Walter Costello, Jr.

Kazarosian Costello LLP - Salem
10 Federal St Ste 401
Salem, MA 01970
978-372-7758
www.kazarosiancostello.com


Areas of Practice
Personal Injury - Plaintiff
Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Liability
Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
Best Lawyers Award Badge
Premises Liability - Plaintiff
Civil Litigation
Products Liability
Negligence
Business Litigation

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

Education
Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
J.D. 1973
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
A.B. 1969 Economics

Published Works
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Board of Editors

Classes/Seminars
Lecturer, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
Instructor, North Shore Community College

Honors and Awards
Best Lawyers in America
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, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, President, 1990 - 1992
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Lifetime Member, Board of Governors
Essex County Bar Association, President, 1996 - 1998
Essex County Bar Association, Vice President, 1994 - 1996
Essex County Bar Association, Secretary, 1992 - 1994
Essex County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1988 - 1990
Essex County Bar Association, Conciliator, Essex County Superior Court, 1994 - Present
Essex County Superior Court, Mediator, 1994 - Present
Essex County Superior Court, Arbitrator, 1994 - Present
American Association for Justice, Member, Board of Governors, 1997 - 2003
American Association for Justice, Chairman Counsel of Presidents, 1992 - 1993
American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 1993
American Association for Justice, State Delegate, 1986 - 1990
American Association for Justice, Chair Insurance Committee, 1991 - 1992
American Association for Justice, Chair State Affairs Committee, 1994 - 1995
Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, Executive Management Board, 2008 - 2011
Massachusetts Bar Association, Regional Delegate, 2008 - 2011
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

Past Employment Positions
Costello, Barrett & Gonthier, Partner, 1975 - 1995
Kisloff, Hock, Shuman & Flanagan, Associate, 1974 - 1975