Attorney Profile

Catherine M. Geary

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Consumer Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Disability Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Mediation/Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Social Security Disability Appeals
  • Collaborative Law

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Trained Mediator
  • Certified in Collaborative Law
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Biography

Attorney Catherine M. Geary's practice areas include Personal Injury, Tort Law, injuries caused by the negligence of others, Social Security Disability Appeals, Workers' Compensation, Medical Malpractice, Family Law, Probate, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Criminal, Real Estate, Consumer, Mediation and Arbitration.  She is an active and well-respected member of the bar who gets proven results for her clients.

With over 25 years of legal experience, Attorney Geary develops close relationships with her clients, aiming to understand their goals and issues and, where appropriate, the goals and issues of affected family members and caregivers.  Building long-term relationships with her clients means being accessible, responsive, and pro-active in her representation. 

The legal community has recognized Attorney Catherine M. Geary for her work in several areas, including naming her as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Boston Magazine.  She was also featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for having obtained the highest jury verdict in 2001 and for her work on a number of high-profile cases in Middlesex, Worcester, and Norfolk Counties.  Catherine Geary consistently receives the Massachusetts Super Lawyers designation, most recently in 2019.

Attorney Geary has served as co-chair of the automobile tort committee of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorney.  She regularly serves as a conciliator at the Lowell District Court and Middlesex County Superior Court/Lowell Alternative Dispute Resolution/Conciliation programs.  Attorney Geary was a member of the Human Rights Committee of the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell. 

 

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: English/Comparative Literature

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts

Classes & Seminars

  • Special Education Laws, Lowell School Department
  • Presenter/Panel Member: Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Continuing Education: Need to Know workshops; Underinsured/Uninsured Claims; Medpay in Massachusetts; Automobile Tort Litigation , Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services
  • Merrimack Valley Legal Service, Participating Firm Reduced Fee Program
  • Human Rights Committee; Greater Lowell Mental Health
  • Veteran's Legal Services

Representative Cases

  • Gath v. M/A-Com, Inc, 2003 Mass Lexis 832

Professional Associations

  • Greater Lowell Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Massachusetts Women's Bar Association, Member
  • District and Superior Court Conciliation Program, Conciliator