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Daniel C. Perry is the managing partner of Perry, Hicks and Deshaies. He has been employed by the firm since 1983. He graduated from Pomona College in 1973 and Boston University School of Law in 1978, cum laude, where he was Note and Case Editor of the Boston University Law Review. Before joining Perry, Hicks and Deshaies, Mr. Perry was an associate at the Boston law firm, Foley, Hoag & Eliot for five years. Mr. Perry concentrates in land use law, business law, estate planning and wealth management.     


Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 20%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Land Use & Zoning: 20%

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Perry, Hicks, Deshaies and Mello, LLP

388 County Street, Suite 2
New Bedford, MA, 02740-4992


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Environmental and land use lawBoston Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPerry, Hicks, Deshaies and Mello, LLP1983 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dartmouth Heritage Preservation TrustVice PresidentN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Bar AssociationGrandfather Rights and Chapter 40A2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Pomona College (Claremont)N/AN/A1973