Raymond J. Kenney Jr.

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Raymond J. Kenney Jr. – Senior Counsel
Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: (617) 227-3240
Fax: (617) 227-3346

rkenney@mmmk.com

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Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1958
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1959
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Education:
Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1958
J.D.
Honors: 50th Anniversary Distinguished Law Alumnus
Honors: 75th Anniversary Alumni Award
Honors: Editorial Board, Annual Survey of Massachusetts Law, 1956-1958

Boston College, 1953
A.B.
Honors: Cum Laude

Published Works:
Motor Vehicle Law and Practice and Related Topics (Co-Author), Massachusetts Practice Series, V. 11-12, Thomson/West Publishing Co., 4th Edition, 1998
No Fault in Massachusetts, 55 Mass. L. Quarterly 23, 1971
No Fault in Massachusetts, 55 Mass. L. Quarterly 441, 1971
Trial Without Error – Evidence Problems, 57 Mass. L. Quarterly 229, 1972
Recreational Cases New Horizons in Civil Litigation, New England Law Institute, 1973
Defective Products in Massachusetts – Recent Trends, 64 Mass. L. Rev. 173, 1979
Defective Products in Massachusetts – A 1984 Update, 69 Mass. L. Rev. 108, 1984
Defense Strategies and Problems in Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, ALI – ABA Course Manual, 1985
Products Liability in Massachusetts Enters the 1990’s, 75 Mass. L. Rev. 70, 1990
Will Your Record Defend You in Court?, New England Healthcare Assembly Program Manual, 1990
Products Liability in Massachusetts Approaches the Millennium, 80 Mass. L. Rev. 110, 1995
Resisting Discovery of Independent Legal Research, 38 For the Defense, August, 1996
Consideration for the Cross Examination of a Neuro Psychologist, A Lawyer’s Guide to Evaluating and Presenting Brain Injury Cases Program Manual, MCLE, Inc., 2001
Product Liability in Massachusetts Enters the Twenty-First Century, 86 Mass. L. Rev. 74, 2002
Damage: Dependent’s Perspective, Mass. Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 2005
Damages Dependent’s Perspective, Mass. Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 2008
Product Liability in Massachusetts A 2008 Update, 91 Mass. L. Rev. 165 (2009)

Classes/Seminars Taught:
No Fault in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association, 1971
No Fault in Massachusetts, Lowell Bar Association, 1971
No Fault in Massachusetts, Massachusetts City Solicitors Association, 1971
No Fault in Massachusetts, Law Executives, New York City, 1971
No Fault in Massachusetts, Colorado Bar Association, 1972
No Fault in Massachusetts, Michigan Bar Association, 1972
No Fault in Massachusetts, Defense Research Institute, Houston, Texas, 1972
New Horizons in Civil Litigation, New England Law Institute, 1973
Malpractice Issues, Mass. Society of Professional Engineers, 1975
Trial Issues, Federal Bar Association Massachusetts Chapter, 1977
Legal Issues, Massachusetts Paralegal Association, 1977
Trial Practice, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, MCLE, Inc., 1980 – 1993
Insurance Domain, Defense Research Institute, 1982
Medical Malpractice, MCLE Program, 1982
The Use of Expert Witnesses, MCLE Program, 1984
Some Other Torts, MCLE Program, 1989
Evaluating and Presenting Brain Injuries Claims, MCLE Program, 2001
Defense Strategies and Problems in Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, ALI – ABA, 1989
Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1973
Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1974
Trial Practice Issues, Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
Guest Lecturer, Trial Practice, Harvard Law School, 1987 – 1990
Medical Malpractice, American College of Ob/Gyn, New England Chapter, 1984
Medical Malpractice, Mass. Society of ENTS, 1988
Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1993
Medical Malpractice, Mass. Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1989
Medical Issues, New England Healthcare Assembly, 1990 – 1991
Resisting and Reducing Plaintiff’s Damages, Professional Educational System, Inc., 1990
Trial Practice, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, 1993
Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2000
Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2001
Guest Lecturer, Issues of Malpractice and Informed Consent, Tufts University Dental School, 2002
Mediation, Risk Management Foundation Law Day, 2002

Honors and Awards:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (State Committee, 1981 – 1986)
Who’s Who in the East
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in the World
Designee, The Best Lawyers in America
Designee, Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004 – 2006
Designee, Top Rated Lawyers in Boston, 2012
Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Lawyer of the year, 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Town of Winchester, 1967 – 1970
Member, Finance Committee

Town of Winchester, 1970 – 1971
Chairman, Finance Committee

Town of Winchester, 1972 – 1977
Moderator

Winchester Savings Bank
Corporator

Winchester Hospital
Corporator

Winchester Mount Vernon House, 1990 – Present
Board of Directors

Governor’s Judicial Nominating Commission, 1975 – 1977
Chairman

Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure, 1977 – 2008
Member

Massachusetts Superior Court, 1980
Member, Time Standards Committee

American Judicature Society, 1978 – 1982
Member, Director

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.,
(President 1980-1983)

Massachusetts Clients’ Security Board, 1984 – 1987
Chairman

Boston College Alumni Association,
(President 1983 – 1984)

Massachusetts Bar Association Member, 1958 – Present
(President 1977-1978, Founding Chair, Senior Lawyers Section, 1999-2011)

New England Bar Association,
(President 1980 – 1981)

American Bar Association, House of Delegates,
1977 – Present

International Association of Defense Counsel
Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, 1995
Massachusetts Bar Foundation, 1958 – Present
(Trustee 1979-1982 & 1994-1996; President 1984-1988)

American Bar Foundation