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Michael Merriam, Mediator & Arbitrator, Holliston, Massachusetts.

Michael Merriam

New England Dispute Resolution
37 Foxwood Cove
Suite 100
Holliston, MA 01746
Tel: (508) 429.6337
Fax: (508) 429.6338
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Recognized to Massachusetts Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced2004
  • # of MEDS (as of 23/7/24)300
  • # of ARBS (as of 23/7/24)100
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Michael Merriam has been a litigator in Massachusetts for over 25 years. He has tried in excess of 100 bench and jury trials in courts throughout the Commonwealth in the areas of auto liability, general liability, products liability, municipal liability, bad faith claims, insurance coverage, premises liability, liquor liability, and construction litigation. Michael is a Past President of the Essex County Bar Association and Greater Lynn Bar Association. He is also a Massachusetts court certified conciliator and conciliation trainer. Michael has handled hundreds of arbitrations and mediations both as a neutral and as counsel over the course of his career. 

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Class Actions
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1996
  • Stonehill College, North Easton, MA, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, 1993

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past President, Greater Lynn Bar Association
  • Past President, Essex County Bar Association
  • Court Certified Conciliator and Conciliation Trainer
  • Volunteer Conciliator in courts throughout Essex County

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