Thomas E. Flaws

Legal Administrative Assistant Olivia C. Arasim


Tom is a member of the firm’s Personal Injury Litigation Group. His sole focus is on helping people and families who have suffered life-altering injuries. Tom handles a wide range of personal injury cases, including construction site accidents, motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, product liability claims, negligent security claims, and civil rights cases. Tom’s settlement of $2.91 Million for a construction worker and his family was one of the largest in Massachusetts in 2012. He has additionally recovered $2 Million for another family, and in excess of $100 thousand for many others. Tom was named a Massachusetts “Rising Star” in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury by Boston magazine and Law & Politics every year since 2013. 

Prior to joining Mirick O’Connell, Tom was an associate at the law firm of Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court for New Hampshire
  • New England School of Law JD
  • Nazareth College BA


  • “Personal Injury Litigation during and post-COVID-19,” On Air with Mirick O’Connell legal podcast, May 7, 2020
  • "First Comes The Coronavirus, Then Comes the Litigation,” Mirick O’Connell Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog, April 10, 2020
  • Quoted in “Exotic dancer’s $7.5M settlement doesn’t set treble damages,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 2020)

Professional / Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, former director at large
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • New Hampshire Bar Association

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