James B. Dolan Jr.

Labor, Mediation
One State Street, Sixth Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02109



1969, Massachusetts; 1972, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School

Cornell University, J.D., 1969

Law School Graduation Year



Boston Latin School; Boston College, A.B., 1966


Massachusetts (Member: Ethics Committee, 1976-1980; Fee Arbitration Board, 1974-1984; Task Force on Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 1980-1982) and American (Member: Tort and Insurance Practice Section; Forum on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations; Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (Member, Products Liability Committee; Agricultural, Construction, Mining and Industrial Equipment Specialized Litigation Group); International Association of Defense Counsel (Member, Construction Law and Litigation Committee); American Law Institute.


Author: Federal Reservations: Their Significance For Products Attorneys For The Defense, October, 1996; An Introduction to Employment Practices Liability Insurance, For the Defense, December 1997; Crediting Defendants for Payments by Concurring Tortfeasors: The Decline and Fall of the Jury Rule? Defense Counsel Journal, July 1998. Faculty: Advanced Construction Law in Massachusetts, National Business Institute Seminar, 1996 and 1999; Workplace Violence: The Universe of Legal Issues, Defense Counsel Journal, July 2000; Awards of Litigation Interest by Massachusetts Courts, 35 Suffolk University Law Review 453, 2001. Member, Board of Bar Overseers, Supreme Judicial Court, Hearing Committee No. 2, 1988-1994. Member, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association.


Lt. Col., U.S. Army Reserve, Ret.