Anthony Bott

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:South Dennis, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Anthony R. Bott
P.O. Box 678
South Harwich, MA 02661

To creatively and effectively employ my extensive education, training and experience.

Mature, personable professional with thorough, conscientious and skillful approach to every employment circumstance. Diplomatic and tactful with others at all levels.
Accustomed to tackling challenging individuals, groups and deadline-driven, problematic situations of every kind. Expert in advocacy, dispute resolution, mediation, investigations,
research and formal written/oral presentations in myriad forums.

2009 - Mediation Certification Course, Cape Cod Mediation, Orleans, MA
1979 - J.D. Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA
1971 - B.A. Social Relations, *** Laude, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Bar Admittance:
Massachusetts Bar, June 1979
Federal Bar (First District), September 1981
United States Court of Appeals (First District), September 1999

Professional Experience:
25 years - General Trial Lawyer representing individual/corporate Clients in State and Federal Court at all levels in diverse case spectrum. Copyrighted “Prosecution Brochure” exhaustive, bound volume(s) Tort case presentation method. Method resulted in record-setting case settlement and routine referral of complex tort cases to Bott firm from over 15 other law firms for many years.

2 years - Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Program Field Representative investigating and resolving CETA complaints. Assisted in creation, promulgation and implementation of program procedures and policies to improve actual "on the street" program effect.

4 years - Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Field Representative investigating and resolving alleged discrimination cases. Conducted thorough, detailed case field inquiries and responsible for cogent and concise written findings.

Other Experience:
2 years Tutoring students in writing essays, composition, English and business proposal projects
5 years Dunkin’ Donuts Employee, Harwich, MA
3 years Stop & Shop Employee, Harwich, MA
1 year Star of the Sea Catholic Bookstore Employee, Chatham, MA
2 years Home Depot Receiver/Dockworker, Hyannis, MA

Areas of Expertise:
As a former Attorney - Litigation and Trial Practice involving: Business Disputes; Civil Rights;
Class Actions; Consumer Protection; Contracts; Criminal Defense; Domestic Relations; Landlord-Tenant;
Mediation; Medical Malpractice; Negotiation; Personal Injury; Products Liability; Trade Secrets and Unfair Business.
Other - Writing, editing, and tutoring both formal and informal; General Customer Service and
time-driven multitasking.

Attorney Pro Bono Services:
10 years - Participated in Barnstable County Pro Bono Legal Services Clinic, assisting indigent clients with wide range of legal problems on monthly basis.
2 years - Secured compensation for September 11th Claimant Family from Victim Compensation Fund through Trial Lawyers Care Program, largest pro bono legal services program in history.

Special Agencies:
MA Department of Industrial Accidents
MA Commission Against Discrimination

French, Latin, Writing and Music
Tennis, Swimming, Skiing, Ice Hockey, Hiking

Married 40 years, 2 Children, 1 Granddaughter

1. Steve Minninger, Harwich, MA
Catholic Deacon and Insurance Consultant
2. Robert K. Johnson, Harwich, MA
Retired Business Manager and Teacher; Chairman of local St. Vincent de Paul Society

Additional References Available Upon Request
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