About Us

At Houlihan Law we take pride in helping our clients recover physically, mentally, and monetarily following an injury. We aim to get the best results for our clients, as quickly as possible. Contact us today for a free case consultation.


Notable Past Results

Car Accident with Bus
Former emergency room technician suffered debilitating injuries in an accident between a passenger car and a bus that failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic.
Trip & Fall in a Business Park
Family caretaker sustained life-altering injuries after tripping and falling in a business park as a result of a sidewalk that had fallen into disrepair.
Car Accident with Truck
Home health nurse on her way to visit a patient experienced a whiplash injury after her car was rear-ended by a truck.

Why New Englanders Choose Houlihan Law:

Injury IS Personal
- Your Situation is Unique

The facts and circumstances behind every injury are unique, and Houlihan Law understands this. We genuinely care about our clients’ cases and always will. We are passionate about helping people recover after tragic incidents and in their most desperate times of need.

Real New England Attorneys - Real Results

With offices in Boston and Portland, our experienced attorneys handle various types of cases all over the New England area. Whether injured in a retail store in Maine, a business park in New Hampshire, or a car accident in Massachusetts, we at Houlihan law help the great people of New England win.

Defense-Minded Prosecution
- Knowing Both Sides of an Injury Case

When it comes to your injury case, Attorney Michael Houlihan has seen it all, having spent the first half of his career working for large corporations in their defense of claims. With over 10 years of experience on the “big company” side, Houlihan Law knows their tactics and is not intimidated by them. We can anticipate the positions and defenses the insurance companies will take and we will calculate ways to address them when presenting your case.

Our Team


"I have known Michael Houlihan for more than 10 years and gotten to know him very well both personally and professionally. Michael is one of the most responsive people I have worked with and has tremendous integrity. His attention to detail and preparedness is invaluable and I would highly recommend Houlihan Law to anyone in need of their services."

Luciana Lourenço
Software Developer at Squarespace

" Michael Houlihan and I worked together for over seven years on numerous civil cases, including premises and general liability. Time and time again, Michael showed that he was an excellent litigator who was dedicated, hardworking, ambitious and conscientious about his work. He quickly identifies the critical issues and focuses on an efficient plan to vigorously and effectively represent his clients. He has outstanding legal, analytical, research, interpersonal, writing and communication skills. Bottom line, Michael is the type of lawyer you want to represent you when it’s necessary. Without question, I highly recommend Michael as an attorney."

Paul McIver
Software Developer at Squarespace

"Michael is as skilled and reliable as they come. He took the time to understand my situation and needs and was thorough and methodical in his approach. His attention to detail and vigilance kept me feeling confident throughout the entire process. I highly recommend Michael to anyone seeking an attentive and collaborative attorney."

Madeleine Warren
Software Developer at Squarespace

“Michael Houlihan has proven time and time again to be an invaluable resource. His professionalism, focus, and responsiveness are unparalleled and I would highly recommend Michael to anyone seeking these attributes in their attorney. He is well versed in many facets of the legal tapestry and shows great resolve regardless of the intricacies presented.”

Scott Accorsini
Software Developer at Squarespace

“Attorney Houlihan has so many positive attributes. I’ve had complete confidence in his handling of my case. From the get-go, he took immediate steps to memorialize the necessary details to move toward a successful recovery for me. He is thorough and extremely knowledgeable. He has kept me informed throughout. I am impressed by his perseverance and professionalism. So grateful to have him in my corner!”

Lisa McDonald
Software Developer at Squarespace

“I have had the pleasure of not only going against Michael on opposite sides of cases, but also being his work colleague for over three years. In both circumstances, Michael showed an impressive grasp of the law and an exceptional ability to apply the facts of his case to the law. Not only that, Michael’s ability to clearly articulate a client’s position to the court is second to none. I could not recommend a better attorney to represent a client.”

Steve Long
Software Developer at Squarespace

“Michael Houlihan and I have worked together on multiple cases over the past ten years. Michael has an outstanding ability to identify core issues, research applicable law, and coordinate necessary investigations on a wide variety of legal matters. These skills combined with his keen insight on how best to present his client’s case, make him an excellent negotiator and litigator. Thorough and tenacious, Michael is a lawyer you will want on your side."

Peter McElroy
Software Developer at Squarespace

“Working with Michael Houlihan was a pleasure. He is professional and confident, and his capable demeanor helped to resolve my issue successfully and timely. Michael kept in regular communication and did a thorough job explaining every detail of the process with patience and kindness. I would highly recommend Houlihan Law for their caring attitude and for their experience, diligence, and overall approach to success.”

Ashley Geraghty
Software Developer at Squarespace

Frequently asked questions

What’s a New England Personal Injury attorney?

A New England personal injury lawyer represents individuals who have been injured by other people’s negligence. With a New England personal injury attorney, people who have been injured or who have lost a loved one are more likely to recover from those losses, which could include medical costs, lost wages, and other damages. 

What kind of cases do New England personal Injury attorneys handle?

New England personal injury attorneys often handle cases that involve an accident. This could include car accidents, truck accidents, slip & falls, and accidents from dangerous products. In most instances, there is a situation where someone is injured due to another party’s negligence, poor judgment, or recklessness. 

What if I can’t afford a New England personal Injury lawyer?

New England personal injury lawyers generally take cases on a contingency fee basis, which essentially means the client only pays if we are successful in the case. Set up a free consultation today to learn more about contingency pricing and how we only get paid after you get paid. 

How much is my New England personal injury case worth?

The case amounts vary but generally depend on the losses you’ve suffered as a result of your injuries, as well as how severe the injuries are. Typically, the total value of your medical bills, lost wages, lost future income, and future treatment costs will make up at least some of your case’s worth. To get more information, and start to determine the value of your personal injury claim, please reach out and schedule your free case consultation. 

Why hire a New England injury lawyer prepared to take a case to trial?

Having a New England injury attorney who tries cases offers plaintiffs more leverage during settlement negotiations. At Houlihan Law, every case is analyzed with the possibility of trial in mind. Every fact and detail is considered as to how it may play out in front of a judge or jury. If a satisfactory settlement is not obtained prior to trial, we are prepared to seek a judgment in your favor.