Member Spotlight

Issue Sept/Oct 2009

Tarricone elected 2009-10 American Association for Justice president

"To be the president of an organization like the American Association for Justice is an honor and a great responsibility," Tarricone said. "I look forward to furthering AAJ's efforts to restore balance to the civil justice system, on behalf of those who have been injured or mistreated. It is important to ensure that all Americans have a fair chance to receive justice."

A managing partner at Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in Boston, Tarricone represents individuals who have experienced serious injury or death.

Anthony Tarricone as president for the 2009-10 year. As a top civil justice attorney, Tarricone will lead the organization's fight to ensure every American can seek justice through the courts.

Delinsky named in The Best Lawyers in America

The national law firm of Eckert, Seamans, Cherin and Mellott LLC recently announced that Boston attorney Stephen R. Delinsky was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense.

The Best Lawyers in America, a referral guide to the legal profession in the United States, compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The 16th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2009), is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.  

Campbell elected president of International Association of Defense Counsel

The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) recently elected Campbell is the president of Campbell, Campbell, Edwards & Conroy PC in Boston and focuses his practice on civil litigation and the defense of products liability, toxic tort, pharmaceutical and professional liability matters. Campbell serves as national, regional and local trial counsel for a variety of major national and international corporations and insurers.

A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a diplomat of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Campbell is also a past president of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association and served as the director of the American Bar Association's 2003 National Trial Academy.

James M. Campbell president for the 2009-10 term. The IADC is an invitation-only professional association for corporate and insurance defense lawyers around the world.

Dwyer appointed to Medicolegal Investigation Commission by Gov. Patrick

Gov. Deval Patrick has appointed Boston attorney Thomas E. Dwyer Jr. to serve as a member of the Massachusetts Medicolegal Investigation Commission. Dwyer, a Boston civil and criminal defense litigator and co-founder of Dwyer & Collora LLP, will serve a three-year term. The Medicolegal Investigation Commission consists of the attorney general, the secretary of public safety, the commissioner of public health (or their designees) and appointees of the governor. The commission provides guidance and oversight to effectively carry out medicolegal investigations in the commonwealth; establishes qualifications for appointment of medical examiners, forensic pathologists and related professionals; advises the chief medical examiner; and reviews and approves the comprehensive system for the delivery of medicolegal services in the commonwealth.

"As the criminal defense bar representative, I hope to contribute constructive suggestions to the whole commission," said Dwyer.

Chambers USA 2009 recognizes Levine

Richard L. Levine, a Boston-based attorney with Nelson, Kinder, Mosseau & Saturley PC, was one of four attorneys at his firm recognized by Chambers USA 2009 for excellence in their field of law. Levine practices bankruptcy and restructuring.

Chambers and Partners has published its guides to the legal profession since 1990, listing the top lawyers in more than 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. Selection is based on information collected by a team of more than 100 researchers.