J. Mitchell Kearney

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Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Towson, MD

Law Office of J. Mitchell Kearney, P.A.
 | 1104 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 400
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: 410-4286334
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (60%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney J. Mitchell Kearney is the founder and owner of the Law Office of J. Mitchell Kearney, P.A., in Towson, Maryland. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Kearney has more than 32 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Insurance defense

    ·       Insurance coverage disputes

    ·       Construction law

    ·       Commercial litigation

    ·       Products liability

    ·       Alternative dispute resolution

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Kearney has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of the rights and interests of numerous businesses, insurance companies, corporations and other entities dealing with baseless tortious claims. He has also helped many commercial clients find the favorable resolutions they seek for their serious and complex business-related disputes as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    Honored for his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Kearney has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. In addition, he has received numerous five-star reviews from his satisfied clients, and he has gained a reputation as a fierce and devoted advocate who maintains an unwavering focus on his clients' needs at all turns.

    A 1980 graduate of Denison University, Mr. Kearney obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1988, where he served as member of the Baltimore Law Review. The Maryland State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

    Mr. Kearney is an active member of the Bar Associations of Baltimore City and Baltimore County as well as the Maryland State and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors Baltimore Maryland Chapter.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 30%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

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    About Mitchell Kearney

    Admitted: 1988, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kdattorneys.com/attorneys/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Selected to participate on UB Law Review, University of Baltimore Law Review

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Maryland State and American Bar Associations
    • The Bar Associations of Baltimore City and County
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1994
    • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1989
    • Maryland, 1988
    • Counsel - Associated Builders and Contractors, Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter, 2015

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Junior Warden - St. Thomas' Episcopal Church   

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Caretti, Inc. v. Colonnade Limited Partnership, 104 Md. App. 131, 655 A.2d 64 (1995)  
    • Doe v. American National Red Cross, 866 F. Supp. 242 (D. Md. 1994)
    • Berkey Design Group, Inc. v. Egle Nursing Home, Inc., 113 Md. App. 261, 687 A.2d 256 (1997)
    • Stewart Title Guaranty Company v. Linowes & Blocher, 42 F.3rd 1386 (4th Cir. 1994)
    • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. LeFarge Corp., 994 Westlaw 706538 (D. Md. 1994)
    • Milton Company v. Council of Unit Owners of Bentley Place Condominium, 354 Md. 264, 729 A. 2d 981 (1999)
    • Nolt v. U.S. Fidelity and Guaranty Company, 329 Md. 52, 617 A.2d 578 (1993)
    • Kiley v. First National Bank of Maryland, 102 Md. App. 317, 649 A.2d 1145 (1994)
    • Stewart Title Guaranty Company v. West, 110 Md. App. 114, 676 A.2d 953 (1996)
    • Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co. v. Scarlett Harbor Associates Limited Partnership, 346 Md. 122, 695 A.2d 153 (1997)
    • Greene Tree Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Greene Tree Associates, 358 Md. 453, 749 A.2d 806 (2000)
    • Ridge Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing, Inc. v. Brennen, 366 Md. 336, 783 A.2d 691 (2001)

    Educational Background:

    • Denison University, Class of 1980, B.A.

    Industry Groups

    • Construction
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    Office Location for J. Mitchell Kearney

    1104 Kenilworth Drive
    Suite 400
    Towson, MD 21204

    Phone: 410-4286334

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