J. Michael Conley

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Braintree, Massachusetts

Kenney & Conley, P.C.
J. Michael Conley
Kenney & Conley, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1982

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Kenney & Conley, P.C.

100 Grandview Road, Suite 218
PO Box 9139
Braintree, MA 02184 Visit website


J. Michael Conley is a dexterous and compassionate personal injury attorney serving clients in Braintree, Massachusetts. He co-founded the law firm of Kenney & Conley, P.C., with a desire to work closely with injured clients and deliver the highest level of representation possible. With over four decades of legal experience, he has been successful in securing millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of his clients who were injured due to:

·       Auto and truck accidents

·       Workplace accidents

·       Ship, boat and recreational vehicle wrecks

·       Bicycle and pedestrian accidents

·       Slip-and-fall accidents and animal attacks

·       Elevator and escalator accidents

·       Medical malpractice

·       Defective products

·       Nursing home neglect or abuse

A graduate of George Washington University, Mr. Conley completed his Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1978. Thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1982. While there, he functioned as the literary editor of Suffolk University Law Review. He was licensed to practice in all the state courts of Massachusetts the same year.

For Mr. Conley’s high professional and ethical standards, Martindale-Hubbell awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, its highest available rating. He was also named to the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers and “Top 100 Attorneys in Massachusetts” by Boston Magazine. Furthermore, he was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in 2015.

A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Conley maintains active memberships in several prestigious legal organizations such as the American Association for Justice, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) – Appellate Bench Bar Committee and Civil Litigation Section.

Genuinely concerned about his community, Mr. Conley volunteers his time and services in fundraising activities of The Foundation for Excellence in Education in Easton (FEEE). As a part of ENDD.org, he presented on distracted driving to create awareness among Massachusetts high school students and others. In addition to writing and lecturing for many legal organizations such as MATA and MBA, he also attends several seminars to keep abreast of the latest laws and trial techniques.

*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 - Products: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Insurance, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 1982, Massachusetts

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

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Attorney Conley is former chair of  the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys' Amicus Curiae Committee which prepares and files with the Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court "friend of the court" briefs supporting victims' rights.  Mr. Conley has been a volunteer coach in youth recreational and travel baseball and recreational and travel basketball. He is a past President of the Easton Babe Ruth League.  Mr. Conley has provided pro bono legal services to various local non-profit organizations and has volunteered in many community activities in Easton.  He is past Chair of The Foundation for Excellence in Education in Easton (F.E.E.E.), a non-profit organization that raises funds for the benefit of the students in the Easton Public Schools.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American College of Trial Lawyers:  Fellowr;  Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys:  Past-President, ;  Massachusetts Bar Association:  Appellate Bench - Bar Committee;  American Association for Justice: Section Memberships include Insurance, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle and Premises Liability, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome ("RSD") – Litigation Group
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury Law and a Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law, Recognized by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Attorneys in Massachusetts as published, Best Lawyers®
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Massachusetts as published, Boston Magazine
  • Top Attorneys of New England as published, New England Super Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Top 100
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, American College of Trial Lawyers
Educational Background:
  • B.A. George Washington University, 1978
  • J.D. Suffolk University Law School, 1982
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Office location for J. Michael Conley

100 Grandview Road, Suite 218
PO Box 9139
Braintree, MA 02184

Phone: 781-925-7351

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