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Walter A. Costello Jr. - Haverhill, MA

546 Main Street Haverhill, MA 01830 - 3222

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Updated: 09/20/2022

Haverhill Personal Injury - Plaintiff Lawyer

About Walter A. Costello Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff
  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Negligence
  • Business Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1973
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1974
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Massachusetts, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Other Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 1990 - 1992 (President)
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (Lifetime Member, Board of Governors)
  • Essex County Bar Association, 1996 - 1998 (President)
  • Essex County Bar Association, 1994 - 1996 (Vice President)
  • Essex County Bar Association, 1992 - 1994 (Secretary)
  • Essex County Bar Association, 1988 - 1990 (Treasurer)
  • Essex County Bar Association, 1994 - Present (Conciliator, Essex County Superior Court)
  • Essex County Superior Court, 1994 - Present (Mediator)
  • Essex County Superior Court, 1994 - Present (Arbitrator)
  • American Association for Justice, 1997 - 2003 (Member, Board of Governors)
  • American Association for Justice, 1992 - 1993 (Chairman Counsel of Presidents)
  • American Association for Justice, 1993 (Executive Committee)
  • American Association for Justice, 1986 - 1990 (State Delegate)
  • American Association for Justice, 1991 - 1992 (Chair Insurance Committee)
  • American Association for Justice, 1994 - 1995 (Chair State Affairs Committee)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1990 - Present (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008 - 2011 (Member, Executive Management Board)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008 - 2011 (Regional Delegate)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2011 - Present (Centennial Award)
  • Salem Bar Association
  • Town of Swampscott (Past Member, Board of Appeals)
  • Town of Swampscott (Chairman, Board of Appeals)
  • Boston College Law School (Alumni Council)
  • Board of Bar Overseers (Hearings Officer)

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1973
    J.D.
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1969
    A.B.
    Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Costello, Barrett & Gonthier, Partner, 1975 - 1995
  • Kisloff, Hock, Shuman & Flanagan, Associate, 1974 - 1975

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Instructor, North Shore Community College

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Walter A. Costello Jr.

Included on the 2023 Massachusetts list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Walter A. Costello Jr. on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • American Association for Justice, Wiedemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence, 1996
  • American Association for Justice, Wiedemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence, 1993
  • Listed Who's Who American Lawyer
  • Listed Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers 2006 to Present Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Centennial Award, 2011

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Office Information

Address

546 Main Street Haverhill, MA 01830 - 3222

Fax

  • 978-372-9299

Publication

Articles

  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Board of Editors

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