Jim Grumbach

Jim Grumbach

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Mediating Personal Injury Cases with MWI
Case Manager: Josh Hoch –  617-895-4028 | jhoch@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Jim Grumbach is personal injury mediator with MWI. Jim has extensive experience serving as a mediator, arbitrator, case evaluator, hearing officer, and discovery master, with various court-annexed and private panels and on a private basis.

Focus Areas

  • Personal injury claims
  • Medical and other professional malpractice
  • Discrimination claims
  • Insurance disputes
  • Construction claims
  • Internal corporate/partnership disputes
  • Loan workouts
  • Product liability
  • Lead paint
  • Mass torts
  • Professional liability

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Jim has served as Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters and a member (and current chairman) of the Town of Wayland Zoning Board of Appeals and Economic Development Committee.
  • Chaired or presented at numerous seminars, and participated in trainings, sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA), and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
  • Jim has been a member of various professional organizations, including the MBA, American Association for Justice, MATA, Association for Conflict Resolution, American Board of Trial Advocates (Massachusetts chapter) and Frank Murray Inn of Courts.
  • Him has written articles and authored portions of books and chapters on legal and ADR matters.

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Frequent panelist and lecturer on topics involving mediation theory and effective practice.
  • Presenter on MCLE’s “60 Minute Lawyer” cassette series – 1994.
  • Presenter: MCLE  “Personal Injury Basics”.
  • Served as Chair of the ADR Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of the Boston Bar Association.
  • Serves on the Steering Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section and as co-chair of the ADR Committee of the Litigation Section of the Boston Bar Association.
  • Past co-chair of BBA seminar “Gender Issues in ADR and Trial.
  • Past Chair of Boston Bar Association seminar “Maximizing Your Effectiveness In Mediation” and participant in BBA seminar on corporate compliance and resolving disability claims.

Background and Education

  • B.A.in Art History from Yale
  • J.D. from Boston University School of Law

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