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Law Offices of James S. Aven
1342 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-586-0800
Toll free: 800-752-3004
Fax: 508-586-8299
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James S. Aven

James S. Aven

Managing Attorney
Brockton, Massachusetts

The Law Offices of James S. Aven represents victims of work-related accidents, illness or conditions, automobile accidents, negligence or liability claims.   Our firm also represents disabled workers in state or federal proceedings involving claims for Social Security Disability and Accidental Disability Retirement.

Since 1977, we have limited our practice to the pursuit of compensation for disabled workers and accident victims.   By concentrating solely on these cases, we are able to achieve our goal of obtaining fair and just compensation in a timely manner.   This approach necessitates being selective in the cases we accept, but assures thorough, effective results.   The attorneys in our firm are experienced in workers' compensation, disability and personal injury law.   We have represented more than 10,000 claimants throughout Massachusetts and worldwide.

Because we only represent injured or disabled people, we are familiar with and sensitive to the problems of our clients.   We also provide a fine staff of paralegals and legal assistants who are knowledgeable, patient and helpful in assisting clients through the trying claims process.

In these difficult times, your selection of counsel is extremely important.   We vow to represent you, so that you will receive fair and just compensation.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security -- Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1977
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1974


  • Guest Speaker and Author at Lectures, Workers' Compensation Laws and Rights

Honors and Awards

  • American Arbitration Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Chair, Workers' Compensation Committee, 1993 - 1996
  • American Association for Justice, Past Chair, Workers' Compensation Committee
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group, 1995 - Present
  • Professional Hockey Players Association, Workers' Compensation, Panel Member
  • Massachusetts Dept. of Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation Rules Committee, 1992 - 1994
  • Plymouth County Bar Association, 1977 - Present
  • National Association of Social Security Claimants Representatives
  • Special Counsel for the City of Brockton, 1992