Robert L. Visnick
Bob’s legal practice focuses on real-estate, elder law, estate planning, personal injury, and corporate law. He has been serving the Cape Ann area for over fifteen years. Raised on Cape Ann, Bob has deep roots in the community. He is the Rockport Town Moderator and is a corporate member of the Board of Directors of the Education Foundation of Rockport, former director of Temple Ahavat Achim, and Rockport Housing Partnership. He is a past President of the Rockport Rotary Club and is on the Board of Governors of the Sandy Bay Yacht Club. He is a member of the Real Estate Bar for Massachusetts. He is a member of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and is a past director of the Rockport Division of the chamber and member of the Government Affairs Committee. He is a past-president and one of the founding members of the Cape Ann Referral Group. He is a 1984 graduate, cum laude of Suffolk University Law School, where he attended the evening division while teaching high school science during the day.
Attorney Visnick serves not only his community, he has served his country as well. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps, having been a prosecutor, defense counsel, military judge, and educator. He was an adjunct faculty member of the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies and has taught seminars to senior military and civilian leaders in Senegal, Mali, and Belarus. Lt Col Visnick is a National Institute of Trial advocacy certified instructor.
Bob started in practice in the Navy JAG Corps in 1985. While on active duty, he was a prosecutor, defense counsel, disability law advisor, and legal assistance attorney. He was an instructor at the Naval Justice School, in Newport, Rhode Island, where he taught evidence, criminal law and trial attorney. He was an adjunct faculty member of the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies and has conducted seminars in Senegal, Mali, and Belarus on divers subjects in the areas of the law of armed conflict, international law, and the Law of the Sea.