• Professional Staff

    Experienced and ready to serve your needs.

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  • Conveniently located in Dorchester MA

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  • Serving the Greater Boston Area

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THOMAS E. FINNERTY JR. & ASSOCIATES

About The Firm

Finnerty and Foley

Our Clients

The law firm has a diverse client base.  It represents individuals, small businesses, corporations, insurance companies and unions.  Since the founding of this law firm, its clients have included the Boston Teachers Union, Arbella Mutual Insurance Company, Commerce Insurance Company, Kemper Insurance Company, The Boston Water & Sewer Commission, South Boston Savings Bank, and Flanagans Supermarkets.  The diversity of its client base is an indication of the depth of the firm's expertise and a testament to its past and present success.

The firm is made up of a small group of attorneys from diverse legal backgrounds with extensive experience with civil and criminal trials, personal injury litigation, insurance defense litigation, employment litigation, probate and real estate. As a matter of law firm policy, there is no charge for an initial consultation.

Services

Personal Injury

The attorneys have demonstrated a level of experience and aggressive representation that has contributed to the firm's reputation for excellence.  The efforts of these attorneys have resulted in consistently favorable results for clients. The firm represents injured parties and defendants relative to claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents, unsafe premises, defective products,work related injuries and wrongful death.

There is no fee for an initial consultation with the attorneysconcerning personal injury matters. No fee is collected unlesssuccessful with your claim. The attorneys are available for evening and weekend appointments.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

INJURIES CAUSED BY DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS

BACK, NECK & HEAD INJURIES

WRONGFUL DEATH CASES

WORKERS' COMPENSATION

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY

INJURIES TO CHILDREN

DISCRIMINATION

Criminal Defense

The attorneys represent individuals accused of crimes in Courtsthroughout the Commonwealth.

The firm's criminal attorneys areformer prosecutors, and they are experienced in all aspects ofcriminal defense litigation.   The attorneys have consistentlyachieved favorable results for their clients accused of driving underthe influence, motor vehicle violations, drug offenses, domesticviolence, and major crimes including aggravated rape and murder.

DRUNK DRIVING

MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES

WHITE COLLAR OFFENSES

DRUG OFFENSES

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

LARCENY

MURDER

RAPE

Real Estate, Zoning and Landlord-Tenant

The firm represents lenders, sellers and buyers in real estatetransactions.  It represents landowners and developers in casesinvolving permits and variances.  The firm litigates matters arisingout of disputes concerning purchase and sale agreements and landlordtenant issues.

Probate of Estates

The attorneys are experienced in drafting wills, trusts and related probate documents.   The firm handles the settlement of estates, and it represents individuals in probate related litigation.

Employment Law

The attorneys represent employers and employees in casesof termination, employment discrimination, sexual harassment and contractual disputes.

Professional Staff

Foley

Thomas Finnerty Jr.

Attorney

Mr. Finnerty, Jr. has been associated with the law firm since September of 1993.  In addition to real estate conveyancing, he is a trial attorney with extensive experience on the civil and criminal cases. Mr. Finnerty, Jr. has represented clients accused of motor vehicle offenses including driving under the influence of alcohol, as well as more serious offenses. Mr. Finnerty, Jr. has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil actions, motor vehicle torts, dram shop and premise liability cases in the Superior Court.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Finnerty, Jr. was employed as an Assistant District Attorney with the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office.  While employed as a prosecutor, Mr. Finnerty, Jr. was responsible for prosecuting a wide range of criminal matters, and had extensive jury trial experience.

Born: Boston, Massachusetts, 1957

Admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1991

Education: University of Massachusetts (B.A. 1984) New England School of Law (J.D. 1990)

Affiliations: Plymouth County Bar Association; Real Estate Bar Assoc., Massachusetts Bar Assoc.Practice

Areas: Real Estate Law Juvenile Law, Civil and Criminal Trials, Administrative Law and Housing Court

Foley

Stephen Foley

Attorney

Mr. Foley has been associated with the law firm since 1988. He concentrates his practice in administrative law, real estate finance and conveyancing as well as the trial of civil and criminal cases.  He represents both injured parties and defendants in a variety of personal injury cases including catastrophic injury cases and wrongful death arising out of motor vehicle accidents, unsafe premises and defective products. Mr. Foley has tried numerous criminal cases, zealously representing clients accused of motor vehicle offenses such as driving under the influence of alcohol and driving to endanger as well as criminal assault and batteries to more serious offenses including aggravated rape, usually with excellent results for his clients.

Mr. Foley was employed as an Assistant District Attorney with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office for seven years. While employed as a prosecutor, Mr. Foley was responsible for the prosecution of a wide range of criminal matters including motor vehicle offenses and misdemeanors involving violence, drug distribution and property destruction arrests. He is the former supervising prosecutor of the West Roxbury District Court andsupervising attorney for the jury session at the Boston Municipal Court. He concluded his employment with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office as a Superior Court prosecutor where he handled serious felony matters and tried cases to juries.

Born: Boston, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Bar: 1981

Education: Suffolk University (B.S. 1978, Magna Cum Laude)Suffolk University (J.D. 1981, Cum Laude)

Professional Associates: Real Estate Bar Assoc., Massachusetts Bar Association, MassachusettsAcademy Criminal Defense Attorneys

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law,Employment Litigation, Administrative Law, Civil and Criminal Trials,Housing Court

Contact Us

Telephone: 617-740-9898

FAX: 617-507-6577

Address: 161 Granite ave. Boston, MA. 02124