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Larry DiCara is among Boston’s most recognized civic leaders in addition to serving as a consultant, lobbyist, and trained mediator.

A frequent speaker at colleges, universities and other venues, as well as a regular go-to source in Boston media, Larry has taught at Harvard, Boston University and the University of Massachusetts.

Larry has practiced real estate and administrative law and has been intimately involved with the development process in and around Boston for more than 40 years.



Boston Latin School

1961 - 1967

Harvard University, A.B., Government


Suffolk Law School, J.D.


John F. Kennedy School of Government, M.P.A.


University of Massachusetts, L.L.D. (Hon.)



United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

United States District Court of Massachusetts

United States Supreme Court


Boston Bar Association

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law

Larry has been honored for civic leadership and has held leadership positions in a number of civic and charitable organizations over a period of decades.



Turmoil and Transition in Boston tells the personal and political story of Larry DiCara, the youngest person ever elected to the Boston City Council.


DiCara’s story is intimately woven into the fate of his hometown of Boston. Then a federal court order mandating busing to achieve racial integration in the public schools ripped apart his city. DiCara shows how public policy decisions and economic and demographic changes from that time transformed Boston into one of America’s most diverse, affluent, and successful cities in the twenty-first century.



The American Dream

February 28, 2020

I recently read that Kerry Healey, former President of Babson College and former Lt. Governor of the Commonwealth, will be working with the Milken Institute in Washington, D.C. and creating a Center for Advancing the American Dream.

My How Boston Has Changed

February 14, 2020

Each of us views Boston from a personal vantage point. Given that I was born in 1949, I am now living in my ninth decade! This evening, I will speak of how Boston has changed in recent years and especially since the historic election of 1983.

Kenneth Cuccinelli

January 31, 2020

There is no more contentious issue facing the American people than immigration. The former Attorney General of Virginia - Kenneth Cuccinelli – who, I will assume, is of Italian heritage, has been named as Acting Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.