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Robert W. Lavoie - Andover, MA

12 Chestnut Street Andover, MA 01810

Updated: 08/17/2023

Andover Commercial and Real Estate Lending Lawyer


An Amesbury, MA native, Bob joined the firm in 2011. Bob was a partner with Asoian & Tully in Andover prior to its 1996 merger with Devine Millimet, a 75 member Northern New England regional law firm headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire. Bob was a shareholder at Devine Millimet's Andover office until its closing in 2011, when he left to join Johnson & Borenstein, LLC in order to remain available to his Andover and Merrimack Valley area clients...

About Robert W. Lavoie

Year Joined Firm

  • 2011

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Real Estate Lending
  • Zoning and Other Land-Use Permitting
  • Environmental and Brownfields Law
  • Economic Development and Municipal Law


Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1979
  • New Hampshire, 1987

Other Affiliations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association - Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association – Member
  • Lawrence Bar Association - Member
  • Merrimack Valley Conveyancers Association – Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Andover Rotary Club – 2009-present; 2013-14 Club President
  • Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors 2005-present; Clerk
  • Andover Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2001-present
  • Amesbury Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • Amesbury City Council, 2006 to 2017; 2010/2011 Council President
  • Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, 2011- 2017; Chairman 2005-2011
  • Merrimack Valley Legal Services – Board of Directors, 1979-2014
  • Neighborhood Legal Services – Board of Directors, 2005-2014
  • Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council – Board of Directors
  • Yankee Clipper Council – Boy Scouts of America Past Council President
  • Harvard College Alumni Association - Member
  • BU School of Law Alumni Association – Member

Past Positions

  • Asoian & Tully, Partner
  • Devine Millimet, Shareholder


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, 1976
    Honors: cum laude


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • NE Real estate Journal Articles on Brownfields Act, Shopping Center Development, and Affordable HousingBankers and Tradesman Article on Chapter 40R - Smart Growth

Office Information


12 Chestnut Street Andover, MA 01810


  • 978-475-6703



  • Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission – SJC Appointment
  • Enterprise Bank Celebration of Excellence Community Service Award Nominee
  • Eagle Scout– Boy Scouts of America
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout Award – Boy Scouts of America
  • Distinguished Citizen Award by Yankee Clipper Council – Boy Scouts of America
  • Outstanding Service Award presented by Merrimack Valley Legal Services

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