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James Q. Shirley
Phone: 603.627.8142
Fax: 603.641.2357
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Sheehan Attorney Shirley Joins National Arbitration Forum Panel

(July 1, 2004. Manchester, NH.) - Attorney James Q. Shirley, a director in the regional law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA, has been invited to join the National Arbitration Forum's Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators. The Forum is one of the world's largest providers of alternative dispute resolution services. Arbitrators are required to be highly qualified attorneys with at least fifteen years of experience and must agree to adhere to a strict code of procedure.

Attorney Shirley has been trying cases in state and federal court in New Hampshire, as well as in neighboring jurisdictions, for over 30 years. His practice encompasses cases involving professional negligence, product liability, toxic torts, real estate and insurance coverage. Over time, he has increasingly concentrated on commercial litigation.

Mr. Shirley is a member of: the New Hampshire, California and American Bar Associations; the National Association of Trial Railroad Trial Counsel; the Dartmouth Lawyers Association; the Defense Research Institute; the Northern New England Defense Counsel; and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and California.

He received his B.S. from the University of South Carolina and his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. He can be reached directly at 603.627.8142, or by email at

Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA, is a full-service regional business law firm with offices in Manchester and Concord, NH, and in Boston, MA. The firm provides a broad range of sophisticated legal services to businesses and institutions in traditional and emerging areas of the law. The firm's diverse client base includes local and regional businesses, as well as national and international businesses with interests in the Northeast.