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Sean C. Flaherty

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Phone: 508-500-1188
Fax: 508-822-8022

122 Dean St
Taunton, Massachusetts 02780

10 Best 2017 Avvo SuperLawyers

Sean Flaherty joined Keches Law Group, P.C. in 2004 with a background in the construction industry. He is a former member of the Local 7 Steel and Ironworkers Union. Sean represents injured workers in all phases of workers' compensation litigation including Conciliations, Conferences and Hearings before Administrative Law Judges at the Department of Industrial Accidents. He also handles Social Security Disability claims, as well as cases involving employment discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Before joining Keches Law Group, P.C., Sean interned with the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office.

Attorney Flaherty is the standing President of the Bristol Bar Association and on their Board of Directors since 2011; Co-Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys since 2012; President of the Taunton Bar Association since 2011; Vice President of Kids’ Chance of Massachusetts, Guest Professor at New England School of Law; Board of Directors at MassCOSH (Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health), and member of Workers’ Injury and Advocacy Group.

Sean was named in 2017 Boston Magazine's Super Lawyers edition as one of Massachusetts’ “Super Lawyers” and prior as "Rising Star”, 6 years in-a-row.  He is also the recipient of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in The Law Award in 2011 and 2012. 

Attorney Flaherty received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Quinnipiac University. While at Quinnipiac University, he was named to the Phi Beta Kappa International Honor Society. Sean earned his law degree from New England School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts.

Education

New England School of Law

Quinnipiac University

  • Bachelor's degree summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa International Honor Society

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Massachusetts
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Workers' Compensation Section
Member Since: 2012
Co-Chair

Bristol County Bar Association
Member Since: 2011
President

Taunton Bar Association
Member Since: 2011
President

Kids' Chance of Massachusetts
Vice President

MassCOSH, (Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health)
Board of Directors

Workers’ Injury and Advocacy Group
Member

Awards
  • Super Lawyers, “Super Lawyer” 2017
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star”; 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  • Americas Most Honored Professionals Top 5% Award, 2015
  • 10 Best 2016 American Institute of Legal Counsel for Client Satisfaction
  • WILIG 2014 Top 100 of the Nations Injured Worker Attorneys
  • Speaker 2016 Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education seminar on Workers' Compensation