Jude Evan Kerrison


Attorney at Law - Member Rhode Island and Massachusetts Bars

Born in Limerick, Ireland, Jude E. Kerrison, Esq., graduated from Boston College in 2003 with a Bachelor's Degree in business management. He later attended Roger Williams University Law School where he received his law degree in 2008, in the process earning a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement in the Study of Law and Medicine.

Jude is a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Bars as well as admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Jude is also a member of the Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Newport County Bar Association and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Jude handles personal injury cases and workers' compensation cases in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Jude has represented victims in catastrophic injuries, brain injuries, car accidents, pedestrian collisions and slip and fall injuries. He has obtained successful outcomes and settled many types of workers' compensation cases from lifting injury and slip-and-fall injury cases to more complex cases, including death cases, occupational disease cases, stress cases, amputations, crush injuries and flow from injury cases. Jude is a patient, dedicated and thorough attorney who takes the time to explain the workers' compensation process, and works with his clients to achieve the best outcome for his clients and their families.

Jude has been selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Litigation lawyers. He has been named one of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and has been rated one of the 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in the Workers' Compensation Law Division by the American Institute of Legal Counsel

Jude has served as a Volunteer Performance Judge for the Rhode Island Legal Education Partnership Mock Trial Tournament and has been a presenter for the YES-RI (Young Employee Safety) program.

In his personal time, Jude enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He also enjoys playing rugby and is a member and past Captain of the Newport Rugby Club. He also volunteers with the Middletown Little League and enjoys coaching his children's teams.


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island - 2008
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement in the Study of Law and Medicine
  • Boston College - 2003
    • Major: Business Management

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), Member
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • Newport County Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Performance Judge, Rhode Island Legal/Education Partnership Mock Trial Tournament
  • YES-RI (Young Employee Safety Rhode Island) - Legal Expert Presenter
  • Member, Newport Rugby Club
  • Newport County YRFC's Youth Rugby Program

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  • “Friendly, thorough, and knowledgeable.”

    Jude was great to work with for my daughter's worker's compensation case. He was friendly, thorough, and knowledgeable. We really appreciate his kindness and all of his help. I would recommend Karns & Kerrison and especially Jude to anyone looking for a lawyer.

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