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Raymond Joseph Kenney, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1958, United States District Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1995.

Background

Kenney, Raymond Joseph was born on August 3, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

AB cum laude, Boston College, 1953. Juris Doctor, Boston College, 1958.

Career

Member firm Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney (and predecessor firms), Boston, since 1958. Instructor law Massachusetts Department Education, University Extension, 1958-1960, Boston University, 1961-1966. Corporator Winchester Savings Bank, since 1973, Winchester Hospital, since 1980.

Lecturer continuing legal education. Member Winchester Finance Committee, 1967-1970, chairman, 1970-1971. Moderator Town of Winchester, 1972-1977.

Chairman Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission, 1975-1977. Member standing committee on civil rules Supreme Judicial Court, 1977—2008. Member time standards committee Massachusetts Superior Court, 1990.

Chairman Massachusetts Clients Security Board, 1984-1987. Director Mount Vernon House, Winchester, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1958, United States District Court 1960, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1969, United States Supreme Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Massachusetts Practice series (West), since 1998, Massachusetts Law Review. Editor-in-chief, 1973-1976. Contributor articles to legal journal.

Membership

Board directors Winchester chapter American Red Cross, 1968-1971. President Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 1980-1983. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (state committeeman 1982-1986), American Bar Foundation, Massachusetts Bar Foundation (president 1984-1988, trustee 1994-1996).

Member American Bar Association (delegate 1976-1978), American Judicature Society (director 1978-1981), New England Bar Association (president 1980-1981), Massachusetts Bar Association (president 1977-1978, founding chairman senior lawyers section 1999-2001), Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (Defense Lawyer of Year 1995), International Association Defense Counsel, Boston College Alumni Association (president 1983-1984, 50th Annual Distinguished Law Alumnus award, 75th Anniversary Law Alumni award).

Connections

Married Claire L. Ducey. Children: Marianne Lordi, Raymond Joseph III, Stephen V., John M.

spouse:
Claire L. Ducey

children:
Marianne Lordi Kenney

Raymond Joseph III Kenney

Stephen V. Kenney

John M. Kenney