August 30, 2018

Congratulations to Rick Heifetz, Bob Powers, Bill Rose and Jim Scamby!

Melick & Porter is pleased to congratulate Rick Heifetz, Bob Powers, Bill Rose and Jim Scamby on their selection by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 16, 2018

Congratulations to Attorney Bill Keville

Melick & Porter is proud to announce that Bill Keville was recently admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates.  ABOTA is a prestigious, invitation-only National organization of accomplished trial attorneys.
August 01, 2018

Massachusetts Poised to Become the Sixth State with Mandatory Paid Family Leave

On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed landmark House Bill 4640, “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave, and the Sales Tax Holiday,” affecting all employers in the Commonwealth.  Effective January 1, 2021, Massachusetts will join the growing number of s
July 01, 2018

Federal Judge Asks SJC to Consider Asbestos Exception to Statute of Repose

A Massachusetts Federal judge has invited the state’s highest court to weigh in on her opinion that a statute of repose should not be applied to bar personal injury claims arising from asbestos exposure.
June 18, 2018

Another Defense Verdict!

After a weeklong trial, Bill Chapman and Diana Pires obtained a defense verdict for our grocery store client from a jury in Dedham District Court. The plaintiff slipped and fell in a puddle of water at the grocery store.