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Joanne Butterall

Hanover, Massachusetts
Managing Principal Attorney

Phone: (781) 681-7000
Fax: (781) 792-2906

A life-long resident of the South Shore, Joanne was raised in Stoughton. She earned a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts. After teaching in Taunton for many years, she returned to school, earning a law degree from Boston College. Joanne is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and its Massachusetts affiliate.

Before serving the South Shore, Joanne practiced law with a nationally recognized Boston law firm. She has served as a member of the boards of directors for Hanover Chamber of Commerce and for South Shore Habitat for Humanity. Joanne also donates her legal services to various charitable organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Formation
  • Employment Law
  • Probate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1995


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1998

  • University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, 1969

Honors and Awards

  • Guest Judge of Trial Advocacy Course for Third Year Law Students at Boston College Law School
  • Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association (REBA)

Past Employment Positions

  • Butterall & Greene, LLC, Managing Principal Attorney, 1998 - 2006
  • Dailey & Associates, Staff Attorney, 1990 - 1998
  • Kopelman & Paige, P.C., Staff Attorney, 1990 - 1991
  • White, Inker, Aronson, P.C., Attorney, Independent Contractor/ Law Clerk, 1987 - 1989
  • Taunton Public School System, Secondary School Teacher, 1970 - 1985
  • Franklin Public School District, Secondary School Teacher, 1969 - 1970

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