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Kenneth I. Kolpan
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Phone: 617.426.2558

26 Lillian Way
Wayland, Massachusetts 01778

Kenneth I. Kolpan, a Boston attorney for 49 years, has handled several hundred brain injury cases, including many involving hard to detect injuries to the brain. With years of experience working at two Boston area teaching hospitals learning about the medical aspects of serious injury cases, Attorney Kolpan has handled products cases, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, motor vehicle collisions, sports related incidents and other personal injury cases involving traumatic brain injuries, amputation, death, paralysis and other serious injuries.

Attorney Kolpan has recently been selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers magazine featuring the top 5% of attorneys in New England. Attorney Kolpan has also been designated a Massachusetts Super Lawyer for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. He has also been designated a New England Super Lawyer in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Attorney Kolpan was featured in the New England Youth Concussion Forum on May 8, 2014.

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Mr. Kolpan is the Immediate Past President of the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Prior to his election, Mr. Kolpan was a member of the Board of Directors, the former Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association for several years. Attorney Kolpan currently serves on the Board of the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association.

Attorney Kolpan was an Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine, where he taught Law and Medicine to first year medical students, at the Tufts University School of Medicine and has been Co-Chairperson of the North American Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Conference for the last 35 years. He was also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Trauma Rehabilitation where he served as Medical Legal Editor for 12 years.

Attorney Kolpan is on the Executive Board of the American Association for Justice's  (AAJ) Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation) (TBILG where he serves as Liason to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA).

For the last 26 years, Attorney Kolpan has received an AV rating from his peers, the highest rating available, according to the legal publication Martindale Hubbell. Attorney Kolpan has chaired and presented programs to Massachusetts attorneys sponsored by the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education association. Attorney Kolpan has presented at numerous national and international lawyers conferences.


J.D., Boston College Law School, 1972

B.A., University of Rochester, 1968
Gold Key Honor Society

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Massachusetts, 1972
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Association for Justice
Member Since: 1985

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Member Since: 1986

Massachusetts Bar Association
Member Since: 1986