Roger J. Brunelle

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Serious Personal Injury Matters


Mr. Brunelle, who has practiced law in Worcester for over forty years, is frequently invited by the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education to lecture on topics related to his field of practice. In addition, Mr. Brunelle has served as an Advisor to law students in Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Program.

Active in the community he serves, Mr. Brunelle is the Town Moderator of the Town of Paxton, and has served as a Director of the Master Singers of Worcester, a Trustee of the Richards Memorial Library, a member of the Paxton Historic District Commission, a director of Big Brothers, Big Sister of Worcester and as a member of many other charitable or municipal organizations.

Attorney Brunelle received his B.A., Summa Cum Laude, from Assumption College in 1973 and earned his J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from Boston College Law School in 1976. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mr. Brunelle has received a Peer Review Rating of “AV Preeminent” from Martindale-Hubbell® .

Attorney Brunelle has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation every year since 2010.  In 2015, he was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” for Worcester.

He is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers-Top 100 Trial Lawyers, a lifetime charter member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, and a member of The National Association of Distinguished Counsel-Nation’s Top One Percent.
He has been selected to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers® list every year since 2010.

Mr. Brunelle’s administrative assistant is Nicole LeBlanc, 508-809-4475.


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. – 1976
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Assumption College
    • B.A. – 1973
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation
  • Peer Review Rating of “AV Preeminent” from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Strathmore’s “Who’s Who”
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top, 100 Trial Lawyers, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Master Singers of Worcester, Director
  • Richards Memorial Library, Trustee
  • Paxton Local Historic District Commission, Member
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Worcester, Former Director
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Life Member
  • Paxton, Town Moderator

Past Positions

  • Fletcher, Tilton & Whipple, P.C.

Professional Associations

  • Worcester County Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member

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    We're Joining Tetzel Law!

    We are excited to let you know that effective January 1, 2024, Attorneys Kevin Donius and Roger Brunelle of Sbrogna, Brunelle & Donius, LLP, along with our paralegals Nicole LeBlanc and Denise Geoghan, have joined forces with Tetzel Law, a Boston based firm specializing in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and abuse, and construction accidents.  We encourage you to visit Tetzel Law’s website at to learn more about the firm.  With Tetzel Law, we now have offices in Boston, Worcester, Woburn and Hingham.

    For existing clients, you may still reach us at the same phone numbers previously provided or call us at Tetzel Law directly at 617-742-1700.  Further, while we still have our existing emails, any new emails should be sent to the following email addresses:

    Kevin Donius:

    Roger Brunelle:

    Nicole LeBlance:

    Denise Geoghan:

    We look forward to continuing our representation of injured individuals throughout Massachusetts with Tetzel Law.

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