James S. Green, Sr.



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Practice Areas:

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Commercial Litigation

construction Litigation

Tort Litigation

Trial Practice in All courts


Supreme Court of Delaware, 1972

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1973

United States District Court

District of Delaware, 1973

United States Court of Appeals

3rd Circuit

United Stated Supreme Court, 1990


Villanova University School of Law

(J.D., 1972)

Law Review: Villanova Law Review

Staff Member, 1970-1972

Princeton University

(A.B., cum laude, 1969)

Major: Religion

James S. Green, Sr. has been a trial lawyer since 1972. He is admitted to practice in Delaware and Pennsylvania state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. In his 35 years of practice, he has tried more than 100 cases to verdict and has participated as an advocate, arbitrator or mediator in well over 200 alternate dispute resolution proceedings. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to one percent (1%) of trial lawyers in a state. He has also been elected as a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which limits its membership to 500 trial lawyers in the United States and is a fellow of the International Society of Barristers. Mr. Green is a charter member of the Delaware Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA") and served on its National Board from 1991 to 1999. ABOTA membership is restricted to trial lawyers (plaintiff and defense) who have tried at least 20 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Green is featured in Who's Who in America and Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, having achieved numerous verdicts and awards in excess of one million dollars for his clients.

Mr. Green has devoted his career to trial practice and the needs of individuals and corporations or other business entities that need to sue or are being sued.

He devotes his personal attention, experience, and expertise to every client's case.

Honors and Awards:

Who's Who in America

Best Lawyers in America

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Memberships & Associations:

American Bar Association, Litigation Section

Forum Committee on the Construction Industry

Delaware State Bar Association, Litigation Section, 1988 - 1992


Delaware State Bar Association, 1976-1977


American Board of Trial Advocates, 1991

Member, National Board of Directors

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, International Society of Barristers

Delaware Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee, 1988-1994


Delaware Supreme Court Board on Unauthorized Practice of Law, 1995-1999


Delaware Superior Court Advisory Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions


Past Employment Positions:

Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Partner, 1990-1999

Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Wilmington, Delaware, Partner, 1977-1990

Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Wilmington, Delaware, Associate, 1972-1974

Deputy Attorney General of Delaware, 1975-1976

Classes and Seminars

Mr. Green has lectured extensively in the areas of trial practice and procedure, construction law, and litigation and professionalism. He has participated in numerous Masters in Trial Programs throughout the country presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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