December 09, 2019

Release Leads to Victory

Perseverance pays.  Melick & Porter’s Christian Hinrichsen initially used a release to obtain dismissal of negligence claims against a soccer club for holding practice on an allegedly unsafe field. 
December 03, 2019

#GivingTuesday

In the spirit of #GivingTuesday, Melick & Porter has made a charitable donation to St. Francis House, which helps homeless men and women everyday find employment and shelter.
November 12, 2019

Another Big Win for M&P: Appeals Court Vacates Harassment Prevention Order Against Professor

In a hotly contested case which involved nearly two dozen hearings in the Superior Court, three motions filed with the Single Justice of the Appeals Court, one petition to the Supreme Judicial Court, and two appeals, John Rooney and Michael Byrne succeeded in vacating a harassment prevention order issued against a Harvard professor. 
November 04, 2019

Melick & Porter Ranked "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announced the release of their “Best Law Firms” rankings. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.
November 01, 2019

Zip Line At Your Own Risk

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently held that a landowner did not owe a separate duty to warn a child who was under his parental supervision, and using a dangerous instrumentality that was open and obvious.