Also known as Chad McGuire

Chad J. McGuire

Chad J. McGuire

Environmental / Natural Resources Lawyer
San Diego, CA




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About Me

Chad J. McGuire is a professor of environmental policy within the Department of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. His background is in environmental law and environmental science. Chad teaches, writes, and practices in the fields of environmental law, policy, sustainability and dispute resolution. He has published overly twenty scholarly articles and two academic texts...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Contingent (15%-40%), Hourly ($250-$450/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent representation on my car accident!

Posted by: Katy over 4 years ago.

Chad handled my case with great professionalism. He was able to address issues that arose during the case with his knowledge of the law and the...
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Mark Carleton Blane
Mark Blane

San Diego, CA

About 5 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Mr. Mcguire and I have worked together on personal injury matters for well over ten (10) years now; I find Mr. Mcguire to be a very good attorney....
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/14/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2013 – present

University Of Massachusetts, Dartmouth


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2009 MS - Masters in Environmental Sciences

University of Massachusetts, Boston


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2013 First Justices' Award for Pro Bono Excellence

First Justices of Southeastern Massachusetts


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2011- present Stewardship Council Member

Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

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Showing 2 of 26 publications

2015 Climate Change and the Coastal Zone Management Act: The Role of Federalism in Adaptation Strategies

Oxford University Press

2014 Losing the Message: Some Policy Implications of Anthropocentric Indirect Arguments for Environmental Protection

Ethics, Policy & Environment

Speaking Engagements

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2014 The Impact of Climate Induced Sea Level Rise on Coastal Management: How Existing Policy Frameworks Influence Risk Perception

at The 20th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology

2014 Of Property Rights and Sea Level Rise Adaptation: The Role of Government in Protecting Against Climate Change at the Shoreline

at Sixth International Conference on Climate Change

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