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Hermes Netburn Attorney, Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Receives Awards from Two Defense Bar Associations

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Hermes Netburn Attorney, Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Receives Awards from Two Defense Bar Associations


(Boston, MA.  May 21, 2012) – Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., a products liability and civil litigation attorney and shareholder at Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing received two awards at the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association’s Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar in Boston, MA. As President of the Association for 2011-2012, Tony received from the organization an award for his “Outstanding Leadership and Dedication.” In addition, Tony was presented with an Exceptional Performance Citation from the Defense Research Institute “For having supported and improved the standards and education of the defense bar, and for having contributed to the improvement of the administration of justice in the public interest.”

In his practice, Tony Sbarra defends product manufacturers, insurers and others in complex product liability, toxic tort, asbestos, bad faith/consumer protection, automobile and general liability matters. Tony has tried to verdict over thirty Superior Court cases and has arbitrated and mediated hundreds of others.

The Massachusetts Defense Lawyers’ Association is a voluntary association of trial lawyers who defend corporations, individuals and insurance companies in civil lawsuits. The purpose of the Association is to improve the administration of justice, legal education, and professional standards and to promote collegiality and civility among all members of the bar.

DRI is the international membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation and is committed to enhancing the skills, effectiveness, and professionalism of defense lawyers; anticipating and addressing issues germane to defense lawyers and the civil justice system; promoting appreciation of the role of the defense lawyer; and improving the civil justice system and preserving the civil jury.