RUSSELL X. POLLOCK - Extensive and Diverse Courtroom Experience

photograph by Bryce Vickmark —
Russell X. Pollock practices civil litigation, representing individuals in medical malpractice, legal malpractice, general liability, products liability and motor vehicle liability actions. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in a variety of areas of law. Following law school, Russ began practicing in New York City until moving his practice to Boston in 1994.
Outside of the Courtroom, Russ Pollock is considered a lawyer's lawyer because of his diligent yet congenial nature. He has participated on a number of bar association committees and has spoken on and written on a number of litigation related topics.
Russ Pollock participates on the civic level having chaired his local school committee and serving on his town's advisory committee.
The Order of Barristers, National Member
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Associate Member
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, the highest rating by Martindale Hubbell
AVVO highest ranking of 10
Designated a Super Lawyer – numerous years
Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Officer
Armao v. Honda
Blake v. Nelligan
Burbo v. Worcester Elevator
Cheney v. Angus et al.
Hubonette v. Agallianos
Outcault v. Bazylewicz
Ryan v. Mattingly
New York
New Jersey
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Provisions of the Health Payment Reform Act Affecting Medical Malpractice Litigation, Bar Boston Association Professional Liability Committee, January 25, 2013
BBA Professional Liability Committee Presentation, Fee Arrangements and How Attorneys get Themselves into Trouble, Boston Bar Association., 2011
The Loss of a Chance Doctrine in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Cases, Boston Bar Association, 2008
Be A Parent Not A Pal, (Social Host Liability Presentations), various presentations throughout the state, 2008 - 2009
Deposition Workshop, MCLE , 2000 – 2007, 2012
Discovery and Deposition Practice, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar, 2002
Issues Concerning Contribution and Indemnity, MBA Sections Review, 1999
A Practical Guide to Taking Depositions, ABA Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee Summer, 1995
Considerations When Deciding Whether to Depose the Plaintiff's Security
Keep the Case Moving Forward, MBA Young Lawyers Division Newsletter (Winter), 1995
Proving Enhanced Injuries in Product Liability Litigation, Products, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee, ABA-Tort and Insurance Practice Section (Winter), 1995
American Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section ("TIPS")
  • Past Chair, Products, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee, TIPS
  • Past Co-Chair, TIPS National Program on "Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation"
  • Past Vice Chair, TIPS Self Insurers and Risk Managers Committee
American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Massachusetts Chapter President
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Board of Governors
Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division, 1995 - 1999
Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow
The American Association for Justice
1986, B.S., Applied Mathematics, State University of New York at Stony Brook
1989, J.D., Brooklyn Law School


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