James Bor-Zale

Senior Associate

James Bor-Zale represents a variety of clients on a broad range of litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bor-Zale clerked for the Honorable Scott L. Kafker of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. In law school, he was a judicial intern for the Honorable Indira Talwani of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

While in law school, Mr. Bor-Zale was a Rappaport Fellow in Law and Public Policy, legal intern to the Civil Rights Enforcement Team of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, and a student attorney for BC Legal Services LAB where he handled family law and landlord-tenant matters. He also served on the Executive Board of the Boston College Law Review and worked as a contracts law teaching assistant for Professor Cathleen Kaveny.

Before his legal career, Mr. Bor-Zale taught high school math in the Mississippi Delta through Teach for America.


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  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2017

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Executive Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review

    • BA, Government and Economics, Cornell University, 2012

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Scott L. Kafker, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2017 - 2018