Introducing Attorney Jon Karon
Jonathan A. Karon is the founder of Karon Law LLC and has recently joined the KJC Law Firm LLC as Of Counsel. Jon’s practice primarily consists of plaintiff’s personal injury cases and general civil litigation. His active trial practice includes traumatic brain injuries, amusement ride accidents, product liability, and other serious personal injury cases as well as general civil litigation. Renowned as one of the state’s best trial lawyers, Jon’s noteworthy cases include successfully representing a young girl who suffered a tragic head injury due to a defective motor cover on an amusement ride; a young boy who survived a traumatic brain injury but lost all his social skills; a young woman who broke her neck as the result of a defective go kart seat belt; and the surviving family of a wife/mother who lost her life due to an unreasonably dangerous aftermarket snowmobile part.
Jon’s accomplishments outside of the courtroom further emphasize his distinguished reputation. For the past ten years, he has earned a spot on the lists of Massachusetts Super Lawyers® published in Boston Magazine. He currently has the highest professional rating on Avvo – an online directory of lawyers – of Superb. He is a former President of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and current Editor-in-Chief of the MATA Journal. KJC now has both a recent former President and the current president of MATA, our firm’s founder. For five consecutive years, Jon received the President’s Award from the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys for his extraordinary commitment and dedication to the organization.
Throughout his career, Jon has been quoted on legal issues in prominent media outlets such as the New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. With his well-established reputation, Jon is frequently invited to speak to other lawyers about trial practice, personal injury, and traumatic brain injury cases. Jon’s powerful way with words and his ability to advise others translates into other areas of his career. He is an excellent writer, authoring persuasive, and informative blog posts available on his website. Furthermore, Jon is the author of “Smaller Products Liability Cases on a Budget”, published in the November 2015 issue of Trial Magazine. Now residing in Brookline, Jon enjoys giving back to his community. He is a former Brookline School Committee Member and a current Town Meeting Member.
Jon studied at the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree… Go Blue! When he wasn’t buried in books pursuing his degree, Jon fronted two new wave bands as their lead vocalist and outstanding blues harmonica player… luckily we didn’t lose him to the music industry! Jon is a 1986 cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law. During law school, he excelled and earned many prestigious honors such as the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in Constitutional Law studies and being named a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar, a Paul J. Liacos Scholar, and an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar.
What Differentiates Jon?
What makes Attorney Jon Karon different from other lawyers? Outside of his love for skiing more than the average guy in a suit, Jon goes the extra mile to ensure that his clients are heard, respected, and empowered. “I’ll put in the necessary time and effort and advise you whether you are likely to get more by trying or settling your case. The decision will be yours… I can promise that you will receive personal attention, have your calls returned promptly, and your case will be handled in a manner that maximizes your chances of a meaningful recovery.”
A Message From Jon
“I’m thrilled to be joining the KJC team. I’ve known them for years and they practice law the right way, for the right reasons. Like me, they believe that you can’t get a fair shake unless the insurance company knows your lawyer is ready, willing, and able to try your case.”
KJC Law Firm is thrilled to welcome Attorney Jon Karon to the team!
“I had the honor of serving on the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys when Jon was President. Since then, we have worked together professionally on many committees and projects. Jon has the ability to recognize potential issues or problems quickly, to analyze them thoughtfully and to come up with good proposed solutions. I think he will be a great asset to our team.” – Kathy Jo Cook
“Jon is widely recognized as one of Massachusetts’s best trial lawyers with special expertise in brain injury cases. Plus he has a good sense of humor. I look forward to working with him.” – Timothy Wilton
“Jon is one of those rare lawyers that always seems to know the exact thing you need to win. Whether it’s a case, statute, rule, regulation, or any other precedent imaginable, Jon has a knack for finding it. We, and more importantly, our clients, are lucky to have him!” – Ben Duggan
“So excited to have someone of Jon’s caliber join the KJC family!” – Jacki Ryan
“Jon Karon has proven to be an asset to the firm in such a short period of time. I look forward to working with him!” – Diane Kelley