Civil Litigation (CL)

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The MBA’s Civil Litigation Section’s continuing goals are to provide information, contacts and resources to its members through legal education seminars and informative publications; to promote dialogue and collaboration among the bench and bar; and to provide a forum for the discussion of matters of interest to its members.


Complex Commercial Litigation Section Council

The Massachusetts Bar Association has formed a new section for the benefit of its members. The Complex Commercial Litigation Section is comprised of Massachusetts litigators and in-house counsel who... MORE

Energy Law Open Meeting

You are invited to attend the Energy Law Open Meeting on July 31st from 5:30-7 pm at the MBA, 20 WEst St., Boston.

Stephen Pike, General Counsel for Renewable Energy Generation at the Massachusetts... MORE

Hot Topics for In-House Counsel

The Massachusetts Bar Association is presenting its 11th Annual In-House Counsel Conference on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 9:15 AM-1 PM at the Massachusetts Bar Association, 20 West Street, Boston,... MORE


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  • Holly Polglase

    Managing the Mediation - October 7, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    Civil Litigation (CL)

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  • Douglas Sheff

    New year, new strategies

    Civil Litigation (CL)

    For the judges in our court system, 2014 is indeed a happy new year, thanks to their long-awaited judicial pay raise, which goes into effect this year. As members of the Massachusetts Bar Association, we can also take pride in the MBA's longstanding support, which helped push through this well-deserved increase. But we cannot sit on our laurels. Court funding and funding for legal aid remains a critical issue, despite our recent success. Later this month we will once again "Walk to... MORE

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Holly M. Polglase (left), chair
Anthony V. Agudelo (right), vice chair

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Eric P Finamore has represented clients in civil lawsuits and disputes since 1983. His practice includes the prosecution and defense of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including claims of products liability, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, workplace injuries and worker's compensation claims, construction defects and construction site accidents, and other cases arising from serious personal injuries. He represents both individuals and businesses as plaintiffs and defendants.

Finamore has experience in litigating complex commercial matters, including construction defect and product liability claims, commercial torts, contracts and product warranties, unfair business practices and competition, insurance settlement practices and subrogation, employment discrimination and contracts, insurance policy and coverage issues and ERISA benefits. Finamore also represents parties to probate and family court litigation, including contested wills and the settlement of contested estates.

Finamore practices before all Federal and Massachusetts trial courts, administrative tribunals and in private arbitration. He regularly serves as an arbitrator and mediator. Finamore is a contributing author to the Massachusetts Lawyers Journal.


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