawyer, 1987; "Use of Discovery at Trial," Discovery in Civil Litigation, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1983; Chapter Author: A Practical Guide to Introducing Evidence, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., 1987, Supplement, 1990-2008. Chairman/Lecturer, Medical Negligence Seminar, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 1991—. Instructor, Trial Advocacy Institute, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Harvard Law School, Summer, 1991—. Participated in National Institute of Trial Advocacy at Harvard Law School. Lecturer, Deposition Workshop Seminar, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., 1991—; Impeachment, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 1996. Chairman and Lecturer, "Medical Negligence," May, 1991. Chair, Evidence for the Civil Litigator, 2003-2008, Massachusetts Bar Association; Hearings Officer, Board of Bar Overseers, appointed by Supreme Judicial Court; Member, Board of Editors, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 1992-1993. Member of Merit Selection Panel for the appointment of a United States Magistrate, appointed, 1991. Assistant Visiting Professor of Law, 1975-1976, and Member of Adjunct Faculty, 1976-1978, Western New England Law School. Master, Hampden County Probate Court, 1998—. Member: Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association; Massachusetts Superior Court, 2002—. Selected as Massachusetts Super Lawyer in the fields of Family Law, Personal Injury and Business Litigation by the Publishers of Boston Magazine, 2008. Attorney Kenefick carries the highest legal ability rating in Martindale Hubbell.