John Koury, Esq.
John B. Koury is a founding member of Upper Charles Law Group, LLC. Attorney Koury represents clients in a range of civil and criminal cases including employment law, wrongful termination, wage act, and criminal defense. As part of UCLG’s employment law group, Attorney Koury works with clients to assert their rights as guaranteed by Massachusetts and Federal laws in the workplace. Attorney Koury also stands up for wrongfully terminated clients by filing suit against employers who violate Federal and Massachusetts laws. Attorney Koury has advocated for clients’ rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Family & Medical Leave Act, M.G.L. c. 151B, and Massachusetts Wage and Overtime Laws.
Attorney Koury has litigated cases before the Federal Court in Boston, Massachusetts Superior and District Courts, Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts, and Massachusetts agencies like the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Attorney Koury has successfully tried jury trials in the Federal and Superior Courts. He has also successfully tried cases before judges in the District Court and Probate and Family court.
Before founding Upper Charles Law Group, LLC, Attorney Koury worked as a Law Fellow for Veterans Legal Services in Boston. There, he represented low income and homeless veterans in Probate and Family Court and in other civil law cases.
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2015
Colby College, B.A., 2009
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2017
Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce