Brian Edmonds is an Associate in the firm’s Dispute Resolution & Trials practice. Prior to joining Bowditch, Brian was a Judicial Law Clerk to Justice David A. Lowy of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and prior to that role he was a Judicial Law Clerk to Justice Amy Lyn Blake of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Prior to serving the courts and while pursuing his J.D., Brian was an Associate and later the Online Editor of the New England Law Review. During that time, he hosted the Law Review’s podcast where he interviewed authors about their work that was published by the law review. He also authored a Note titled Unscrupulous but Zealous Advocacy: Ethics Lessons from David E. Kelley’s TV Lawyers. This piece, which analyzed the ethics of the lawyers depicted in some of the world’s most popular legal television programs, won the Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition, a nationally recognized contest sponsored by Notre Dame Law School in 2019. It was also later published on the New England Law Review Forum.
Brian has been studying martial arts since he was four years old and is a fifth-degree black belt in Uechi-Ryu karate. In addition to studying martial arts, he has served as a martial arts instructor at his karate school and continues to do so on occasion. Brian is also involved in his local community and previously served as a School Committee member in his hometown.