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Shawn P. O’Rourke

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation


Shawn O'Rourke has extensive trial experience in Superior, District, Probate, and Housing Courts. He has successfully settled, mediated, arbitrated, or brought to trial numerous complex cases. Mr. O'Rourke's areas of practice include personal injury litigation, wrongful death cases, construction litigation, medical and professional malpractice, real estate litigation, business litigation, probate litigation, landlord/tenant litigation (evictions), mediation and arbitration. Mr. O'Rourke is licensed in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He is fluent in Spanish. 


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Boston Latin School
    • 1984
  • Stonehill College
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer

Classes & Seminars

  • “Small Business Capital Quest”, Panel Moderator, Smaller Business Association of New England, 03/18/2010
  • “Home Improvement Contractor Act”, Banker and Tradesman, 05/14/2007
  • “Medical Malpractice Issues”, Guest Lecturer
  • “Healthcare Policy", Stonehill College

Professional Associations

  • Smaller Business Association of New England, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee, 2006 to 2011
  • Saint Agnes Parish of Arlington, Finance Committee
  • Middlesex County Superior Court, Volunteer Conciliator
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member