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James S Bolan

James S Bolan

Practice areas:

Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Litigation, Probate

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Licensed since 1973

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 75%
    4 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    4 years
  3. Probate: 5%
    4 years

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Contact Info

Brecher, Wyner, Simons, Fox & Bolan

100 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA, 02459-3242

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive197504/17/2015
MONot authorized to practice-Administrative197301/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2010
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2009
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2008
Super LawyerBoston Magazine2007
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2006
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2005
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2004
Massachusetts Super Lawyer Top 100Boston Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersPresident2001 - 2002
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersPresident-Elect2000 - 2001
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersSecretary1999 - 2000
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersTreasurer1998 - 1999
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersDirector1996 - 1998
Association of Professional Responsibility LawyersFounding Member1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationFellowN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education New EnglandEthics Commentary - Health Law Manual2004
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education New EnglandThe New Rules of Professional Conduct: The Impact on Ethical Practice in Massachusetts1998
Massachusetts Bar JournalRepresenting a Respondent Before the Board of Bar Overseers1994
Boston Bar JournalPractice Before the Board of Registration in Medicine1994
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education New EnglandEthical Lawyering in Massachusetts1992
Lexis Nexis/Butterworths, Tuoni, G. EditorMassachusetts Attorney Conduct Manual1992

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Trinity CollegeN/AN/A1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Suffolk Law School Advanced Legal StudiesAvoiding Pitfalls in Starting and Running a Law Practice2010
Boston University Law School ClassLegal Malpractice2008
MCLE WebcastEthics in Negotiation2006
MBA Annual MeetingEthics and Malpractice2006
REBA Annual ConferenceEthics in Negotiation2005
APRL ConferenceMisdelivered Documents: Fair Game for Adverse Counsel1993
National Legal Malpractice ConferenceThe Hazards of Multi-Jurisdictional Practice: Avoiding Disciplinary Sanctions, Fee Forfeitures, and Legal Malpractice Claims.N/A
APRL/Fudan University Law School, Shanghai, China Shanghai ConferenceConflicts of Interest and Fiduciary DutyN/A
APRL/Fudan University Law School Shanghai, China ConferenceDuties to the Courts, Other Persons, and the Legal ProfessionN/A
APRL ConferenceI See Your Face Before Me: The Ethics, Practicalities, and Pitfalls of Electronic Networking (a/k/a Marketing) and Virtual Lives;N/A
APRL ConferenceYou Can Run, but You Can't Hide: Epic Encounters/Elusive Ethics in Electronic DiscoveryN/A
APRL ConferenceEthics of Judicial Elections in the Context of Regulation, Free Speech, Impartiality and Independence: Point and Counterpoint:N/A
APRL ConferenceTruth and Consequences: Negotiation EthicsN/A
APRL ConferenceTechnological Advances in Ethics ResearchN/A
APRL ConferenceWhen Is a License Not a License? Applying MJP Principles to Federal PracticeN/A
APRL ConferenceConflicts and Other Issues for Lawyers with Ancillary BusinessesN/A
APRL ConferenceManaging the Lone Wolf and Other Partner ProblemsN/A
APRL ConferenceCross-Boundary Advertising: Impossibility of Performance?N/A
APRL ConferenceFee and Profit Sharing with Non-Lawyers: The Evolving Definition of the Independence of Counsel;N/A
APRL ConferenceOpinions of Counsel: The Ways and Means.N/A
APRL ConferenceSafeguarding Client Funds for Non-Clients: Who Must the Lawyer Protect?N/A
APRL ConferenceThe Rise of "Private Citizen" Discipline and the Demise of DR 1-102(A)(6): A Mystery in Two Parts.N/A
APRL ConferenceTo Preclude or Not to Preclude: Should a Lawyer Have Two Bites at the Apple Before Being Thrown Out of the Garden? Or, what is the appropriate use of fact or issue preclusion in disciplinary proceedings?N/A
ALI/ABALegal Problems in Museum Administration-Attorney Client Privilege for In-House CounselN/A