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J. Jerome Coogan

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Probate
  • Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning

Biography

J. Jerome Coogan, a partner with the firm, concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate and business law, probate, trusts and estates. 

Attorney Coogan graduated from Boston College and Boston College Law School, where he was a member of the Boston College Industrial and Commercial Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Massachusetts and New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and the District of Rhode Island.

Attorney Coogan served as President of the Ernest H. Augat Charitable Foundation, served on the Board of First Bristol County National Bank, Bristol County Savings Bank and its Charitable Foundation and is a past Chairman of the United Way, former Chairman of the Attleboro School Committee and former Governor of the American Hockey League. He has served on the Board of the Attleboro YMCA and as a Trustee of its endowment fund. He has served on the Fee Arbitration Committee for the Massachusetts Bar Association and has lectured for the Massachusetts Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program. Attorney Coogan has also served on the Board of Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He currently serves on the Board of the Southcoast Hospital System. He is a member of the Attleboro, Bristol County and American Bar Associations.

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 1965
  • New York, 1966
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1970
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston College Law School
    • B.A.

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Counsel

Pro-Bono Activities

  • President of the Ernest H. Augat Charitable Foundation
  • Board of the Bristol County Savings Bank and its Charitable Foundation
  • Past Chairman of the United Way
  • Past Chairman of the Attleboro School Committee
  • Governor of the American Hockey League
  • Former Director of Bristol County Savings Bank
  • Former Director of Sturdy Memorial Hospital
  • Director of the Southcoast Hospital System

Languages

  • English

Professional Associations

  • Fee Arbitration Committee for the Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Attleboro Bar Association, Member
  • Bristol County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Honors

  • Listed in Legal Leaders 2015 - Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers in the practice areas of Trusts & Estates and Business & Commercial Law
  • Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program