Patrick T. Jones

USA: Massachusetts

Jones Kelleher LLP
21 Custom House St.
MA 02110

Tel: (617) 737-3100
Fax: (617) 737-3100


Partner Patrick T. Jones has been a trial lawyer since 1978 and works on substantial personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Prior to opening the law firm of Jones Kelleher, Patrick was a founding partner of Cooley Manion Jones, where he managed the contingent fee practice for over twenty-five years. Throughout his career, Patrick has tried medical malpractice, product liability, civil rights, construction site, eminent domain and general liability tort cases. His practice has also included real estate, securities, probate, insurance and commercial litigation.

Patrick is currently licensed to practice law in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Since 1983, Patrick has maintained an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory, the highest rating available for legal ability and ethical standards. Since 2004, Boston Magazine surveys of 35,000 Massachusetts Bar Members have rated Patrick as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts. Since 2011, Patrick has been rated as one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts.

Since 2007, New England Super Lawyers Magazine surveys of 63,000 New England Lawyers have rated Patrick as one of the top 100 Super Lawyers in New England.

In 2012, Patrick was invited to become a member of the International Best Lawyers Advisory Board. This distinguished group represents some of the world’s most preeminent law firm leaders.

Patrick has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the publication Best Lawyers in America since 2006. Since 2009, Patrick has been listed in two categories: personal injury and medical malpractice.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly selected Patrick as one of its ten “Lawyers of the Year” in 2005.

Because there are so many types of personal injury and medical malpractice claims, it can be difficult to know what type of claim you may have, or if you even have a claim at all. If you have been injured and are unsure if you have a case, the experienced attorneys at Jones Kelleher can help advise you on your rights and guide you through the process. Our trial lawyers have successfully resolved cases for victims who have suffered an injury or loss resulting from a wide variety of personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims.
The attorneys at Jones Kelleher have achieved national recognition for their handling of some of the most complex, high-stakes and historic personal injury cases in New England. Our team of lawyers have a long history of achieving significant, often multimillion-dollar recoveries in sophisticated general liability and medical malpractice claims for their clients.

These accomplished lawyers, including Patrick Jones, Donna Corcoran, Tim Kelleher, Rob DeLello, Ralph Liguori and Richard Paterniti, represent well over 100 years of combined experience over a broad spectrum of high-end catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice matters. The attorneys at Jones Kelleher have built a legal practice that has become a recognized leader in New England.

The practice group has repeatedly received the highest ranking of Tier 1 for personal injury litigation by U.S. News—Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”. Jones Kelleher attorneys have also been recognized individually by publications such as Super Lawyers Magazine and The Best Lawyers in America for their result-oriented advocacy. The team of attorneys includes members and leaders of prominent legal organizations: Pat Jones is a past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and is the current president of the Rhode Island Association for Justice, and Tim Kelleher just completed a successful term as the president of MATA. The stability of the team over the past 29 years is a benchmark of the commitment they share for each other and for their clients.

Building on their commitment to improving lives, the attorneys are actively involved in charity work, contributing to many academic institutions and nonprofit organizations. The attorneys also participate in continuing legal education programs and lecture at local law schools and colleges.