JAMES W. KILLORAN (1949-1972)
In 1949, James W. Killoran, Esquire (now deceased) began his general practice of law in Fall River, Massachusetts, and originated the Firm now known as Killoran & Killoran, P.C. For the next twenty-three (23) years he was successfully engaged in the practice of law, in addition to being engaged in many civic endeavors. In 1972 he passed away. A veteran of World War II, he attended the University of Notre Dame and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College Law School. A former Chairman of the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Somerset, and its Town Moderator for many years, he also served as President of the Fall River Bar Association.
JAMES P. KILLORAN, ESQUIRE
Attorney Killoran is a graduate of Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts (1972) and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1976 he graduated from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, Cum Laude, and was immediately admitted to the practice of law in Massachusetts. He was thereupon admitted to practice before the Federal Courts, including admission to practice before the United States Supreme Court on September 20, 1991.
Since being admitted to the Bar, Attorney Killoran has been engaged in the general practice of law, with an emphasis in such areas as domestic/family law, civil litigation, and land development/zoning, with particular emphasis in the areas of domestic law and zoning. He has tried many cases in the Probate and Family Court, the Superior Court, the District Court, the Federal District Court, in addition to successfully arguing cases before the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and the Federal Court of Appeals. In addition, he has been appointed as a Special Master on multiple occasions by Judges of both Bristol County and Plymouth County, and is a Certified Conciliator by the Bristol County Bar Association. A member of multiple Bar Associations, Attorney Killoran is also a Life Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.
THOMAS P. KILLORAN, ESQUIRE
Attorney Killoran is a graduate of Providence College (1996). In May of 2000, he graduated from the Southern New England School of Law (now the University of Massachusetts School of Law), Cum Laude, and has been admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 2001. He has also been admitted to practice in the United States Federal District Court since August, 2009. A partner in the Firm, Attorney Killoran represents the third generation of Killorans who have been engaged in the general practice of law in the Greater Fall River area.
Attorney Killoran is a past President of the Fall River Bar Association. He is also the current Vice-President of Somerset Access Television, Inc., a non-profit Corporation and a member of the Massachusetts, Bristol County, and Fall River Bar Associations.
Attorney Killoran has extensive Courtroom experience, having tried cases in the Superior Court, Probate and Family Court, and District Court. He has also appeared before numerous administrative agencies and Municipal Boards, such as the Massachusetts Housing Appeals Committee; Department of Environmental Protection Office of Appeals; municipal planning and zoning boards; municipal conservation commissions; the Fall River City Council; and varying Boards of Selectmen.
CHRISTY LEE KILLORAN, ESQUIRE
Attorney Killoran is a graduate of Emerson College (1995), Summa Cum Laude. Attorney Killoran graduated in May of 2000 from the Southern New England School of Law (now the University of Massachusetts School of Law), Cum Laude. At graduation she was awarded the Rikki J. Kleiman Advocacy In Scholarship Award.
In addition to active practice, Attorney Killoran has also taught (part-time) at the Southern New England School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts, Bristol County and Fall River Bar Associations.