John Wheatley, Administrative Magistrate

John joins DALA as a new Administrative Magistrate

John Wheatley was a civil litigator for over a decade at an active law firm in Boston, with a practice that included professional liability, premises liability, liquor liability, worker’s compensation, and insurance coverage matters.  He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Maine, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  Prior to his litigation practice, John served for three years as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court, where he assisted in complex civil litigation cases.  He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Maine School of Law, where he was the research editor of the Maine Law Review.  He also studied international law at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.  At graduation, John received the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Medal of Excellence and his school’s Pro Bono Publico award for the assistance he provided to indigent clients.