Civil Litigation (CL)

search criteria = ALL
last person joined: 34 minutes ago 
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


My Bar Access discussions are only viewable by MBA members. Login to My Bar Access to see MBA members-only content or post a discussion. Visit to become an MBA member.


Log in to see this information


My Bar Access resource library entries are only viewable by MBA members. Login to My Bar Access to see members-only content or share a file. Visit to become an MBA member.


  • Holly Polglase

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

    Civil Litigation (CL)

    Managing the Mediation ... MORE

  • 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

    1 person recommends this.


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

Click here for 2014-15 Civil Litigation
Section Council member information.


Scott M. Heidorn has practiced complex civil litigation for 10 years. He started his practice defending products liability claims and for the past seven years he has represented victims of professional negligence, including legal and medical malpractice. He has been trial counsel in a number of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. He was a founding partner of Bergstresser & Pollock PC in 2011.
Heidorn has been an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He is a past chairman of the Young Lawyers Division and current chair of the Lawyer Referral Service Committee as well as a member of the Civil Litigation Section.  
Pursuing his passion for educating young attorneys, Scott has taught a number of continuing legal education courses through MCLE and the MBA.
An avid athlete, in his spare time Scott enjoys playing and watching sports of all kinds.


Interested in being a part of this My Bar Access member group? Join the Civil Litigation Section here.