John F. Dow

John F. Dow
Primary Litigator/Partner

John Ferris Dow, founder of the practice, has been a licensed attorney since 1986. John grew up in West Roxbury and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and New England School of Law. He also has his Real Estate License in the State of Massachusetts. John was a former Procedure Clerk at the Massachusetts Land Court, reviewing titles, pleadings, and notice requirements presented to the Land Court Judges. Prior to his admission to the Massachusetts Bar, he worked in the landscaping, iron fabricating, and construction industries. These varied life experiences have greatly enhanced his understanding of legal problems related to other industries, such as sales, labor, and construction. John focuses his practice on real estate litigation, civil litigation, business formation, and criminal law.

Fun Fact: John has three kids: Helen, Harrison, and Emil. They are triplets, all in college!


  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Norfolk County Licenses Title Insurance Agent – Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine


  • Rotary Club of Concord: Member & International/Grant Chair
  • Musketaquid Sportsmen’s Club: Member of Board of Directors & Sporting Events Chair
  • Boy Scouts of America: Club Master Pack 149 Concord
  • Concord Rotary Charitable Endowment, Inc: Clerk & Member of Board of Directors
  • Concord Scout House, Inc: Member of Board of Directors
  • Musketaquid Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited: Committee Chair
  • Concord/ Carlisle Youth Soccer Coach & Boys Travel Grade 6 Age Director