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John G. DiPiano

John G. DiPiano

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Wills & Living Wills, Lawsuits & Disputes, Personal Injury, Business, Criminal Defense

About Me

I am a dedicated advocate, North Shore native, husband and father.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Divorce & Separation: 94%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 2%
    20 years, 30 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 1%
    20 years, 10 cases
  4. Business: 1%
    20 years, 10 cases
  5. Other: 2%
  6. More 



Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Alan S Geismer Jr

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John for 12 years. We worked together at a firm for several years and subsequently have had numerous cases both with and against each other. He is an excellent family lawyer and a zealous advocate for his clients. I endorse him without reservation.


    Alan Geismer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • James M Lynch

    I endorse this lawyer.


    James Lynch Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

John G. DiPiano, Attorney at Law

70 Washington Street
Suite 220
Salem, MA, 01970




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 1%National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Dean's ListNew England School of Law1995
Dean's ListNew England School of Law1994
Dean's ListNew England School of Law1992
Dean's ListNew England School of Law1991
Trustee's ScholarshipNew England School of Law1991
AmjurNew England School of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawJohn G. DiPiano2013 - Present
PartnerDiPiano Godson LLP*2001 - Present
Senior AssociateLane Altman Owens*1998 - 2001
Counsel to the CommissionerMassachusetts Department of Revenue1996 - 1998
Contract AssociateStoneman Chandler & Miller1996 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
ProvisorsMember2013 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad LitemMember2010 - 2011
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2010 - Present
Essex County Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
Boston Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2009
Palmer's Cove Yatch ClubMember2008 - Present
UMASS ClubMember2007 - 2010
Justinian Law Society of MassachusettsMember2006 - 2010

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
NMC v. CMCClient Prevailed
Nazih Mohamad El Char v. Claude Mohamad ChehabClient Prevailed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Lexis Nexis PublishingMassachusetts Domestic Relations 5th Edition2012
Massachusetts Family Law JournalAntenuptial Agreements, History, Case Survey, Practical Considerations2000
EditorMassachusetts Family Law Journal2000
New England Journal on Criminal and Civil ConfinementPrivate Prisons, Can They Work? Panopticon in the Twenty-First Century1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of lawLawJD - Juris Doctor Cum Laude1995
University of MassachusettsEnglish & PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Handling Divorce Cases From Start To FinishFamily Law2011
NewsEmployment Issue2010
MCLE SeminarCustodial Removal2010
Trial AdvocacyTrial Skills2009
Child Custody & SupportChild Removal, Use of Guardians ad Litem2009
NECN InterviewHomeland Security Issues2006
Massachusetts Family Law ForumNeutralizing the Difficult Opposing CounselN/A