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Peter C. Kober

Of Counsel


Peter C. Kober is of counsel to Murphy & Riley, P.C. Peter has tried cases and argued appeals, in cases involving general liability (automobile, premises liability, liquor liability and construction), employment contract and employment discrimination, product liability, “toxic torts”, professional malpractice, and insurance coverage and “bad faith” issues, as well as involving commercial disputes, in Massachusetts for more than 30 years. He has also appeared as counsel pro hac vice in cases in state courts in New Hampshire and Rhode Island and in federal courts in New Hampshire, Maine, the District of Columbia and the Middle District of Florida.  

Practice Areas
  • Professional Liability – Medical and Legal

  • Construction Litigation

  • Insurance Defense Litigation

  • Insurance Coverage

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts, New York

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Southern District of New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, Second Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • University of Denver, B.A. (cum laude), 1973

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Memberships
  • Defense Research Institute

Legal Publications
  •  “The Socratic Method on Trial: Are Law Schools a Failure?”, 85 Case & Comment, No. 1, 26, 1980;

  •  “The Case of the ‘Wife After Death’: Reflections on the Admissibility of Evidence of Remarriage Under the Massachusetts Wrongful Death Statute,” 15 New England Law Review 227, 1980;

  • “Intra-Family Immunity, Product Liability and the Child Plaintiff: A Modest Proposal,” 24 Boston Bar Journal No. 9, 5, 1980;

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