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Hermes Netburn Attorney, John R. Felice, Presents at MDLA Spring Seminar & Annual Meeting

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(Boston, MA. – June 23, 2015) John R. Felice, a shareholder at Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C., presented at The Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association Spring Seminar and Annual Meeting on May 29, 2015 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel.

The packed educational program included leaders across the bar.  John Felice served as a panelist for a discussion on legal malpractice and ethics, including a discussion of RFF Family Partnership and impending changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct.  Other panelists included Thomas Peisch (Conn Kavanaugh), Russell Pollock (Bergstresser & Pollock), Warren Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald Dispute Resolution) and Jeffrey Woolf (Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers).

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 MassDLA is to improve the administration of justice, legal education, and professional standards and to promote collegiality and civility among all members of the bar. To learn more, please visit

John R. Felice is a shareholder of Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C. who has substantial experience representing insurers, insurance claim administrators, and other stakeholders in connection with complex insurance coverage matters involving toxic tort, asbestos, fidelity, bad faith, products liability, general liability, professional liability, directors and officers liability, sexual abuse and other claims. His wide-ranging experience also includes representing manufacturers and distributors of asbestos-containing products in toxic tort cases pending in multiple jurisdictions. He is a longtime member of the Board of Directors for the MassDLA.