J. NATHAN COLE is a graduate of Bates College, B.A., 1997, and Boston College Law School, J.D., 2003. After graduating from BCLS, Nathan served as an Attorney-Advisor in the United States Department of Commerce, Office of General Counsel, Ethics Division, in Washington, D.C. Nathan left the Department of Commerce to serve as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court (2005-2006). He most recently practiced at Tucker, Heifetz & Saltzman, LLP, in Boston, MA. Nathan is experienced in a wide range of civil litigation including general liability, premises liability, construction liability, professional liability, insurance coverage and personal injury cases. Nathan has tried small claim, district and superior court cases throughout the Commonwealth. Nathan is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Nathan has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ 4.7 out of 5. He was also recently named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for 2013 and 2014. Each year, no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the Commonwealth are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
While a sophomore at Bates College, Nathan obtained his United States Coast Guard Master of Near Coastal Steam or Motor Vessels captain’s license for vessels up to 100 tons. For several summers, Nathan served as the captain of the M/V Pilgrim Explorer, a tour boat based out of Plymouth, MA. He now lives on dry land with his wife, Kristen, and their two daughters, Grace and Amelia, in Roslindale, MA.