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John J Ferriter

also known as Jack Ferriter

About me

I grew up in New England and I love our community.  I became a lawyer 28 years ago to help people and since then I am honored to have businesses, families and municipalities choose me to represent them in negotiations, ligitation and mediation, in addition to being a trusted counselor and friend.  My job is different every day and I love it.


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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 20%
  2. Energy: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. State & Local Law: 20%
  5. Business: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Ferriter & Ferriter LLC

1669 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA, 01040-1934


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Advisor in Philanthropy Award.Estate Planning Council2014
Oldershaw AwardYMCA2009
Fifield AwardChamber of Commerce2008
O'Connell AwardSaint Patrick Committee2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
TrusteeHolyoke Commuity College2011 - Present
PresidentCrosstown Realty LLC2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Attorney GneralFriend of the Food Frenzy2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationGrant Review Committee2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationFellow2010 - Present
Hampden County Bar AssociationBoard Member2002 - Present
Hampden County Bar AssociationTreasurer2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PowerCom v. Holyoke Gas & Electric Dept.My client prevailed at the U.S. Supreme Court.
NES v. Highland CommonsMediated settlement.
NES v. Berkshire WindMediated settlement before the Mass. Supreme Court.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Western New England Law ReviewEmployment Law2001
Western New England Law ReviewMunicipal Finance1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
College of the Holy CrossPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Planning for Your FutureElder Law2013
Donohue InstituteBusiness Law2007
Fire Chief AcademyManagement Law2005