Attorney James D. Thrasher

Photo of Atty Jim Thrasher with credentialsAttorney Jim Thrasher has practiced law in Massachusetts since 1983. In that time he has handled thousands of cases for a full range of clients. Atty. Thrasher began his trial career in 1984 as a bar advocate criminal defense attorney for the Committee for Public Counsel Services where he secured not-guilty jury verdicts in his first 8 trials. Since then, Atty. Thrasher has handled trial and litigation matters in various District, Superior and Probate Courts throughout Massachusetts and at the U.S. District Court in Boston.

At the outset of his legal career, Atty. Thrasher was fortunate to have the opportunity to represent one of Boston's major real estate lenders in thousands of residential mortgage transactions. Over his three-decade career, Atty. Thrasher has handled over five thousand real estate transactions as counsel to the lender, buyer, seller or realtor.

The litigation practice at James D. Thrasher, P.C. has handled products liability and negligence actions that resulted in a settlement award of over $4 million dollars.

The success of the practice in many areas of the law is the result of years of attention to detail and training. With Atty. Jim Thrasher the client always comes first, and the firm has instituted a low-cost consultation program to open the doors of its practice to clients of all means.

In addition to his legal duties, Atty. Thrasher is also an inventor and together with his business partner owns Reach The Beach, Inc. the company that invented and patented the all-terrain beach cart sold throughout the United States as the Wonder Wheeler®.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate Transactions
Corporate / LLC / Business Buy-Sell
Consumer Protection / Unfair Business Practices / 93A
Insurance / Commercial Contracts

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1983
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1984
U.S. Supreme Court, 1988


Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
  J.D. cum laude - 1983

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
  B.A. - 1977
  Major: Political Science


Adjunct Professor Real Estate Law, Northeastern University, 1988 - 1991

Honors and Awards

Foxborough Board of Selectmen (Chairman 2008), 2005 - 2009
Foxborough Advisory Committee, 2002 - 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

Norfolk County Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
Attleboro Area Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present
Massachusetts District Court , Appointed Court Conciliator, 1995 - 2006

Past Employment Positions

Cohen, Boyle, Sorgi & Thrasher, Associate, 1983 - 1987

Languages: English