JD
JD

John E. DeVito

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

Licensed for 42 years

Serving Dedham, MA

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Drug Crimes
  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Distribution
  • Intent to Distribute
  • Narcotics Trafficking
  • Possession
  • Search and Seizure
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Motor Vehicle Crimes
  • Drunk Driving
  • License Revocation
  • License Suspension
  • Motor Vehicle Homicide
  • Operating Negligently/Endangering
  • Unregistered/Uninsured
  • Attaching Plates
  • Traffic Violations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Rape
  • Indecent Assault and Battery
  • Open and Gross Lewdness
  • Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Internet Sex Crimes
  • Child Pornography
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Enticement
  • Violent Crimes
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault and Battery
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Domestic Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Violation of Restraining Order
  • Larceny Crimes
  • Theft
  • Larceny Over $250
  • Larceny Under $250
  • Shoplifting
  • Forgery
  • Uttering
  • Embezzlement
  • Identity Fraud
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • Parole and Probation
  • Probation Violations
  • Sealing a Criminal Record
  • Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB)
  • Expungements
  • Expunging Criminal Records
  • License Reinstatement
  • RMV Board of Appeals

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Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 7 reviews
  • Champion Badge Gold

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  October 25, 2012

    John DeVito is truly someone who cares about his clients. If it weren't for John I would have not been able to get the help I needed to cope with depression and clear up my legal issue. John has been there at every turn to help me get my life back on... Read more

    John DeVito is truly someone who cares about his clients. If it weren't for John I would have not been able to get the help I needed to cope with depression and clear up my legal issue. John has been there at every turn to help me get my life back on track and make this issue a part of my past and not the definition of my future. I owe my life and my future to John and everything that he helped me do. I can't thank him enough. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  April 19, 2011

    Within the first five minutes of speaking with John, I knew he was a winner.{para}John is an exceptional attorney; highly knowledgeable of the laws, widely known and respected in the area's courts, and his fees are very fair for the excellent service... Read more

    Within the first five minutes of speaking with John, I knew he was a winner.{para}John is an exceptional attorney; highly knowledgeable of the laws, widely known and respected in the area's courts, and his fees are very fair for the excellent service he provides.{para}Additionally, he is a parent who knows that sometimes good kids do dumb things. He advises them on the case's legal aspects while also compassionately advising them on the life-impacting aspects. {para}I recommend John to handle any case Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  February 23, 2011

    John was extremely professional and we could not have been happier with everything that John did to ensure the best possible outcome. John was always quick in answering any and all questions we had and he proved to be very knowledgeable about our ca... Read more

    John was extremely professional and we could not have been happier with everything that John did to ensure the best possible outcome. John was always quick in answering any and all questions we had and he proved to be very knowledgeable about our case after reviewing all materials. We would not hesitate to recommend John as a defense lawyer to anyone who needed a wonderful criminal lawyer. When we needed him he was there for us.
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  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  December 28, 2010

    John, thank you. You were so accommodating, confident, and capable. You ended an over a year long case in less than 3 months. Because of you I felt so positive throughout everything. We won this case and I have you to thank! I will recommend you to e... Read more

    John, thank you. You were so accommodating, confident, and capable. You ended an over a year long case in less than 3 months. Because of you I felt so positive throughout everything. We won this case and I have you to thank! I will recommend you to everyone I know, you're great. M.C.P Read less

  • General Practice

    Client Review  |  September 17, 2010

    I was very impressed with how professional John was in helping me with my son's case. I want to thank you for all your help and with your follow up making sure I received all the paperwork I needed. Thanks again! Julie

    I was very impressed with how professional John was in helping me with my son's case. I want to thank you for all your help and with your follow up making sure I received all the paperwork I needed. Thanks again! Julie Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  July 29, 2010

    John was a pleasure having him represent me. He helped me feel confident in my case turning out on my behalf. He is very professional, reassuring and used due diligence in my case. I felt his knowledge and research of the law was very impressive. I w... Read more

    John was a pleasure having him represent me. He helped me feel confident in my case turning out on my behalf. He is very professional, reassuring and used due diligence in my case. I felt his knowledge and research of the law was very impressive. I will recommend him to anyone. Read less

  • Real Estate

    Client Review  |  March 16, 2010

    I have worked with him over 25 years and have found him to be timely, thorough, and responsive to my needs.

    I have worked with him over 25 years and have found him to be timely, thorough, and responsive to my needs. Read less


Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 1982, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
1977, Massachusetts

Law School Attended
Suffolk University

Class of 1977
J.D.

University Attended

Marietta College
Class of 1971
B.A.