Law Offices of James J. Carrigan

James J. Carrigan

James J. Carrigan

Contact James: jimcarrigan@jamescarriganlaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Workers’ Compensation (employees only)
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
  • Personal Injury

EDUCATION

  • B.A. cum laude, Suffolk University
  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School

JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • United States Supreme Court, 2005
  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • United States District Court, 1977

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Greater Lynn Bar Association Executive Board
  • Lynn District Court volunteer civil conciliator
  • Essex County Superior Court volunteer civil conciliator
  • Massachusetts Legislators’ Association
  • Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives (1971–72)
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The John Jennings Advocacy Award, the highest award presented by the Greater Lynn Bar Association (Oct. 2014)
  • North Shore Labor Council Recognition for Outstanding Commitment to All Workers and for a Lifetime of Service to the City of Lynn (Sept. 2011)
  • Friendly Knights of St. Patrick Irishman of the Year (March 2015)
  • Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Joseph M. Smith Award
  • Member of the Lynn Legacies Collection: individuals, families and businesses that have made a significant contribution to Lynn’s history, as selected by the Lynn Museum
  • St. Mary's High School Hall of Fame inductee (Oct. 2009)
  • William F. Connell '55 Service Award, presented by St. Mary's Lynn in recognition of demonstrated commitment to Christian service and exemplary contributions for the betterment of our community (May 2014)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Host of The American Dream, Lynn Community Access + Media talk show
  • Former lecturer on workers’ compensation, parliamentary procedure, and political organization for North Shore Labor Council
  • Former Mock Trial attorney for St. Mary’s, Lynn Classical and Ford Elementary School
  • Former President, Lynn Community Health Center
  • Vice President of Lynn Economic Opportunity