Gerry Blair attended Suffolk University where he graduated cum laude and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974. He then enrolled in Suffolk University Law School where he received a Juris Doctorate degree in 1977. He was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in December of 1977. Later, he was also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 1978 and the United States Court of Appeals (First Circuit) in 1986.

Beginning in 1977, Gerry Blair has been practicing law in the field of civil litigation. He practiced with the firm of Avery, Dooley, Post & Avery in Boston, Massachusetts. During his years with Avery, Dooley, Post & Avery, he became a Senior Trial Counsel and worked on complex civil litigation representing manufacturers, contractors, commercial trucking companies, hotel establishments, including Marriott Corporation and Ramada Inn, restaurant operators, including IHOP, premises owners and insurance companies, including State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, SAFECO, California State Automobile Association and United Services Automobile Association (“USAA”).

In 1994, Gerry Blair formed the partnership of Beckstein & Blair, which primarily concentrated in complex civil litigation in construction, product liability, toxic tort and premises liability. In 1999, Gerry Blair established The Law Offices of Gerry F. Blair where he continues to protect the rights of injured persons and businesses ranging from automobile accidents, premises accidents, construction accidents, product liability accidents, business claims, wills and trusts, real estate matters, zoning and land use issues.

Gerry Blair provides the knowledge, skill and personal attention and service that people want and expect from their attorney. Gerry Blair’s knowledge of the law and thorough preparation are the key ingredients to obtaining the best result for his clients. This is the basic principle by which he practices law. Gerry Blair owes his success to the fact that he works hard to know and prepare as much as he can to achieve the best results for each and every one of his clients.

In addition to his litigation background he served on the Walpole Zoning Board of Appeals for 17 years (the last 12 of those as its Chairman). This experience provided him with substantial knowledge and understanding of zoning and land use issues that enable him to better serve his clients in zoning, subdivisions and real estate matters.

Gerry Blair is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers published by Martindale-Hubbell and holds an AV Peer-Review rating, the top ranking in the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. This rating is achieved as a result of the evaluations of his peers (other lawyers and judges) who rank him at the “highest level of professional excellence” as described by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been chosen as a Super Lawyer in Massachusetts for the years 2012 – 2015.

Gerry Blair provides the knowledge, skill and personal attention that people want and expect from their attorney.


Norfolk County Bar Association
Lecturer/Author “Trying Automobile Injury Cases”
The National Business Institute
Court-Appointed Mediator, Middlesex County Court Multi-Door Program 1994-2002
Former Member Zoning Board of Appeals, Walpole, Massachusetts 1987-2005

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1977
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986


Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Published by Martindale-Hubbell and
holds an AV® Peer-Review Rating
Super Lawyer 2012-2015


Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1977
J.D.Suffolk University, 1974 B.A. Honors: cum laude

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At The Law Offices of Gerald F. Blair, I work hard to represent people who have need of an experienced, knowledgeable and aggressive attorney to help them enforce and protect their legal rights in a variety of circumstances, such a personal injury accidents, insurance claims, business dealings, commercial disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, worker’s compensation claims. real estate, zoning, land use, wills, trusts and probate proceedings. (781) 806-0788 | gblair@gblairlaw.com

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