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James M Campbell

James M Campbell

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President of the law firm of Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy Professional Corporation, focuses his practice on civil litigation and the defense of catastrophic product liability, toxic tort, medical device, pharmaceutical and negligence matters throughout the United States. One of the firm's principal trial attorneys, he is responsible for supervising and coordinating litigation for the firm throughout New England and other regions of the country. Mr. Campbell has tried cases in 15 different states; he has tried over 75 cases to verdict.


 


Mr. Campbell graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1983 and from Boston College, magna cum laude, in 1980. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, Maine, Florida and New Hampshire, the federal of Connecticut, Vermont, the First and Eleventh Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.


 


Mr. Campbell is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on the Technology Committee. He is the Immediate Past President and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He was the Director of the 2005 IADC Trial Academy and served on the faculty of the 1997 IADC Trial Academy. Mr. Campbell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, serves on its National Board of Directors, and is a past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of ABOTA. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute's Board of Directors and a former member of the steering committees of DRI's Products Liability Committee and Trial Tactics Committee. Mr. Campbell previously served as the Director of the ABA TIPS 2003 Trial Academy and faculty member for the 2001 Trial Academy. Mr. Campbell is also a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Association of Defense Trial Lawyers and a former president of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association.


 


Mr. Campbell is the co-author of a Defense Research Institute monograph regarding the duty to warn and authored a chapter concerning the discoverability of post-accident design changes in product liability actions for the DRI's Pre-Trial Handbook. As an editor and contributing author, he assisted in producing two chapters for the DRI's 50 state compendium of defenses to product liability cases. He has lectured on products liability at numerous national seminars and before trade associations.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Personal Injury: 100%

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Contact Info

Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy

One Constitutional Plaza
Third Floor
Boston, MA, 02129-2025

1 Constitution Plz Fl 3FLR
Boston, Massachusetts, 021292025

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MEActive198707/14/2015
NHAuthorized to practice law198608/11/2010
FLMember in Good Standing198505/07/2015
MAActive198304/17/2015
CTInactive199509/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers in America2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Product LiabilityChambers USA2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentCampbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy1983 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselPast President2010 - 2011
International Association of Defense CounselPresident2009 - 2010
International Association of Defense CounselBoard of Directors2005 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates, Massachusetts ChapterPresident2002 - Present
International Association of Defense Counsel, Aviation and Space Law CommitteeVice-Chair2001 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts ChapterExecutive Committee1994 - 1996
Defense Research InstituteBoard of Directors1994 - 1997
International Association of Defense Counsel, Aviation and Space Law CommitteeVice-Chair1993 - 1996
Massachusetts Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident1993 - 1994
Defense Research Institute, Steering CommitteeMember1988 - Present
Defense Research Institute, Products Liability CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
New Hampshire Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, International CommitteeVice-ChairN/A
Massachusetts Bar FoundationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Products, General Liability and Consumer Law CommitteeVice-ChairN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesBoard of GovernorsN/A
Association of Defense Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Boston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Kathleen A. Morin, Administratrix of the Estate of Geraldina M. Medeiros v. A.F. German Co., Inc., et al, C.A. No.: 05-4504Automobile and Truck Manufacturers Awarded Summary

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
International Association of Defense Counsel, Aviation and Space Law Committee NewsletterAlleged Improper Handling of In-Flight Medical Emergencies: A Cognizable Claim Under the Warsaw Convention?2002
International Association of Defense Counsel, Aviation and Space Law Committee NewsletterAsserting Claims for Sexual Assault Under the Warsaw Convention2000
Defense Research Institute, Pre-Trial HandbookDiscoverability of Post-Accident Design Changes in Product Liability ActionsN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mid-Year MeetingEffective Use of PowerPoint at Trial2002
Damages SeminarLost Opportunity: Sudden Cardiac Death2002
Products Liability ConferenceDefense of Non-Manufacturers, Defending Dealers, Retailers, Lessors and Distributors1999
Products Liability SeminarTurncoat' Witnesses1998
Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability LitigationDefending the Airbag Case: Some Pre-Trial Planning, Strategies and Tactics1998
Annual MeetingIssues Management in the Global Economy Communications Strategy1998