Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services

John O. Mirick, Esq.

Worcester, Massachusetts

EDUCATION: Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude 1972); University College, University of London (M.A. Area Studies 1969); Fulbright Scholar to England (1968-69); Amherst College (B.A. magna cum laude 1968); Phi Beta Kappa, Massachusetts Beta Chapter (1968).

LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee (Partner; Chairman , Litigation Department), Hale & Dorr (4 years). Judicial Nominating Commission 2003-2005; Board of Bar Overseers 1999-2002 (Chair 2001 and 2002). Mirick concentrates in business litigation including IP litigation, in State and Federal Courts in Massachusetts and in Federal Courts in other states.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSOCIATIONS: Mr. Mirick was admitted into the following: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1972); Federal District Court, District of Massachusetts (1973); United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit (1974); United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1979); United States Supreme Court (1980); United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  He is a member of the following: Worcester County Bar Association, Superior Court and Federal Court Committees; Massachusetts Bar Association, Former Member of Civil Litigation Committee and Chair of Evidence Subcommittee; Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, American Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section; Federal Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America.


  • Business Matters
  • Contract Disputes
  • Corporate Control & Acquisition
  • Environmental
  • Family Law
  • Land Use
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Public & Municipal
  • Probate
  • Trust & Fiduciary
  • Stock Ownership