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Russell X. Pollock is a Founding Partner of Bergstreser & Pollock LLC which represents individuals and businesses in medical malpractice, legal malpractice and other complex litigation matters.  He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics. He received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he served on the Executive Board of The Moot Court Honor Society.  He has been named a Super Lawyer in multiple years, is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and holds a 10.0 AVVO rating.  Bergstresser & Pollock LLC - dedicated to excellence.


Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 30%
  2. Ethics: 25%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%



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Bergstresser & Pollock LLC

52 Temple Place
Fourth Floor
Boston, MA, 02111


NHAuthorized to practice law199811/20/2009
RIAuthorized to practice law199607/12/2016
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198903/07/2016
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice199006/25/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerBergstresser & Pollock LLC2011 - Present
ShareholderCampbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy1993 - 2011
AttorneyLester Schwab Katz & Dwyer Llp1990 - 1993
AttorneyBalsamo & Rosenblatt1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysMember2012 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates (Massachusetts chapter)Associate Member2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeChair2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationLife Fellow2005 - Present
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Self Insurers and Risk Managers CommitteePast Vice-ChairN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Section Council, Civil Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, National Program on "Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation"Past ChairN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Products, General Liability and Consumer Law CommitteePast Chair2006 - 2008
Massachusetts Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Directors1995 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Boston Bar AssociationThe Loss of a Chance Doctrine In Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Cases2008
Massachusetts Bar Association Section ReviewKeeping Legal Costs Down2000
Massachusetts Bar Association Sections ReviewIssues Concerning Contribution and Indemnity1999
Massachusetts Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division NewsletterKeep the Case Moving Forward1995
American Glass ReviewDefending Glass in Product Liability Litigation1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
State University of New York, Stony BrookN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Boston Bar AssociationThe Loss of a Chance Doctrine in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Cases2008
Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers AssociationDiscovery and Deposition Practice2002
Products Liability Seminar, Defense Research InstituteProduct Recalls and Technical Service Bulletins: Discovery Tips and Issues Regarding Admissibility1997
Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Committee, American Bar AssociationA Practical Guide to Taking Depositions1995
Products, General Liability & Consumer Law Committee, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, American Bar AssociationProving Enhanced Injuries in Product Liability Litigation1995
Premises Liability for Violent Crimes, Defense Research InstituteConsiderations When Deciding Whether to Depose the Plaintiff's Security Expert1995