Merrigan, Hon. Thomas T. (Ret)
Hon. Thomas Merrigan is an accomplished legal professional and respected trial Judge with over twelve years on the bench and 24 years of experience in private practice as a trial and appellate lawyer.
While in private practice, he represented innumerable individuals and businesses on both sides of civil litigation. Later, while on the bench, he was recognized with the Warren Burger Award for the Trial Court Judge of the year in the year 2000.
As presiding Justice of the Orange District Court, from 1992-2002, he was also honored to sit on the Appelate division of the district court. Since retiring from the bench, Judge Merrigan has tried cases at Rawson, Merrigan and Litner, LLP, a personal injury firm in Boston. In addition to three terms on the Governor’s Council, he also served as Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for Easton Bell Sports where he supervised extensive product liability litigation.
Judge Merrigan has continued to keep abreast of the latest developments in Law and ADR, he has studied at Harvard, MIT and various schools offering programs on dispute resolution. He recently relocated from Western Mass to Falmouth and is available to hear cases from Boston to the South shore and the Cape area.