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James J. Myers

  • Dispute Resolution Services
  • 3011 Regatta Rd.
  • Naples, Florida 34103


  • Undergraduate: B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1957
  • Law School: Boston University, 1961

Professional Activities

Mr. Myers is a retired partner of a Boston Law Firm.  He worked for over thirty years in the area of contract counseling and dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on government and construction contracts. He has represented parties on all sides of government, commercial, and construction contracts, and been involved in cases before various United States Courts of Appeals and District Courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, numerous Federal Government Boards of Contract Appeals.

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • “Massachusetts Construction Law Book”, Lexis Law Publishing, 1998
  • “Massachusetts Construction Law,” Professional Education Systems, Annually 1992-
  • “International Construction Dispute Resolution and New Alternatives,” LLP Limited 1996
  • “The United States Approach to Universal Construction Risks” Kluwer, 1996
  • “Survival Kit for Complex Construction Arbitration in the 1990’s”, AAA, 1995
  • “Security for Performance in Construction – Letters of Credit v. Surety Bonds,”, ABA, 1995
  • “The United States Approach to Universal Construction Risks”, Kluwer, 1995
  • “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the US Construction Industry”, IBA, 1995
  • “Some Techniques for Managing Arbitration Hearings”, AAA, 1995
  • “Final Report on Design/Build”, BFC, 1995
  • *Publications prior to 1995 are not listed

Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1961
  • District of Columbia, 1969
  • U.S. Claims Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Community Activities

  • Past President, American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Chairman Emeritus, International Bar Association, International Construction Projects Committee
  • Past Chairman, ABA Section of Public Contract Law
  • Past Chairman, International Division, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • Chairman, Commercial Arbitration Committee, ABA Section of Corporate Banking & Business Law
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Bureau of National Affairs, Federal Contract Reports
  • Adjunct Lecturer, International Procurement, Renegotiation and Dispute Resolution, International Law Institute, Georgetown University
  • Member, Group of Experts, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Vienna, Austria
  • Member, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Director, American Arbitration Association
  • Member, National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee, American Arbitration Association
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitration (U.K.)

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