Attorney Profile

Experience Counts

Joseph D. Feaster, Jr.

Of Counsel

Email: jfeaster@mckenzielawpc.com
Phone: (617) 778-0012

Bar Admissions
  • U.S. District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.A., Political Science, Northeastern University

Attorney Joseph D. Feaster, Jr. has been practicing law for nearly 40 years, during which time he has developed an expertise in numerous areas of the law, including corporate, employment and labor, real estate, contract, licensing and zoning, and probate. Presently, he is the court-appointed Receiver for Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center. Recently, he served as the Interim Town Manager of the Town of Stoughton. Prior to joining McKenzie & Associates, P.C., Attorney Feaster was Of Counsel to the firm of Wynn & Wynn, P.C.

Attorney Feaster previously served as President of the Massachusetts Community and Banking Council, Acting Director of Real Estate for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, Interim Administrator of the Boston Housing Authority, one of the largest public housing authorities in the country; Assistant Secretary and General Counsel in the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Administration and Finance, Associate Counsel in Prudential Insurance Company’s Northeast Home Office, and as an attorney at the National Labor Relations Board’s Boston Regional Office. His professional affiliations are numerous, as his expertise is sought within the City of Boston and nationally. Such affiliations and service include serving as a mediator for the Suffolk County (MA) Superior Court Mediation program, and as a registered lobbyist in Massachusetts. He currently serves as a board member of the National Lawyers Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, as a board member of the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, Inc., as a board member of the National Alliance of Mental Illness of Boston (NAMI Boston), and as a board member of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (ULEM). He previously served as President of the Boston Branch NAACP, as Vice Chairman and board member of Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP), as Speaker of the House of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), as a board member of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (MLCHC), as a board member of Dimock Community Health Center, which tenure included serving as Board Chairman and as the Center’s Interim President, and on the Executive Council of the Massachusetts AARP. Attorney Feaster was also a member of the Commonwealth’s Workforce Investment Board; past President of Northeastern University School of Law Alumni Association, past president of Northeastern University School of Law Black American Law Student Association (BALSA), past president of Combined Boston BALSA, and past Chairman of the Boston Enhanced Enterprise Community Advisory Board.

Attorney Feaster is also the Senior Vice President of Victory Group, a government and community relations firm, and is also President of Feaster Enterprises, a strategic planning, organizational development, and community outreach consulting firm. He has served as an adjunct professor in Northeastern University’s Master in Public Administration program, as a research associate at the William Monroe Trotter Institute at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and as a member and Chairman of the City of Boston’s Board of Appeal.

Attorney Feaster received his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. He has also completed programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Real Estate Development and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Attorney Feaster is admitted to practice before the courts in Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, the First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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