Matthew J. Kidd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boston, MA

Law Office of Matthew J. Kidd
 | 12 Ericsson Street, Suit 201
Boston, MA 02122
Phone: 617-820-8400
Fax: 617-687-0444
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew J. Kidd is the founder and principal of the Law Office of Matthew J. Kidd in Boston, Massachusetts. Nationally ranked as among the top trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Kidd provides unmatched and invaluable representation and support to clients throughout Massachusetts who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Employment and labor law

·       Landlord/tenant issues

·       OUI defense and traffic violations

·       Criminal defense for drug possession, and other felonies and misdemeanors

·       Domestic relations issues

·       Personal injury

·       Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Kidd has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of the rights and entitlements of his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. Honored for his outstanding professionalism, high ethical standards and unwavering commitment to his clients, he has earned an AV-Preeminent peer -review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as the organization's Silver, Gold and Platinum Client Champion Awards.

Among his many other accolades, Mr. Kidd has received recognition from Expertise as one of the Best Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorneys in Boston, and Boston Magazine voted him a Top Lawyer in 2018. He has also received top rankings on Justia as well as “Superb”, 10 out of 10 client ratings on AvvoVVO and the site's Clients' Choice and Top Contributor awards.

A graduate of Babson College, Mr. Kidd obtained his Juris Doctor from the Massachusetts School of Law at Andover in 2013. While there, he received a CALI award for Motion and Litigation Practice as well as Excellence for the Future Award for work in creditors' rights and employment law. He holds his admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Benefits Claims and the U.S. Tax Court.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. Kidd serves on the board of Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, and he is an active member of the Massachusetts, Boston and American Bar Associations, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National College forof DUI Defense. He also serves on the board of directors of his local Better Business Bureau.

*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
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Labor Law, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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About Matthew Kidd

Admitted: 2014, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • Silver, Gold, and Platinum Client Champion awards from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rising Star by SuperLawyers magazine, 2018-2019
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Champion awards recognize those attorneys who excel at service as affirmed by their clients. The awards, based on the quantity and quality of an attorney’s Martindale-Hubbell client reviews, demonstrate an ongoing commitment to delivering excellent client service., THE “CLIENT CHAMPION” AWARD, MARTINDALE-HUBBELL, 2018
  • Top Contributor Award, Avvo, 2018
  • The Avvo Clients' Choice Award is given for outstanding client reviews, 2017-2019,
  • CALI awards, Massachusetts School of Law
  • The Avvo Clients' Choice Award is given to recognize outstanding client reviews., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mr. Kidd hold a Construction Supervisor license with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. License No. 691951, 2018
  • Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Benefits
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • American Bar Association
  • Suffolk Lawyers for Justice
  • Massachusetts
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • US Tax Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Better Business Bureau, Board of Directors, 2019

Educational Background:

  • Babson College, Bachelor of Science in Finance and Investments

Industry Groups

  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury
  • Technology
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Office Location for Matthew J. Kidd

12 Ericsson Street
Suit 201
Boston, MA 02122

Phone: 617-820-8400

Fax: 617-687-0444

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Last Updated: 8/11/2020

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