James (Jim) Meara, Esq.


Meet Jim

Meet Jim

Jim concentrates on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions. He represents individuals, developers and lenders in the acquisition, sale, development and financing of real estate.

Jim is from Montgomery, MA and currently resides in East Boston.

Outside the Office

In the winter months Jim enjoys skiing as much as possible. During the summer you can find him on the beach or the golf course, and during football season, he’s tuned in to the Patriots game. He’s always up for catching a concert and making you dance.


J.D., Suffolk University Law School, cum laude
B.A., Economics, Colgate University
B.A., Peace and Conflict Studies, Colgate University

Bar & Court Admissions

New York



Prior to joining the Ligris, Jim practiced real estate law and estate planning in Arlington, MA. He also has a background in litigation, working in greater New York City as plaintiff’s counsel in discrimination suits. As a law student, Jim interned with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, as well as with Physicians for Human Rights in Cambridge.

Why Jim?

Why Jim?

Jim has a passion for helping clients navigate real estate transactions. For many of his clients, these are the largest transactions of their lives. With this in mind, Jim takes pride in his communication with clients throughout the transaction. He is never too busy for a phone call, e-mail, or text, to answer any questions to help ensure a smooth and stress free transaction.

Proudest Moment

“Winning the 2008 Patriot League Football Championship, and raising the trophy at Andy Kerr Stadium with his fellow Colgate Raiders, coaches, parents and friends.”


“Skiing, Golf, CrossFit, Hunting, Live Music”

Comfort Food

“Anything off the grill!”

On My Playlist

“I’m always up for listening to something new, but on most days you’ll hear classic rock coming from my stereo. Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin, Talking Heads, The Band, and of course Grateful Dead.”

Why Ligris?

“Ligris is an industry leader, with an incredible support staff, and top notch service. I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else.”