Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. - Main Office
1 Washington Mall
Boston MA 02108
One Washington Mall
Boston MA 02108
Our office works on a contingency fee which means we only get paid if we receive a recovery for you. There is no risk if you hire us. Our fees come out at the end of your case from any insurance monies received.
For nearly 50 years, our office has concentrated in personal injury. It is all we do and we receive great satisfaction helping people put their lives back together after tragic accidents.
We are amongst the best in our field with over 185 years of combined experience.
Nearly 50 years concentrating in personal injury law.
Hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for our clients.
We treat every client as if they are the only one in the office. The process is just as important as the results!
Top 100 Trial Lawyers per the National Trial Lawyers
Boston's Top Rated Lawyers by the Boston Globe
AV rated "Preeminent" per Lawyers.com and Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO rated "Superb"
Joel H. Schwartz is the founding partner of The Law Offices of Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. , and one of the best-known injury attorneys today. His more than 45 years of practice and reputation for protecting the rights of victims have made him well-recognized and highly regarded in the field of personal injury law.
Frequently sought out for his opinion on current personal injury law issues, he has appeared on TV & radio as an expert commentator. In 2009, Joel Schwartz was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the country. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar settlements for their clients. Fewer than one percent of U.S. attorneys are members.
Joel H. Schwartz is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations. He is also a well-known member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association For Justice.
Thomas DiBiase is a Senior Partner and the Department Head for Worker's Compensation claims at Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.. He has been with the firm for over 30 years.
Mr. DiBiase attended Providence College, then obtained a B.A. in Political Science at the University of Rhode Island, cum laude. He continued to Boston University School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate in 1973. He was admitted to both the MA State Bar and District Court of Massachusetts in 1977. His Areas of Practice include Automobile Accidents, General Liability, and Worker's Compensation litigation.
Mr. DiBiase is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and Massachusetts Bar Association, and has been the Chair for the statewide Commission for Rights of Auto Accident Victims. For over 30 years, Mr. DiBiase has been successfully representing victims of terrible tragedies and has been involved with some of the highest recoveries in Massachusetts. In 2012, he was named to Boston's Top Rated Lawyers List which was published in the Boston Globe and the National Law Journal. His commitment naturally flows into his community where he is involved with the National Heart Association as well as the Peter Clark Foundation. As for personal interests, Tom is an avid walker and enjoys trying to figure out the game of golf.
John M. Vlassakis is a senior associate at Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. and is the head of its litigation department. John's areas of expertise include automobile and trucking accidents, worker's compensation, general liability claims, and defective products. John has been with the firm for over 23 years, and prior to joining, worked for several years in the insurance claims industry as a supervisor. This past experience has been invaluable for negotiating personal injury cases. Because of his background, Attorney Vlassakis knows how the insurance industry thinks, and is able to use this knowledge to his advantage. As a result, John usually has his hand in the firm's most serious and complex cases, many resulting in six and seven figure settlements and verdicts.
Mr. Vlassakis attended the University of Massachusetts and received his bachelor's degree in Management and Economics. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Suffolk University Law School in 1988.
Mr. Vlassakis is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.
A frequent lecturer for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Greater Boston Legal Services, and other forums, Attorney Vlassakis is concerned about educating not only attorneys, but also consumers who need the law to protect them. Outside the office, John enjoys tennis, fitness training, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Constance M. Toomey is a senior associate at Joel H. Schwartz P.C. and practices personal injury law, specifically in the areas of automobile accidents, general liability, worker's compensation and personal injury litigation.
Ms. Toomey attended Regis College and received a bachelor's degree in Spanish. She received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Suffolk University Law School in 1999.
Ms. Toomey is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Previously employed by Boston Legal Services and the Suffolk University Housing Clinic, Ms. Toomey is also involved in Catholic charities. She enjoys travel, reading and tennis.
Studied abroad in Spain