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  • How to be an Advocate without being Arrogant

    The practice of law is often adversarial. But even when zealously representing one’s client, it’s important to act in a manner that is both civil and professional. Attorneys who effectively balance... MORE


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  • Blog # 2: “Patience is a virtue” Dear Jeni, One proverbial expression that people often quote is, “patience is a virtue.” This expression is sort of cliché, however, this expression truly became real for me when I became an attorney....

  • Blog # 1: “If I knew before the obstacles that I would have to endure in becoming an attorney I probably would…” Dear Jeni, You are probably wondering why I am addressing this blog to a person named Jeni, short for Jennifer. I’ll get...

  • originally posted on This week last July 2012, I had knots in my stomach and felt like I was going to be ill. It was bar exam week. The week that every law school student dreads from the moment they enter school as a 1L. ...

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  • Originally posted at . For a lot of small businesses and startups, there’s just not a lot of money to go around. So when that business is looking to make payroll, get a minimum viable product out the door, or just keep the lights...

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  • Originally posted at . In Part 1 of this two-part post I discussed what an 83(b) election is and walked through one particular situation in which someone should make that election (hint: if the company is currently valued at or close...

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Melissa Ann Conner (left), chair
Victoria  Santoro (right), chair-elect

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Katherine L. Connolly is an associated at Lynch & Lynch and focuses her practice in the defense of civil litigation, including automobile and premises liability claims, consumer protection claims under MGL c. 93A and MGL 176D, and coverage matters.
Katherine is a 2013 graduate of Suffolk University Law School where she successfully completed internships with the United States Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Superior Court (MacLeod, J.). She graduated with Pro Bono Honors and Macaronis Civil Litigation Concentration. Kate graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2009 and was a member was a member of Mary Washington's varsity soccer team.


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