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Brian R. Jerome, Esq.

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Boston / Salem, Massachusetts

EDUCATION: New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts (magna cum laude 1980); Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts (1972).

LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Attorney Brian R. Jerome, Founder and CEO of Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services, was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Mr. Jerome worked as an attorney at Parker, Coulter, Daley and White in Boston and later was in private practice with other associates focusing on matters of civil litigation and trial, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

In 1991 Attorney Jerome founded Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services (MDRS), one of the first full service DR firms in Massachusetts, now with a professional panel of over 30 neutrals, including retired justices and attorneys, that provides out of court mediation and arbitration services to private individuals, attorneys, business and the insurance community.

Since 1991 Attorney Jerome has served exclusively as a mediator and arbitrator and has handled over 12,000 cases involving a wide array of subject matter, including civil litigation, personal injury law, wrongful death, automobile and UM cases, medical and legal malpractice, construction, property, first party property and casualty reference hearings, products liability, premises, real estate, government, business, commercial, employment, sexual abuse, probate and complex multi party litigation.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSOCIATIONS: Brian is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA), and is serving his second year as the founder and Chair of its DR Section.  He also serves as a court-approved conciliator in Massachusetts Courts.  Brian is on the Board of Directors of the Essex County Bar Association (ECBA), and is a founding Massachusetts member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN).  He is a member of both the American Bar Association (ABA), as well as the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution (NEACR).  Brian lives with his family in the beautiful coastal New England town of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Disputes
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Complex/Commercial Disputes
  • Community Associations
  • Complex Disputes
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • General Liability
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Government/Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability & Manufacturer Defects
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Slip and Fall
  • Snow and Ice
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Subrogation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Trusts/Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Uninsured & Underinsured Motor Vehicle
  • Utilities
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Attorney Jerome frequently mediates and arbitrates cases in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Travel Fees apply. Please inquire to caseadmin@mdrs.com for further information.

Email Attorney Jerome at bjerome@mdrs.com.