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Joseph R. Duquette



Joseph Duquette works with clients in all facets of real estate, land use and municipal law. He is experienced in reviewing, revising, and negotiating a wide variety of government contracts including host community agreements, inter-municipal agreements, and SAAS agreements. Joe has represented local boards and building officials in enforcement actions involving violations of the state sanitary code, building code, and general and zoning bylaws/ordinances. His prior practice also included advising and assisting municipal officials in responding to public records requests, open meeting law requirements, and procurement.

Before Bowditch

Prior to joining the firm, Joe was an associate at a Boston law firm that focused on public sector law. He has also served as a mediator at the Attorney General’s Office and an intern at the City of Boston Law Department.

Besides work

Being born and raised in Massachusetts, Joe is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys traveling, playing golf, and craft beer.



  • Member, Developing Leaders Committee, NAIOP
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Northeastern University
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