Gina Dines Holness, Esq.

Gina Dines Holness, Esq.

Resume

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Education

CHICAGO-KENT COLLEGE OF LAW, Chicago, IL 1985

  • Juris Doctor, With High Honors.
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Personal Income Tax.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, IL 1981

  • Bachelor of Arts, With High Distinction, Criminal Justice.
  • Honors: Dean’s List, all semesters. James Scholar Recipient.

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, USDC-MA.
  • Illinois and USDC-Northern Illinois.

Presentations & Publications

  • Seminar Presenter, two seminars on VA Disability Benefits to Post-Mobilization Veteran Groups, at Yellow Ribbon Events in Quincy, MA February 2011 and in Burlington, MA March 2011.
  • Seminar Presenter, two seminars on Malpractice Litigation to the National Association of Social Workers, at McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1994 and 1995.
  • Co-author, Medical Drug and Device Liability, presented by John D. Hayes, Esq. on April 11, 1986, at Medical Malpractice Seminar sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association.
  • Co-author, Emotional Distress without Impact, presented by Joseph A. Power, Jr., Esq. at the Fourteenth Annual ITLA Convention, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1986.

Experience

Private Practice, Wellesley, MA (2006-Present)

  • Engaged in start up practice with a focus on representing Veterans before the V.A. and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Greenberg Traurig LLP, Boston, MA (2002-2006)

  • Represented businesses in complex civil and commercial cases involving contract, real property, trusts, and general business disputes, SEC investigations, white collar crime, construction and bankruptcy.
  • Member of core team that spearheaded 2002 clergy abuse litigation involving over 500 representations in Massachusetts as well as representations in other states.

Private Practice & Consulting, Brookline, MA (1998-2001)

  • Consulted to major biomedical corporation on medical device MDL and class action litigation.
  • Practice included representations in medical malpractice, psychological malpractice, employment discrimination, and business disputes.

Spero & Jorgenson, Cambridge, MA (1995-1998)

  • Litigated and tried complex and fact intensive psychological malpractice and personal injury cases.

Long, Racicot & Bourgeois, Boston, MA (1993-1995)

  • Served as staff counsel to AIG on professional malpractice and insurance defense cases.

Illinois Experience Provided Upon Request