SCOTT M. HEIDORN - A Rising Star and Leader among his Peers

Scott M. Heidorn focuses his practice on complex professional liability claims, including legal and medical malpractice. He has been trial counsel in a number of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.
Scott is involved in a number of local and national bar associations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association. He is a past Chairman of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service Committee. Pursuing his passion for educating young attorneys, Scott has taught a number of continuing legal education courses through MCLE and the MBA.
During law school at Northeastern University, Scott completed a number of internships, including a judicial internship for the Honorable Raymond Brassard of the Massachusetts Superior Court, and for the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office, as well as two internships for civil litigation firms in Boston.
After graduating from law school Scott practiced for seven years at one of Boston's premier trial firms.
An avid athlete, in his spare time Scott enjoys playing and watching sports of all kinds.
Orthopedic Surgeon sued after ACL operation
Cataract surgery sparks suit
Claim filed after laparoscopic surgery
Psychiatrist sued after patient commits suicide
Large law firm sued for negligence during large corporate transaction
Action against Plastic Surgeon following "tummy tuck" procedure
Wrongful Death case against Nurses for failing to provide adequate fall protection
Oncologist sued after radiation treatment
Neurosurgeon sued for failure to timely perform spine surgery
Provisions of the Health Payment Reform Act Affecting Medical Malpractice Litigation, Bar Boston Association Professional Liability Committee, January 25, 2013
Issues with the Social Host Law, Fox News Boston interview, June 9, 2010
Navigating Bar Associations, Speaker on Legal Talk Network, July 26, 2011
Fee Arrangements and How Attorneys Get Themselves into Trouble, BBA Professional Liability Committee Presentation, Boston Bar Association, 2011
Deposition Practice, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012
Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Law School Program, Southern NE School of Law, 2009
Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Law School Program, Western New England University School of Law, 2009
How To Get and Keep a Job, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008
Social Networking for Attorneys, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008
Punitive Damages in Commercial Transportation, A State by State Summary (Massachusetts Section), Tort Trial & Insurance Practice ("TIPS"), 2007
Be A Parent Not A Pal, (Social Host Liability Presentations), various presentations throughout the state, 2010 - 2011
American Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • Chair, 2011 Secretary, 2009 - 2010 Board of Directors, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Lawyer Referral Service Committee 2010-2012
Super Lawyer Rising Star in Massachusetts in 2007 and 2009
Legal Malpractice Medical Malpractice Professional Liability
Massachusetts (State and Federal)
1997, B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, CT
2004, J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
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