Jonathan A. Karon is the founder of Karon Law, LLC. He has a national practice representing the catastrophically injured including cases involving amusement ride accidents, traumatic brain injuries and defective products. His noteworthy cases include successfully representing an eight year old girl who was partially scalped due to a defective motor cover on a Mini-Himalaya amusement ride; a twelve year old boy who lost his social skills due to a traumatic brain injury; an eighteen year old woman who broke her neck due to a defective go kart seatbelt; and the surviving family of a wife and mother killed due to an unreasonably dangerous aftermarket snowmobile part.
Mr. Karon has been invited to speak on a range of topics including traumatic brain injury cases, amusement ride accidents, products liability, trial practice and personal injury law issues by various professional associations, including the American Association for Justice, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA). He was selected for the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 , 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 lists of Massachusetts Super Lawyers® published in Boston Magazine and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers list of the National Trial Lawyers®. He has an Avvo rating of Superb. He received the President’s Award from the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He is the author of “Smaller Products Liability Cases on a Budget” published in the November 2015 issue of Trial Magazine. He has been quoted on legal issues in the New York Times, Boston Globe and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Mr. Karon is a Past-President (2017-2018) of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and is the Editor-in-Chief of the MATA Journal. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the Massachusetts Bar Association. He has served as a Pre-Trial Case Conferencer in the Boston Municipal Court and as a judge for moot court competitions conducted by the Boston University School of Law.
Mr. Karon is a 1986 cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law where he was invited to participate in the Homer S. Albers honors moot court competition and was offered membership on the Probate Law Journal. He received the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in Constitutional Law studies and was designated a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar; a Paul J. Liacos Scholar; and an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar. He was also a member of the Law School’s Trial Advocacy Team.
Mr. Karon is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Michigan, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.