NEWS - Press Release

JUNE 9, 2010


Hon. James P. Dollard

Former New York Supreme Court Justice, James P. Dollard was recently honored by the Catholic Lawyer's Guild of Queens County for his many years of service on the bench in addition to his devotion to preserving the rights and protecting the welfare of the citizens of the State of New York. He received this special recognition at the Guild's Annual Dinner, held on May 25, 2010 at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, New York. Additional honorees included James J. Wrynn, Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department and Hon. Peter F. Vallone, Sr., former Speaker of the NYC Council.

During his career, Judge Dollard played a very active role in the legal community serving as president of the Queens County Bar Association; member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association; vice chair of the Unified Court System Employment Relations Review Board; and the chair of the Joint Bar Association Committee for the evaluation of administrative law judges for the New York City Parking Violations Bureau. Judge Dollard has written numerous articles and has presented many Continuing Legal Education courses on civil practice. His commentaries on CPLR Article 3 are published in Volume 4A of the New York Consolidated Laws Service (CLS). He has also taught at the college and graduate level as an adjunct professor and as an instructor of Civil Practice for Court Employees.

Now a full-time mediator and arbitrator with NAM, Judge Dollard specializes in medical malpractice and personal injury matters. His many years supervising the Medical, Dental and Podiatric Medical Malpractice Part in New York Supreme, Queens County, provides Judge Dollard with a unique perspective which has proven invaluable in helping parties resolve such matters. As a result of his deep experience and exceptional negotiation skills, he is widely recognized as one of the premier medical malpractice Mediators in the tri-state area.

You can access Judge Dollard's resume online at in the Hearing Officers section under the New York Metro roster. Or click here:

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