Kathy Jo Cook

Kathy Jo Cook

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boston, MA

KJC Law Firm, LLC
 | 10 Tremont Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-720-8447
Fax: 857-233-5336
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Consumer Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Kathy Jo Cook is the managing member of the KJC Law Firm LLC in Boston.  She represents individuals and businesses in the trial and appeal of civil cases, including personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, consumer protection and employment discrimination.  Kathy Jo litigated the first successful claim in Massachusetts to hold that an insurance company’s meritless appeal of an injured worker’s verdict violated the Consumer Protection Statute, securing a multi-million dollar judgment and recently prevailed in Law v. Griffith, 457 Mass. 349 (2010), deemed to be one of the most important decisions of the year.

Kathy Jo is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization which is open only to those with significant trial experience.  In 1999, she was named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of the top five "up and coming" attorneys in Massachusetts, and in 2007, she became the third lawyer ever to be inducted into the Lawyers Weekly "Hall of Fame."

Kathy Jo was the 2008-2009 President of the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts, and she currently serves on the boards and committees of a number of bar associations, including the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association.

Kathy Jo is an honors graduate of Suffolk University Law School and the University of Houston. 

About Kathy Cook

Admitted: 1995, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.kjclawfirm.com/kathy-jo-cook-esq.html

Honors/Awards:

  • 2007, Hall of Fame, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • 1999, Top Five Up & Coming Lawyers, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • 2008 - present, Superb, AVVO
  • 2006 - present, AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President Elect, Women's Bar Association, 2007-2008
  • Trustee, Lawyers for Action PAC, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2010 - present
  • Civil Gideon Task Force, Boston Bar Association, 2008 - 2010
  • Co-Chair, Plain English Jury Instruction Project, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2009 - 2014 
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, President-Elect, 2018-2019
  • Chair, Judicial Administration Section Council, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2006 - 2008
  • President, Women's Bar Association, 2008-2009
  • Board of Governors, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2008 - present
  • Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, 2010 - 2014
  • Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section Council, Boston Bar Association, 2008 - 2010
  • Strategic Planning Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008
  • Board of Directors, Women's Bar Association, 2005 - 2012
  • Executive Committee, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2010 - present
  • Executive Committee, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, 2010 - 2014
  • Diversity & Inclusion Section Council, Boston Bar Association, 2008 - 2010
  • Standing Court Management Advisory Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008
  • Co-Chair, Juror Communications Task Force, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2006

Other Outstanding Achievements:

Educational Background:

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
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Office Location for Kathy Jo Cook

10 Tremont Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

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Last Updated: 11/13/2019

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