Richard M. Dohoney is a graduate of Boston College (1996) and Suffolk University Law School (2000). A native of Great Barrington, Mr. Dohoney practiced in the Boston office of Morrison Mahoney LLP prior to returning home. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and serves on the Executive Committee of the Berkshire County Bar Association and has served on the Civil Litigation Counsel of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts Courts, the Federal District Court (D-MA) and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Dohoney's practice focuses on civil litigation, with specialties in personal injury and municipal law, and commercial transactions. From 2010-2012, Super Lawyers Magazine rated Attorney Dohoney as a "Rising Star," a designation for the top up-and-coming lawyers in Massachusetts. He served as lead counsel to the City of Pittsfield from 2005 to 2011 and advises businesses, individuals and municipalities throughout western Massachusetts. Mr. Dohoney lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts with his wife and three daughters where he is engaged in numerous civic pursuits, including serving as a member of the Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee.
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