Adam Dash Esq.

Adam Dash Esq.

Principal Attorney
Somerville, Massachusetts
866-662-1899 (Toll Free)

Adam Dash is the principal attorney and founder of the law firm of Adam Dash & Associates in Davis Square, where he represents many businesses and individuals in real estate, zoning, divorce and commercial matters.

Mr. Dash has taught Corporations, Agency and Partnership law at the National Academy for Paralegal Studies at Framingham State College and has lectured at schools and social service agencies throughout the Boston area. He was president of the Somerville Homeless Coalition from 2000-2003, chairman of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce from 2002-2006,  chairman of the Town of Belmont Community Preservation Act Study Committee, and a full Member of the Town of Belmont Zoning Board of Appeals. 

He is currently a Warrant Committee member, Vice-Chair of the Underwood Pool Building Committee, and an elected Town Meeting Member for the Town of Belmont. He is also a member of the Somerville Zoning Advisory Committee. Attorney Dash was the recipient of the Hazel Hughes Award of Distinction from the Somerville Community Corporation in 1994, and was named the Best Lawyer in Somerville for 2012 by the Somerville News.

Mr. Dash holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Fine Arts from Brandeis University and a J.D. from George Washington University.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1993

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate-Transactional, Zoning and Permitting, Litigation
  • Family Law-Divorce, Paternity, Child Custody and Support
  • Small Business Issues-Contracts, Leases, Transactions, Financing
  • Administrative Law-Licenses, Permits, Professional Discipline

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1991


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude - 1987
    • Honors: Dean's List 1983-1987
    • Honors: Economics Tutor 1986-1987
    • Major: Economics and Fine Arts


  • Instructor in Corporations, Partnerships and Agency; Law Office Management; Administrative Law; and Trial Practice Assistantship, National Academy of Paralegal Studies, 1993 - 1994
  • Lecturer, Condominium Law, Century 21 Commonwealth, 2004
  • Lecturer regarding legal aspects of first-time home buying as part of the HOMEBASE program, City of Boston, Department of Public Facilities
  • Lecturer on Operating Under The Influence to Driver's Education classes, Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School
  • Lecturer on School-To-Work Program, Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School
  • Lecturer on Statutory Rape issues, Boston Initiative For Teen Pregnancy Prevention
  • Lecturer on Employment, Credit and Landlord/Tenant issues to ESL students, North Reading YMCA, 1999 - 2000
  • Lecturer on home buying, business law issues and consumer protection, La Alianza Hispana
  • Lawyer of the Day , Suffolk County Probate and Family Court, 1999 - Present
  • Lawyer of the Day, Middlesex County Probate and Family Court, 2000 - Present
  • Lecturer on carbon monoxide detector law, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • Mentor for The Family Law Project for Battered Women, Women’s Bar Foundation, 2009 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Hazel Hughes Award of Distinction, Somerville Community Corporation, 1994
  • Best Lawyer in Somerville
  • Martindale-Hubbel, BV Rated
  • Better Business Bureau, A+ Rated
  • The Somerville News Weekly, named Somerville’s Special Person of the Week , 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 1991 - Present
  • Better Business Bureau, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Notary Public, 1992 - Present
  • Somerville Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman, Officer, Director & Member , 1995 - Present
  • Lawyers Clearinghouse On Affordable Housing And Homelessness, Member & Legislative Committee, 1993 - 1995
  • Somerville Homeless Coalition, Board member, President, Vice-President, Fundraising Committee, member, Chairman, Nominating Committee, Chairman, Road Race Committee, Founder and Chairman, 1993 - Present
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Member , 1993 - 2007
  • Somerville Bar Association, Member , 1999 - 2006
  • Massachusetts Democratic Party, Delegate from Wards 5 and 7, Somerville, Massachusetts to the Massachusetts State Democratic Convention , 1995 - 1999
  • Somerville Youth Soccer League, Coach , 2003 - 2007
  • Brandeis University, Mock Trial Judge
  • Town of Belmont, Warrant Committee. Member, Vice Chair, Community Preservation Act Study Committee, chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Associate Member, Full Member, Town Meeting Member, Underwood Pool Building Committee, Vice Chair , 2007 - 2016
  • Beth El Temple Center, Trustee, 2007 - 2010
  • City of Somerville, Zoning Advisory Committee, Member , 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian, Associate Attorney, 1991 - 1993
  • Anderson and Quinn, Law Clerk, 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lawyer of the Day, Middlesex Probate and Family Court, 2000 - Present
  • Chairman, Somerville Chamber of Commerce, 2002 - 2006

Ancillary Businesses

  • Member, Town of Belmont Warrant Committee
  • Former Member, Town of Belmont Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Former Chairman, Town of Belmont Community Preservation
  • Act Study Committee