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David E. Peterson is the founder of the Law Office of David E. Peterson, where he focuses his  practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, and corporate law.


David is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, where he received his B.S. in Environmental Design in 2004. He then earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2008.  He is admitted to the Bar in Massachusetts.


David is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association and Essex County Estate Planning Council, and is a past member of the Worcester County Bar Association, Worcester Estate and Business Planning Council, and Montachusett Estate and Retirement Planning Council.


Prior to founding the Law Office of David E. Peterson, David was an associate with Estate Preservation Law Offices, and Fusaro, Altomare & Ermilio, both in Worcester, MA.


In his free time, David enjoys hiking, skiing, and travelling.


David lives with his wife and son in Boxford, MA.



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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
  2. Probate: 35%
  3. Prenuptials: 10%
  4. Corporate: 10%
  5. Guardianship: 5%



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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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  • Michael T. Cupoli III

    Attorney Peterson is extremely knowledgeable in the area of wills, trusts, estates, and probate. Whenever I have a question about one of these practice areas, I always call Dave first. He is professional, personable, and extremely well educated in his practice specialties. I highly recommend Attorney Peterson to anyone looking for estate services.


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Contact info

The Law Office of David E. Peterson

185 Centre Street
Suite 101
Danvers, MA, 01923


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of David E. Peterson2011 - Present
AssociateEstate Preservation Law Offices2009 - 2010
AssociateFusaro, Altomare & Ermilio2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Essex County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Essex County Estate Planning CouncilMember2011 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Worcester County Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2010
Worcester County Estate and Business Planning CouncilMember2009 - 2010
Montachusett Estate and Retirement Planning CouncilMember2009 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Massachusetts, AmherstEnvironmental DesignBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advisory Group Equity ServicesMulit-Generational Estate Planning2014
Trust Advisory Services GroupBeyond the Revocable Trust2012
Bench/Bar DaySpecial Needs Trusts2010