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Patrick T. Jones

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boston, MA

Jones Kelleher LLP
21 Custom House Street
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-737-3100
Fax: 617-737-3113
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A magna cum laude graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Patrick T. Jones earned a Juris Doctor in 1978 from Boston College Law School where he was a member and Editor of its Law Review.

A founding partner of Jones Kelleher LLP, Jones is dedicated to serving people throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries, as well as families who have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligent or reckless actions of others. Since 1983, Jones has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Over the course of his forty year career, Jones has represented clients in a wide range of substantial personal injury matters, including general liability tort cases, medical malpractice, product liability, civil rights, construction site, motor vehicle, and eminent domain. His practice has also included real estate, securities, probate, insurance and commercial litigation.

Jones is an advocate for his clients. He and his team of lawyers at Jones Kelleher have a long history of achieving multimillion-dollar recoveries in sophisticated general liability and medical malpractice cases for their clients.

Jones is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA), and the Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ). Jones has the unique distinction of having served as President of both MATA and RIAJ.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly selected Jones as one of its "Lawyers of the Year" in 2005 and again in 2019, and he was awarded the Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law 2019 Hall of Fame Award.

As part of his commitment to enriching the lives of those in local communities, Jones volunteers his time with a number of non-profit organizations: he serves on the Board of Directors at Citizens Energy Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts; he serves on the Board of Directors of the Pine Street Inn of Boston and is serving as Board Chair; and he is a member of the Board of Directors of Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island.

*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
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices

Selections

19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022

Top Lists

Certificates and Credentials

About Patrick T. Jones

First Admitted: 1978, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.joneskell.com/patrick-t-jones

Honors/Awards

  • 2015 Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs; 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs; 2017 Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs; 2018 Lawyer of the Year, Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs; 2019 Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America
  • Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyers, 2004 - Present
  • ., Excellence in the Law, Hall of Fame , Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, 2019
  • 2005 and 2019, Lawyers of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Best Lawyers in America, 2006 – Present, Best Lawyers in America
  • Medical Malpractice Law, New England's Best Lawyers, 2006 - Present, New England's Best Lawyers
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell National Law Directory, 1983 - Present
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyers, Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyers, 2007 - Present
  • The Power List of the State’s Most Influential Attorneys, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2009
  • International Best Lawyers Advisory Board, Best Lawyers in America, 2012 -Present
  • Cardinal Bellarmine Award Recipient, St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyers, 2004 - Present
  • Top 10 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2015, 2017 - Present, Super Lawyers
  • Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2006 – Present
  • Personal Injury Litigation, New England's Best Lawyers, 2006 – Present
  • 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon, 2015, 2016, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA), Board of Governors, President, 2005-2006
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), Board of Governors, President, 2013-2014
  • Justinian Law Society, Member
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Pro bono/Community Service

  • St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, Board of Visitors - Present
  • Citizens Energy Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, Board of Directors, 2000 - Present
  • St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, Board of Regents, 1995-2001
  • St. Sebastian's School, Needham, Massachusetts, Board of Trustees, 2003-2012
  • Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island, Board of Directors, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Catholic Memorial School of West Roxbury, Massachusetts, Board of Directors, 1997-2005; Board of Directors Chairman, 1998-2000; Board of Directors Vice-Chairman, 2001-2004.
  • Pine Street Inn of Boston, Board of Directors, 2011 - Present; Current Board Chair

Educational Background

  • The College of the Holy Cross, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1973
  • Boston College Law School, 1978
  • St. Ignatius High School, 1969
  • National University of Ireland (University College, Dublin), 1971-1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Boston College Law Review, Member, Editor, Boston College Law School
  • Chair and Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education seminars
  • Chair and Lecturer, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys seminars

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • ABOTA
  • MATA
  • MBA
  • RIAJ
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Office Location for Patrick T. Jones

21 Custom House Street
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-737-3100

Fax: 617-737-3113

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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