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Francis Xavier Bellotti, American state official, lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States District Court 1975. Recipient Silver medal Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1978, Commander in chief gold medal and citation Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1979.


Bellotti, Francis Xavier was born on May 3, 1923 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Peter Vincent and Mary J. (Petrocelli) Bellotti.


AB, Tufts University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws (University fellow), Boston College, 1952. Juris Doctor (honorary), New England School Law, 1977.

Juris Doctor (honorary), Tufts University, 1979.


Worked at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. (Boston, MA) specializing in General Practice. Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Banking and Financial Services, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Biotechnology, Communications, Corporate, Energy Project Finance, Employment, Environmental, Estate Planning and Probate, Federal Legislative and Regulatory Practice, Group Benefits and Executive Compensation, Health Care, High Technology, Higher Education, Immigration, International, Insurance, Labor, Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals, Municipal Bonds, Non-Profit Organizations, Real Estate, Securities, State and Local Government Relations, Taxation, Venture Capital. Trial and Appellate Practice including Commercial Transactions, Construction, Corporate, Product Liability, Securities, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, White Collar Crime and Other Civil and Criminal Litigation.

Admitted to the bar, 1952, Mass. United States. District Court for the District of Columbia. United States. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

United States. Supreme Court. President, National Association of Attorneys General, July, 1984-July, 1985. Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor, 1963-1965.

Massachusetts Attorney General, 1975-1987. Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers. Military: United States.

Navy, 1942-1946

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  • Bar: Massachusetts 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States District Court 1975.


Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946. Fellow International Academy Trial Lawyers, American College Trial Lawyers. Member National Association Attorneys General (Louis C. Wyman award 1981, president 1984-1985), Harvard Institute Politics, National College Criminal Defense Lawyers, Professional Journalists, New England Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Justinian Law Society.


Married Margarita E. Wang, February 22, 1949. Children: Francis X., Kathleen A., Mary E., Nina M., Peter V., Therese A., Margarita E., Joseph R., Thomas, Patricia A., Michael G., Sheila A.

Peter Vincent Bellotti

Mary J. (Petrocelli) Bellotti

Margarita E. Wang

Francis X. Bellotti

Kathleen A. Bellotti

Mary E. Bellotti

Nina M. Bellotti

Peter V. Bellotti

Therese A. Bellotti

Margarita E. Bellotti

Joseph R. Bellotti

Thomas Bellotti

Patricia A. Bellotti

Michael G. Bellotti

Sheila A. Bellotti