Aceto, Bonner & Cole PC
Ian P. Gillespie

Ian P. Gillespie

  • Biography
  • Education
  • Bar Admission
  • Practice Areas
  • Publications

Ian Gillespie earned his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2018. While in law school, Mr. Gillespie clerked for the Massachusetts Land Court, worked at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, and was a research assistant at Boston College for Professor George Brown, focusing primarily on constitutional and administrative law.

Mr. Gillespie clerked at Aceto, Bonner & Cole PC during the summer of 2017 and was subsequently hired by the firm after graduating from law school. During Mr. Gillespie’s time at Aceto, Bonner & Cole PC, he has concentrated in commercial and complex civil litigation, construction litigation, estate dispute litigation, criminal defense, employment law, and partnership disputes. In addition, Mr. Gillespie has worked on the transactional side of Aceto, Bonner & Cole’s practice, assisting clients with the planning and formation of business entities, the sale of business assets, and navigating through state and federal regulations.

Mr. Gillespie is also fluent in Spanish.


  • Boston Bar Association (2019 - Present)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (2018 - Present)

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

Representative Cases

  • Shachoy v. Conrades, 2019 WL 1598040 (Mass. Super. 2019)
  • Care and Protection of Anders, 93 Mass. App. Ct. 1118 (2018)


  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts

    J.D., 2018

  • St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

    B.A., 2011

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 2019