John C. DeSimone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boston, MA

Mitchell & DeSimone
101 Arch Street
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-737-8300
Fax: 617-737-8390
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Professional Liability: Defense (20%), Business Litigation (10%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John C. DeSimone is a founding partner of the Massachusetts law firm Mitchell & DeSimone. Mr. DeSimone works out of the firm’s two offices in Boston and Worcester. He has been a trial lawyer throughout his entire career beginning in 1987. Mr. DeSimone represents individuals and companies in a variety of civil litigation matters throughout the Commonwealth. He has focused his trial practice in matters involving personal injury, property damage, liquor liability, multi-party product liability and environmental losses, subrogation, professional liability and malpractice claims. Mr. DeSimone has successfully obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for his clients by way of jury verdicts and settlements in catastrophic personal injury and property damage cases. Mr. DeSimone is a passionate advocate for all his clients.

Born and raised in Worcester, Mr. DeSimone attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1983. He then moved to Boston for his legal education at Suffolk Law School, and in 1987, he was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude. Later in that year, Mr. DeSimone became admitted to practice in Massachusetts, and he has since become admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Mr. DeSimone has been a faculty member and lecturer on trial techniques and trial practice as part of the Continuing Legal Education seminars conducted by the Massachusetts Bar Association. His teaching experience includes serving as a Trial Advisor at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop.  Mr. DeSimone and his law partner funded the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project to establish the Program administered by the Rappaport Center at Suffolk University Law School. Mr. DeSimone’s successful track record throughout his career has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating which is the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards set by Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been nominated and selected by his peers to be named as a Super Lawyer in each consecutive year since 2004.

*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%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Professional Liability: Defense
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Professional Malpractice - Other, Non-Compete Agreements


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

About John C. DeSimone

Admitted: 1987

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Office Location for John C. DeSimone

101 Arch Street
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-737-8300

Fax: 617-737-8390

Last Updated: 7/13/2021

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