James Ostendorf Photo

James Ostendorf

Managing Attorney
  • Profile

Attorney James Ostendorf has extensive experience in family law, litigation, business, military and veterans’ law. His numerous admissions, litigation, background make him exceptionally qualified to represent divorcing clients where one or both spouses are members of the military.

Attorney Ostendorf has an Avvo Rating of 9.8 and has been selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ lists from 2015 - 2021. Attorney Ostendorf was also featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. His wealth of experience and commitment to client satisfaction make him a tremendous asset in any legal dispute.

Admitted to Practice Law

  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circut


  • University of Pittsburgh Honors College
    • Bachelor of Philosophy
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Vermont Law School
    • J.D.

Pro Bono Activities, Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Boston American Inn of Court
  • Boston Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Senior Partners for Justice
  • Vermont Bar Foundation
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Jewish Communities of Vermont
  • Providence Hebrew Free Loan Association
  • Central Vermont American Inns of Court
  • Joan Loring Wing American Inn of Court
  • Vermont Bar Association

What Makes Us Different?

High-Quality Representation from Start to Finish
  • We have a heavy litigation background & winning success record.
  • We offer a flat-fee service for all budgets.
  • We create personalized strategies to meet your needs.
  • We are accessible - when you hire us, you get us day or night.

We're Ready to Help

Let's Discuss Your Case
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.