James C. Bradbury

James C. Bradbury


  • May 1997
    Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
    Suffolk University Law School
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1989
    B.S. (Honors) Geographical Science
    University of Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, England


  • Amabile & Burkly, P.C.,  1995 – present
    Partner involved in all aspects of a busy civil and criminal litigation practice. Responsible for individual case load including preparation and presentation of trials in all courts of the Commonwealth.
  • Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy, Editor-in-Chief, 1996 – 1997
  • Moot Court Board, Staff Member, 1995 – 1997
  • Member of Suffolk Trial Team, American Trial Lawyers Association competition, March, 1997
  • Member of winning team in Suffolk Mock Trial Competition, October, 1996
  • Publication: Protective Discovery Order and the First Amendment: the Limits of Seattle Times and the Business Week Decision, Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy, 1997
  • S.T.R.I.V.E. Inc., Lynn, Massachusetts
    Program Director, September 1993 – July 1994
    Managed center serving 33 clients with a range of physical and developmental disabilities.
  • Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award – 1986
  • Joseph J. Camada Fellowship Award – Paxton Lions – 2003
  • Equal Justice Family Law Award – 2003
  • Past President, Paxton Lions Club
  • Chairman, Paxton Zoning Board of Appeals, 2001-2008
  • Past President, Holden BNI


  • Massachusetts Bar
    Admitted December, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
    Admitted December, 1998
  • New York Bar
    Admitted March 2000
  • Executive Committee
    2017 to present Worcester County Bar Association


James C. Bradbury heads the Central Massachusetts office of Amabile & Burkly, P.C. located at 1078 Main Street, Holden. A native of Birmingham, England, Jim completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Portsmouth before moving to the United States. Following a career in human services, he graduated from Suffolk Law School in 1997. While at Suffolk he was a member of the Moot Court Board and Editor-in-Chief of the Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy. Jim’s primary practice is personal injury litigation, both plaintiff and defense. He is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association and the Holden Chapter of BNI.  Since moving to the area in 2000, Jim has volunteered for high school and middle school mock trial teams, coached soccer through Holden Youth Soccer and is a long term member of Paxton Lions Club..   Jim enjoys reading, hiking and traveling to remote places.