James P. Horan

James P. Horan (Worcester, Massachusetts)

James P. Horan

Attorney in Worcester, MA

Attorney Horan, a partner at Gould & Ettenberg, P.C., is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on personal injury for only the injured person. He has been practicing for 28 years and is admitted to both state and federal courts in Massachusetts. He has represented many victims of car, truck, motorcycle, pedestrian, and bicycle accidents, slip and fall accidents and animal attacks.

Professional associations

- Worcester County Bar Association

- Member of Massachusetts Bar Association and its Joint Bar Committee as Worcester County Bar Association representative.

Community Involvement

- Taught Negotiation and Mediation at Clark University’s COPACE Program at the undergraduate level for 12 semesters

- Volunteer conciliator in state courts

- Past member/Co-chair of the Legislative Committee of the Worcester County Bar Association

- Served on Town of Sutton Finance Committee, including one year as Chair

- Deputy Town Moderator for Sutton, Massachusetts Town Meeting

- President of the Gratian Fund of St. Peter Central Catholic School

- Coached in Sutton, Massachusetts Youth Soccer and Basketball Programs

508-471-5698
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.6 of 5

Peer Reviews (12)

Peer Reviews (12)
AV Rated
4.6/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Personal Injury and Civil Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.7/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.5/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.4/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.6/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.8/5
Peer Reviews (12)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/12/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 08/05/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have had several cases with Jim in the past. I have always found him to be an upstanding individual and highly effective advocate for his clients. He has always been courteous and personable to me and my clients. I would strongly recommend him for AV status.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/05/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Horan is an excellent attorney who works hard for his clients. He is a zealous advocate and I would refer a family member to him if I had the opportunity!
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/26/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Attorney Horan should have an AV rating if he does not already.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 07/26/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Jim is an aggressive and intelligent advocate who is respected by many of his peers in the Worcester Bar.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/05/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 08/13/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Member on 08/12/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 08/12/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
2.2/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 07/31/13
Sadly, he can be too aggressive, even to non-parties. I choose not to go into details at this time.
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
3/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1985, Massachusetts
2013, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Law School Attended
Western New England College
Class of 1984
J.D.
University Attended
College of the Holy Cross
Class of 1981
B.A.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Gould & Ettenberg, P.C.
370 Main Street, Suite 1050,
Worcester, MA 01608
U.S.A.
Phone 1
508-471-5698
Phone 2
508-752-6733
Fax
Fax: 508-797-4638
Office Information
Office Information
James P. Horan
Partner
Gould & Ettenberg, P.C.
370 Main Street, Suite 1050,
Worcester, MA 01608

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Gould & Ettenberg, P.C. (Worcester, Massachusetts)