Speaking Events

Attorney Kolpan is an invited speaker at the "Connectionology" program where he will join a prestigious faculty including Attorneys Mark O'Meara and John Romano.  The three day program will take place at the Hotel Warwick in New York City starting on January 8, 2017.

On March 30, 2017, and for the thirtieth time, Attorney Kolpan will co chair the North American Brain Society's Legal Conference, the longest running brain injury legal conference in the United States.  Attorney Kolpan will be joined by nationally renown physicians, providers and other attorneys for a three day intensive seminar on handling brain injury cases.  Attorney Kolpan will also speak on "Direct Examination in Brain Injury Cases"

Attorney Kolpan was an invited speaker to the American Association for Justice's Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 2016.  Attorney Kolpan was one of the featured speakers at the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group's all day seminar.  Attorney Kolpan will be speaking on "Why We Need Third Party Observers at (Defense) TBI Exams."

Attorney Kolpan spoke at the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys' (MATA) Annual Conference on "Anatomy of a Brain Injury Case". MATA is Massachusetts premier plaintiff attorney's organization and is affiliated with the American Association for Justice (AAJ).

Attorney Kolpan was again the Co-Chairman of the North American Brain Injury Society's 29th Annual Legal Conference in Tampa, FL on April 7- 9, 2016.  Attorney Kolpan spoke at this Conference which is the largest legal conference on traumatic brain injury litigation.  Attorney Kolpan's topic was "Case Selection: What Makes Brain Injury Cases So Challenging?"  Attorney Kolpan and Attorney Simon Forgette of Seattle, WA first started the Conference twenty nine years ago under the auspices of the Brain Injury Association of American (formerly the National Head Injury Foundation).

Attorney Kolpan joined colleagues, Attorneys Carmen Durso, Mark Itzkowitz and Jeff Dion (Deputy Director of the Center for Victims of Crime) in an all day seminar, Civil Justice for Victims of Violent Crime in Massachusetts, attended by more than 130 victim advocates.  The seminar was held at Suffolk Law School, Boston, Ma.

Attorney Kolpan  recently presented before the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (Boston) medical residents on "Legal Issues Affecting Rehabilitation Professionals"

Attorney Kolpan recently Chaired the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar on "Brain Injuries."

Attorney Kolpan was again be the Co-Chairman of the North American Brain Injury Society's 26th Annual Legal Conference in New Orleans, LA on September18-21, 2013.  Attorney Kolpan also spoke at this Conference which is the largest legal conference on traumatic brain injury litigation.  Attorney Kolpan and Attorney Simon Forgette of Seattle, WA first started the Conference twenty five years ago under the auspices of the Brain Injury Association of American (formerly the National Head Injury Foundation).

Attorney Kolpan was Chairman of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE's) seminar on Traumatic Brain Injuries and Psychological Disorders.  Attorney Kolpan also presented at this seminar which was held in in Boston, Mass. on June 20, 2013 and broadcast via a webinar.

Attorney Kolpan was a featured speaker at SEAK's Annual Conference, "Advanced IME Training" in Falmouth, Massachusetts on June 28-29, 2012.  Attorney Kolpan pressented a two day workshop on "How to be an Effective Medical Expert Witness".  Attorney Kolpan co-taught the workshop with Attorney James Mangraviti.  Workshop attendees were medical experts from across the country.

"The Catastrophic Brain Injury: Making Sense of the Medicine and the
Economic Damages" at 360 Advocacy Institute's "Medical School for Plaintiff Lawyers", October 24, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV.

Direct Examination of Experts" at North American Brain Injury Society's (NABIS) "24th Annual Medical and Legal Conference on Brain Injury", September 16, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.

"Unique Challenges of Representing a Person With TBI" at American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Annual Meeting, July 10, 2011, in New York City.

Guest Lecturer, Boston Neuropsychological Services, March 29, 2011, Needham, Ma.

"Direct Examination of Experts" at North American Brain Injury Society's (NABIS) "23rd Annual Medical and Legal Conference on Brain Injury", October, 2010 in Minneapolis, MN.

Co-Chairman of the North American Brain Injury Society's (NABIS) "23rd Annual Medical and Legal Conference on Brain Injury", October, 2010 in Minneapolis, MN.

"Handling Traumatic Brain Injury Cases" at the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys' Suburban Meeting, June 17, 2010 in Lexington, Massachusetts.

"Legal Issues for Physicians in Treating Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries", March  23, 2010 Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Mass.

"The Art of Advocacy in Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases" at "Trial Toolbox: Building a Winning Case" sponsored by 360 Advocacy Institute, March 30, 2010, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

"Traumatic Brain Injuries" at "Summiting With the Legends: Insights From Premier Trial Lawyers" sponsored by 360 Advocacy Institute, November 11, 2009, Las Vegas, NV

"Direct Examination of Experts" and "Brain Injury Cases: Past, Present and Future" at North American Brain Injury Society's (NABIS) Medical and Legal Conference, October, 2009, Austin, TX

Co-Chairman of the North American Brain Injury Society's (NABIS) "22nd Annual Medical and Legal Conference on Brain Injury", October, 2009 in Austin, TX.

"Sports Concussions: Liability for Return to Play Decisions" at the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts' Sports Concussion Conference, Westboro, Massachusetts, October 30, 2008.

"Law School for Physicians", sponsored by SEAK, August 16 to August 17, 2008 in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

"Deposition Practice for Medical Experts" sponsored by SEAK, June 18, 2008, Hyannis, Massachusetts.

"Medical Malpractice", Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, May 19, 2008, Orlando, FL.

Co-Chairman of 2007 Brain Injury Conference of the Americas sponsored by the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), September, 2007, San Antonio, TX.

"Being an Effective Expert Witness and the Who, What, Where, Why of Brain Injury Litigation" at the Brain Injury Conference of the Americas sponsored by the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), September, 2007, San Antonio, TX.

"Sports Concussion: Legal Risks and Liabilities at the Sports Concussion Conference sponsored the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association, October 30, 2007, Marlborough, Massachusetts

Attorney Kolpan was recently interviewed on Legal Talk Network Radio, along with Arlene Korab, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Listen to Boston attorney Kenneth Kolpan talk about litigating a traumatic brain injury case.


"Brain Injuries and Psychological Disorders" at the MCLE Annual Personal Injury Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 25, 2007.

"Sports Concussion: Legal Risks and Liabilities" at the Sports Concussion Conference sponsored by the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association, October 24, 2006, Marlborough, Massachusetts

Co-Chairman of 2006 Brain Injury Conference of the Americas sponsored by the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), September, 2006.

"Being an Effective Expert Witness and the Who, What, Where, Why of Brain Injury Litigation" at the Brain Injury Conference of the Americas sponsored by the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), September, 2006

"Direct Examination of the Expert in a Brain Injury Case" at the Brain Injury Conference of the Americas sponsored by the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), September, 2006.