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Jeffrey W. Colman is a graduate of Oberlin College (B.A. 1988). Thereafter, he attended Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1993) where he was on the Dean’s List and received the Stephen Jay Penzick Memorial Award for obtaining the highest honors in Administrative Law. Mr. Colman clerked for the Honorable Magistrate James C. Francis of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in December of 1993. Attorney Colman is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Capplis, Connors, & Carroll, P.C. as a Partner, he practiced personal injury litigation with Gillis & Bikofsky, P.C. in Newton and with Hunter & Associates, P.C., a firm specializing in medical malpractice defense in Boston. He has contributed to various published articles concerning such areas as civil practice procedure, employment law, and liquor liability litigation.

Areas of Practice: Medical Malpractice Defense and Health Care Law, Defense of Medical Professionals before State Licensing Agencies, General Liability Litigation and Civil Litigation.

Memberships: Massachusetts Bar Association; American Bar Association.

Reported decisions: Eric Muise v. Anne Marie Stack, M.D., et al., 2013-P-1148, denying motion to enforce settlement during course of trial; Shea v. Caritas Carney Hospital, et al., 79 Mass. App. Ct. 530 (2011), in a case of first impression in the Commonwealth recognizing the Tarasoff doctrine limiting the liability of mental health professionals to non-patient third-parties pursuant to M.G.L. c. 123. § 36B; and, Jane Roe v. Henry Rosencratz, et al., 443 Mass. 1021 (2005), imposing sanctions upon a pro se litigant for vexatious litigation and laying the groundwork for precluding her from filing further lawsuits without prior court authority.