Richard T. Corbett, Esq.

Boston, Massachusetts

EDUCATION: Suffolk University Law School; University of Massachusetts at Boston.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Attorney Corbett is Of Counsel at Williams & Associates, concentrating in providing Alternate Dispute Resolution Services as a neutral mediator and arbitrator, as well as select civil litigation and appeals; and Of Counsel at Williams & Associates, concentrating in insurance defense civil litigation. For more than thirty years Attorney Corbett has been engaged in trial practice, representing insurers and their insureds as well as injured plaintiffs. His trial experience includes trials in virtually all types of tort matters, including automobile, general liability, products liability and medical malpractice cases.

His experience includes trying cases involving such diverse matters as wrongful death, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, burns, amputations and numerous other types of personal injuries. He also has experience in employment and insurance coverage disputes. He is a certified trial advocacy instructor as well as a certified mediator.

Previously, Mr. Corbett was Counsel to  Guaranty Fund Management Services in Boston (2007-2009); an independent lead trial counsel to the Law Office of Peter L. Elley in Quincy (1997-2003); an independent defense counsel to Curtin, Murphy & O’Reilly in Boston (1998-2001); senior trial counsel to  the Law Office of Maria K. Mendros (previously Law Office of Philip J. McCarthy) (1982 – 1987; 1990 – 1997); senior associate at Griffin & Goulka (1988 – 1990); an independent contractor at Avery, Dooley, Post and Avery (1987-1988); and In house counsel to the Law Office of John P. Linehan (1977 – 1982).

NADNOTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSOCIATIONS: Attorney Corbett has been a certified mediator since 2002, has received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell since 1994, and has been a certified trial advocacy instructor through the NITA since 1992. Mr. Corbett has lectured frequently for several groups, including Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He is also a member of the MA Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

AREAS OF SPECIALITY

  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death