William D. Kickham Esq.

William D. Kickham Esq.

William D. Kickham Esq.
The Law Offices of William D. Kickham and Associates
Experience: 35 years
Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury and 13 others
Massachusetts, 1st Circuit and U.S. District Court, First District, Massachusetts
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Attorney William Kickham has more than 20 years of legal practice from diverse positions in law and media, providing counsel on a wide range of legal and trial issues, in both the civil and criminal arenas. Mr. Kickham presently practices law in his own firm in Westwood, Massachusetts, and until recently was the Executive Producer and host of his own TV talk show, At The Bar, previously broadcast on the Comcast network in the suburban Boston market, discussing a variety of legal and litigation issues within Massachusetts and nationally.

In his diverse legal roles, Mr. Kickham has served as the New England Regional Manager for the Insurance Information Institute, a nationwide trade association of liability insurance companies. In this capacity, Mr. Kickham acted as the Institute’s chief spokesperson to all media, industry and opposition groups having an interest in the industry’s legal and litigation issues. Within his role, Mr. Kickham worked with and appeared in all major print, radio and television media throughout New England, as well as in national publications such as USA Today, The National Law Journal, Lawyers Weekly USA, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Prior to his association with the Institute, Mr. Kickham served as Public Affairs Counsel for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA), in Boston. MATA is a specialty bar association, and is the state chapter of the American Association for Justice, (for many years formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). Mr. Kickham was responsible for media relations on all legal and trial issues, insurance liability, tort reform and civil justice issues. He directed all media coverage and commentary for the association, and served as Editor-In-Chief of all news operations. He regularly appeared in major print and broadcast media, regionally and nationally.

While attending Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Kickham also served on the House Judiciary Committee within the Massachusetts House, where he was Communications Coordinator for legal and legislative matters before the Committee. Prior to entering Suffolk Law School, Mr. Kickham directed media relations and communications strategy within a statewide coalition to reform auto insurance in Massachusetts, where he communicated complex legislative issues to a wide variety of media. Mr. Kickham is a former Special Assistant District Attorney for Norfolk County in Massachusetts, and has tried numerous criminal cases, as both prosecutor and defense counsel.

Mr. Kickham holds a degree in Economics from Boston College, and a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the Massachusetts and Federal Bars, was a 1982 award recipient from the Outstanding Young Men of America, and a scholarship recipient from Suffolk University Law School. In addition to serving as the host of his own talk show, At The Bar from1995 to 2005, Mr. Kickham has appeared as legal analyst and commentator on Court TV, and appeared as spokesperson and legal commentator in The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, WBZ-AM Radio, WCVB-TV, WBZ-TV, WHDH-TV, and New England Cable News, discussing a wide variety of legal issues and organizations. In addition, he has worked with such national news organizations as USA Today and 60 Minutes, in briefing researchers and producers on legal issues.

Mr. Kickham resides with his wife Debbi in Westwood, Massachusetts.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Massachusetts

Since 1988

1st Circuit

Since 1988

U.S. District Court, First District, Massachusetts

Since 1988

Professional Experience

1995 - Current

The Law Offices of William D. Kickham, ESQ and Associates

Managing Partner

Principal, Attorney William D. Kickham, Westwood, MA. Provide legal & communications counsel in areas of corporate communications, media relations, and policy issues for advocacy, legal & business organizations. - Provide litigation and legal counsel to businesses and individuals within general practice. - Communicate legal and public policy issues with media news editors and reporters. - Manage interest group communications and government relations. - Occasional Court TV and Print/Broadcast Media Legal Analyst

2007 - 2015

Westwood Community Access Television Corp.

Board of Directors

Served on Board of Directors of Community Cable Television corporation. Responsible for contributing to oversight of budget, programming, staffing and management.

1995 - 2004

Comcast Television Network

Host and Executive Producer

Television Show Host, At The Bar, Comcast Cable Television Network. Serve as Executive Producer and Host of Comcast television programming, reporting on legal, business & finance issues. • Talk show featuring prominent guests within monthly 30-minute televised legal news format. • Deliver analysis & commentary of current legal & financial issues. • Originate, write & edit all news material, covering legal, financial and consumer issues.

1989 - 1994

Insurance Information Institute

Regional Manager

Regional Manager of Communications, Insurance Information Institute. Directed Media and Public Relations for New England office of national liability insurance association. Managed corporate communications, message development and media/community relations. • Created & executed Strategic Communications/Marketing Program for six-state region, producing 75% increase in positive media coverage. • Produced & communicated Tort Reform Impact Program to media & regulators, resulting in significant business legislative reform & expansion of industry earnings by 40%. • Spearheaded industry Community Outreach Program, creating strategic business alliances. • Wrote/edited all press releases and communications on legal & liability issues; made all media appearances as organizational spokesperson

1985 - 1989

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Public Affairs Counsel

Public Affairs Counsel, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. Directed media and external relations involving legal issues, state & federal court system, and tort & insurance law for bar association. Managed news writing and communications agenda before press, legislators, and interest groups. • Created new Media Relations Department, producing 100% increase in message recognition. • Appeared as Spokesperson to all press and electronic media, producing regular visibility. • Provided media training and coaching to all Board leadership making media appearances • Wrote/edited all Op-eds, speeches and publications as Editor-In-Chief on legal issues.

1982 - 1985

Joint Committee on the Judiciary, Massachusetts House of Representatives

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator, Joint Committee on the Judiciary, Massachusetts House of Representatives, Boston. Developed media kits concerning legislation impacting liability of business organizations. • Re-designed press release format for 50% increased content accuracy & message efficacy. • Developed effective relationships with over 12 major print & electronic news organizations, producing 75% increase in positive news coverage of committee operations.

Education

1982 - 1985

Suffolk University Law School

J.D. (1985) | Law

Trustee Scholarship Recipient

1980

Boston College

B.S. (1980) | Economics

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Attorney William D. Kickham
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Westwood, MA 02090
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Westwood, MA 02090
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Westwood, MA 02090
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119 Fisher Street, Suite #1
Westwood, MA 02090
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Westwood, MA 02090
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Westwood, MA 02090
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119 Fisher Street, Suite #1
Westwood, MA 02090
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119 Fisher Street, Suite #1
Westwood, MA 02090
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Westwood, MA 02090
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William D. Kickham - Personal Injury Attorney, Boston
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Westwood, Massachusetts 02090
Boston Office:
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Boston, Massachusetts, 02110
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William D. Kickham Esq.
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Experience: 35 years
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Practice Areas

Criminal Law

Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes

Personal Injury

Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

Medical Malpractice

Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors

Construction Law

Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation

Insurance Claims

Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance

Products Liability

Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts

Traffic Tickets

Suspended License

Consumer Law

Class Action, Lemon Law

Landlord Tenant

Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights

Real Estate Law

Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Languages

English: Spoken, Written
Spanish: Written

Certifications

Massachusetts District Court Criminal Defense

Committee for Public Counsel Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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