Attorney Profile

Susan M. Mooney

Susan M. Mooney is a founding partner of the Law Offices of Susan M. Mooney, P.C. practicing law since 1987. Ms. Mooney takes pride in the personal attention she provides to each case and each individual client. In her twenty-five (25) years of practicing law, she has concentrated her practice in the fields of personal injury law and probate law. She has devoted a major part of her practice to representing the rights and interests of injured persons, including children, in the field of personal injury law. She has frequently represented persons injured as a result of automobile accidents, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents, slip and fall, dog bites, construction site accidents, medical and legal malpractice. Additionally, in the field of probate law she provides personal legal representation in the areas of wills and trusts, probate of estates, estate planning, elder law, Medicaid Planning, estate litigation and guardianship.

Attorney Mooney received her law degree, summa cum laude, from New England School of Law in 1987 and undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts State and Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of the United States. Attorney Mooney has practiced law for twenty-five (25) years.

Susan M. Mooney is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA). Membership in the Academy is open to licensed attorneys who are practicing in the area of elder law or who are interested in legal issues pertaining to the elderly.  The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is a professional association of attorneys concerned with improving the availability and delivery of legal services to the older person.

In addition to her membership in NAELA, Ms. Mooney is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, having served as Middlesex County Delegate from 1999 through 2001 and currently serving as an arbitrator to the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Fee Arbitration Board. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987
  • J.D. Honors:
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Dean’s List (1983 – 1987)
    • Senior Editor and Staff, New England Law Review
    • Member, New England Law Review (1985 – 1987)
    • Eta Chapter of Phi Delta (Prize-awarded to woman graduate w/highest average)
    • New England Scholar Award (1983 – 1987)
    • Trustees’ Academic Scholarship (1984 – 1985, 1985 – 1986)
    • Amos L. Taylor Award for excellence in scholarship
    • Minna Connors Reeves Award
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, 1972 – B.A.
    • Honors: Dean’s List (1969 – 1972)
    • Major: Psychology

Published Works

Comment: N.J. v. T.L.O.: The School Search Exception to Probable Cause, 21 New England Law Review 509 (1985-1986)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Civil Litigation Council Member, 2002
  • Massachusetts Bar Association,
  • House of Delegates, 1998 – 2001
  • Middlesex County Delegate
  • Massachusetts Bar Association,
  • Lawyer Referral Service Committee, 1994 – 200 Chair, 1998 – 2000
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers