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I am a trial lawyer with 30 years experience in trying business and personal injury cases. The driving force behind our firm is a commitment to providing attentive personal service to our clients and producing legal work of the highest quality. We also act as corporate counsel to many small and medium size businesses.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    32 years
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%



Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Law Offices of Bruce A. Bierhans (Main Office)

540 Main St. Suite 17
Hyannis, MA, 02601

Law Offices of Bruce A. Bierhans, LLC

1580 Rte 6
Wellfleet, MA, 02667

Law Offices of Bruce A. Bierhans, LLC

EASTON, MA, 02375



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Rated Preeminent Since 1988Martindale-Hubbell2013
List of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerOwner at Law Office Bruce A. Bierhans LLC1997 - Present
Volunteer Mediator/Norfolk Superior CourtMassachusetts Superior Court1991 - 1994
PartnerLaw Offices1987 - 1997
AssociateLaw Offices1982 - 1987
Senate Comittee Staff AideMassachusetts Senate1976 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysRegional Governor, Cape Cod and Islands2013 - Present
Town of WellfleetTown Moderator2011 - Present
Wellfleet harbor Actors Theater (WHAT)President2011 - Present
Payomet Center for the Performing ArtsPast President2009 - Present
Outer Cape Health ServicesPast President and Chairman2008 - Present
Wellfleet Preservation HallBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Boston Inn of CourtMember2006 - 2009
ATLAFormer Committee Chair/Computer Vendor Liability1990 - 1993
American Arbitration AssociationFormer Arbitrator1986 - 1993
Massachusetts Acad. of Trial AttorneysFormer Governor1986 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Modestino v. Brettler and LevineNegligence verdict on two Counts/No Causation
Callahan v. JellinekNegligence Verdict v. Dr/No Causation
Riley v. FernwoodSuccessful Defense Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
ComputerWorldFaulty Software, Problem or Puffery1994
ABA Computer Litigation JournalA Primer on Representing Users in Software Litigation1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Massachusetts, BostonPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingsLegal Question and Answer2011
Gun Litigation: Next Wave in Products Liability Litigation?Gun Litigation/Products Liability1997
Professional Education Systems, IncHandling Chronic pain cases1994
American Academy of Disability Evaluating PhysiciansMedLegal Issues and the Chronic Pain Patient1994