John E DeVito

John E DeVito

Criminal Defense Attorney

Dedham, MA





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About Me

When you need legal representation in the Boston area, especially in a criminal case, you want the best criminal defense attorney you can find and John E. DeVito is that attorney. He has represented clients in criminal law cases for more than 30 years and is recognized by his peers for exceptional ability and strict ethical standards with anAVPreeminent Peer Review RatingSMby Martindale-Hubbell ,...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Proficient and professional

Posted by: J about 1 year ago.

We hired Attorney DeVito to represent my brother after he was charged with multiple criminal charges; 2 counts of A&B, kidnapping, and illegal...


Posted by: Joele over 1 year ago.

This is all about Professionalism. My husband had a very serious legal situation regarding child support. John was Unbelievable. All about facts,...
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Showing 2 of 8 peer endorsements

Kevin P. Landry
Kevin Landry

Providence, RI

2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. After reviewing dozens of Attorney DeVito's responses to complicated legal questions it is clear that he has the utmost...
Anthony T Visconti
Anthony Visconti

Dedham, MA

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I have worked with John for years on cases where our areas of expertise intersect. He is the penultimate professional. I endorse him without reservation.
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1977 License Status: Active for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/30/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1977 – 1979

Norfolk District Attorney


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1977 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Suffolk University Law School


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2010 AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating



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1980- present Past President

Bar Association of Norfolk County

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2009 Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases

Aspatore Book publication