John P. Cronin
Education: Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2006 Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 2003
Bar Admissions: Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2006) U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts (2010) First Circuit Court of Appeals (2013)
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Massachusetts City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association
“To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.”- John Marshall
John Cronin is an associate with Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP. His practice focuses on the representation of municipalities, municipal officers, and public employees in cases involving tort and civil rights claims in both State and Federal Court.
Before joining Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP, Mr. Cronin spent four years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office, where he had the opportunity to practice both civil law (while assigned to the office’s Asset Forfeiture Unit ) and criminal law (as a district court prosecutor in the Cambridge, Woburn and Lowell District Courts). In addition to composing and filing a brief in the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, Mr. Cronin gained significant trial experience prosecuting cases involving drunk driving and other motor vehicle crimes, drug possession and distribution, sex offender registry law violations, property crimes and crimes of violence, serving as the office’s domestic violence designee on the Lowell District Court team. He is a 2010 recipient of the Massachusetts District Attorney's Association Spotlight Award.
Recent Newsletter Articles:
- Publically-Employed Nurse Held Immune for Malpractice Under Massachusetts Tort Claims Act: Pedro v. Goldfarb, 28 Mass.L.Rptr. 559, 2011 WL 4056342 (Mass. Super. Ct., Sept. 13, 2011);
- Recreational Use Statute Applies To Student Injured While Attending After-School Program: Kahler v. Town of Middleboro, 80 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2011);
- State Agency Not Immune from All Municipal Regulations: Town of Boxford v. Massachusetts Highway Dept., 458 Mass. 596 (2010).