James R. Dyer
James R. Dyer
JAMES R. DYER is a graduate of American University, B.A., 1986, and New England School of Law, J.D., 1991, where he served as a Staff Member for the New England Law Review from 1989 to 1990, and as a Lead Articles Editor from 1990 to 1991. While serving on the Law Review, Jim published the case comment, Texas v. Johnson: Symbolic Speech and Flag Desecration Under the First Amendment,25 New England Law Review 895. After law school, Jim was an Associate Editor of the Massachusetts Law Review, the longest continually run law review in the United States, from 1992 to 1995, and from 1997 to 1999.
Jim has practiced in the area of general insurance defense litigation for most of his career. His litigation experience includes the defense of a Fortune 500 telecommunications company in general liability claims throughout Massachusetts, and defending a national, not-for-profit community organization in wrongful death lawsuits. He also has significant experience defending claims that arise from construction site accidents, and large property damage claims caused by flawed designs and workmanship. Jim’s other areas of experience include representing workers compensation insurers before the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents, defending insurance agents and brokers in professional liability lawsuits, and commercial disputes.
Jim is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In addition to his professional activities, he has served on the Town of Norfolk Insurance Advisory Committee from 2005 to the present, as well as coaching his children’s baseball and basketball teams.