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Walter A. Costello, Jr.
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Walter A. Costello, Jr.

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About

For most of his career, Attorney Walter A. Costello, Jr., Partner at Kazarosian Costello LLP, has concentrated on representing people who have suffered significant personal injuries in auto and trucking collisions, construction site incidents, and medical negligence. His ability to obtain substantial recoveries is due in no small part to the firm’s team approach to litigation. As a past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Attorney Costello is a proven leader of the plaintiffs’ bar.

Successful lawyering requires not only an understanding of the facts and legal issues of each case, but also the client’s needs and expectations. Throughout his career, Attorney Costello has enjoyed a reputation of collegial but dogged advocacy that has garnered the respect of both bench and bar. His clients reap the benefits of his vast experience in negotiating substantial verdicts and settlements, achieved through careful and meticulous case preparation. Attorney Costello’s commitment to his clients ensures that they receive the compensation they deserve.

Law Firm:

Kazarosian Costello LLP

Areas of Expertise:

• Personal Injury – Plaintiff
• Construction Site Personal Injury
• Truck Crash Litigation
• Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Liability
• Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff
• Premises Liability – Plaintiff
• Civil Litigation
• Products Liability
• Negligence
• Business Litigation

Degrees, Certifications, Awards:

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

Appointments/Certifications/Affiliations:
• American Association for Justice, Chairman, Council of Presidents
• Board of Bar Overseers, Hearings Officer
• Boston College Law School, Alumni Council
• Essex County Bar Association, Lifetime Member, Board of Directors
• Essex County Bar Association, Past President
• Essex County Superior Court, Mediator and Arbitrator
• Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Lifetime Member, Board of Governors
• Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Past President
• Massachusetts Bar Association, Executive Management Board and Regional Delegate
• Salem Bar Association, Member
• Town of Swampscott, Chairman, Board of Appeals

Awards:
• The Best Lawyers in America®, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation, 1995-present
• Who’s Who American Lawyer
• Super Lawyers 2006 to present, Personal Injury-Plaintiff
• Massachusetts Bar Association, Centennial Award, 2011
• American Association for Justice, Wiedemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence, 1996
• American Association for Justice, Wiedemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence, 1995
• 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO.com
• Martindale Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent

Awards

Top Lawyer: 2021

Keywords:

• Personal Injury Law • Construction Site Personal Injury • Truck Crash Litigation • Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Liability • Motor Vehicle Accidents • Premises Liability • Civil Litigation • Products Liability • Negligence • Business Litigation