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Steven P Sabra

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Car Accidents
  • Criminal Defense

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • American Arbitration Association for Accident Claims, Arbitrator
  • Fall River Line Pier, Inc., Past President
  • Fall River Port Authority, Past President


  • English
  • Portuguese

Published Works

  • Evaluation Of Damages, Personal Injury Basics, From A-Z, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., April, 1991


With more than 25 years of experience, Attorney Steven P. Sabra concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury law, workers' compensation, criminal defense and wills and estates. He is a past president of both the Fall River Bar Association and the Bristol County Bar Association and is a current member of its Executive Committee. Attorney Sabra was appointed by the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court to a four-year term as a member of the Board of Bar Overseers. He is also a lecturer in personal injury law and trial practice for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and the Massachusetts Bar Association and is an arbitrator of the American Arbitration Association for accident claims. Attorney Sabra is a member of the Southeastern Regional Committee of the Judicial Nominating Council. He was elected as a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and was a regional delegate to the Board of Delegates of the Massachusetts Bar Association from 1997 to 2000. He is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the President’s Club of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and American Bar Association. He is a corporator of the Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank, and a past president of Fall River Line Pier, Inc. and the Fall River Port Authority.


Attorney Steven Sabra was presented the St. Thomas More Distinguished Attorney Award at the Red Mass on October 2, 2021. The Red Mass commemorates the start of the U.S. Supreme Court session and serves as a reminder for those involved in the justice system to serve the public by promoting social justice and fairness throughout the court system.  


Professional Associations

  • Fall River Bar Association, Past President, 1987 to 1988
  • Bristol County Bar Association, Past President
  • Bristol County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1991
  • Fall River $.5 Savings Bank, Corporator, 1987
  • Fall River Bar Association, Current Member, Executive Committee
  • Bristol County Bar Association, Current Member, Executive Committee
  • Judicial Nominating Council, Member, Southeastern Regional Committee
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Regional Delegate, Board of Delegates, 1997 to 2000
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • President’s Club of the American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Radio Station WSAR 1480 AM – “Law Talk” (1999 – present)
  • Town of Somerset Advisory and Finance Committee – (2011 – present)
  • Screening Committee for Somerset Police Chief – 2014
  • Screening Committee for Somerset Town Administrator – 2007
  • St. Thomas More Church – Eucharistic Minister
  • Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank – Corporator (1987 to present)
  • Fall River Port Authority – Chairman (1992 to 1995)
  • Fall River Line Pier, Inc. – President (1992 to 1995)


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985


  • Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Massachusetts Lawyer Weekly (2009) as a “Power Lawyer”

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Personal Injury Law and Trial Practice, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Personal Injury Law and Trial Practice, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • How to Apply for a Judgeship: The Judicial Selection Process – panelist – June 11, 2009
  • Lorman Education Services – Worker’s Compensation in Massachusetts – panelist and prepared written materials – May 24, 2006 and May 6, 2008
  • Massachusetts Bar Association – How to Try a Civil Remand Case – Program Chair – September 29, 1999
  • Fall River Bar Association – Board of Bar Overseers – panelist – March, 1998 and May 16, 2001
  • Southern New England School of Law – Negotiating Skills – panelist – April 25, 1998
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Setting and Collecting Fees – panelist and prepared written materials – March 22, 1997
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Insurance Coverage Issues in Automobile Cases – panelist and prepared written materials – January 18, 1995
  • Bristol County Bar Association – Personal Injury Law – Panelist and prepared written materials – January 19, 1994
  • MCLE – Personal Injury Basics – Panelist and prepared written materials – April 27, 1991