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Brian R. Jerome, Mediator & Arbitrator, Boston, Massachusetts.

Brian R. Jerome

Diplomate member
Massachusetts Dispute Resolution
60 State Street, Suite 700
Boston, MA, 02109
Tel: (800) 536-5520
Cell: (617) 285-4060
Fax: (978) 741-2368
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Recognized to Massachusetts Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
  • Practice Commenced: 1991
  • Total Mediations (as of Apr 2020): 7500
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Apr 2020): 7500
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In 1991 Attorney Jerome founded Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services (MDRS), one of the first full service ADR firms in Massachusetts, now with a profes-sional panel of over 30 neutrals, including retired justices and attorneys, that provides out of court mediation and arbitration services to private individuals, attorneys, busi-ness and the insurance community.

Since 1991 Attorney Jerome has served exclusively as a mediator and arbitrator and has handled over 15,000 cases involving a wide array of subject matter, including [but not limited to] civil litigation, personal injury law, wrongful death, automobile and UM cases, medi-cal and legal malpractice, construction, property, first party property and casualty ref-erence hearings, products liability, premises, real estate, government, business, com-mercial, employment, sexual abuse, probate and complex multi party litigation.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Admiralty
  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./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
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


Assumption College in Worcester, Massa-chusetts. - 1972
New England Law School, Boston, Mass. J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) - 1980

Memberships & Affiliations

Brian is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and established its DR Section.  He serves as a court approved conciliator in Massachusetts Superior Courts and Land Court.  He is a member of the Essex County Bar Association, the Salem Bar Association, and the New England Association for Conflict Resolution. He lives with his family in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Rates Information

The following fee structure applies to sessions held online (partially or completely) as well as in-person.  Our standard fee for a mediation session or arbitration hearing before one MDRS neutral of up to two hours is $575.00 per party. If more time than two hours is required for a mediation session or arbitration hearing, each additional hour of service will be billed at $225.00 per hour for each party. Such additional charges include any necessary review of documents by the neutral(s). If requesting a full day arbitration or mediation, the fee will be $1,550.00 per party. All fees are payable in advance of the scheduled mediation session or arbitration hearing.

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