John Hightower is experienced in criminal defense and civl litigation at the State and Federal levels. Whether you've been injured by someone else's negligence, you are being unfairly treated by your landlord, or you need a quarrel with a neighbor settled once and for all, we can help. We will use the same eye for detail to find the nuances of your case that we would use for corporate clients in a "Top 100" law firm.
John Hightower is a product of Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the College of the Holy Cross in Boston, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology. Attorney Hightower received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, where he earned high honors in the Evening Landlord Tenant Program. He also formely held NASD Series 7, 63, and 65 licences. After graduating from law school, Attorney Hightower was a law clerk to the judges of the Connecticut Superior Court in Hartford, CT.
Upon completing his clerkship, he worked for the national law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller, & Ciresi, LLP, for seven years doing civil litigation concerning complex commercial disputes, employment discrimination, intellectual property, breach of contract, and real estate litigation.
Since leaving his large firm practice, Attorney Hightower has been listed in New England Superlawyers Magazine in 2013 and 2014 for his accomplishments in advocating for criminal and civil clients. Attorney Hightower currently practices in various states within the United States. In the past, Attorney Hightower has been selected to serve as a committee member for the following:
• Panelist, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights
• Advisory Board, Huntington Avenue YMCA (2010)
• Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, Section of Litigation Counsel (2010)
• Chelsea, Massachusetts — November 2011 — Two-Day Trial
Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity for Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
• Boston, Massachusetts — November 2011 — Two-Day Trial
Not Guilty for Assault and Battery
• Boston, Massachusetts — October 2011
All Evidence Suppressed and Case Dismissed for Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs
• Brockton, Massachusetts — October 2011 — Two-Day Hearing
Temporary Restraining Denied and Case Dismissed for Landlord in Mold Litigation Lawsuits
• New Hampshire — August 2011
Client Dismissed for $1 Million Lawsuit
• Boston, Massachusetts — February 2011
All Statements and Evidence Suppressed and Case Dismissed When Stabbing Suspect Confesses to Crime