Law Office of
James J. Burke, LLC

James J. Burke has been practicing law in Peabody for over 30 years. His practice has evolved over the years, primarily representing buyers, sellers and lenders on residential and commercial real estate transactions. Additionally, he represents individuals in the formation of business entities such as corporations and limited liability companies and ongoing corporate and legal filings and meetings. The preparation of Wills, Health Care Proxies and Durable Powers of Attorney as well as representing individuals in the probate of estates rounds out the major areas of his general practice.


James J. Burke has been involved in the Peabody Community since he began practicing law here in 1984. He currently serves on the Executive Board of the Greater Peabody Chamber of Commerce.


He is a member of the Essex County Bar Association and the Peabody Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit as well as the United States Supreme Court.


The Law Office of James J. Burke is a network attorney of both ARAG and Hyatt employee sponsored and individual legal plans. Whether you are buying or selling a home, preparing your estate or need general legal assistance, these plans often cover the legal fees or provide significant discounts for you and your spouse. If you are a member of either of these plans, please contact our office to make your plan work for you.