Vinnie received his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA in 1985. He was also admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in that year. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT in 1982. He started his own firm in 1990 and transitioned his practice to be a nationally recognized estate planning law firm.
Vinnie is an instructor at Boston University in Boston, MA. Adjunct Professor of the Academy of Multidisciplinary Practice and a Senior Fellow of the Estate & Wealth Strategies Institute at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. 2001-2002. He sits on the Board of Directors for The Marie C. Petrilli Cancer Research & Treatment Memorial Fund, Inc., a non-profit corporation dedicated to increasing awareness of the needs of cancer patients and their families. Co-director of the Essex County District Attorneys Office Drug Awareness Basketball Tournament 2005.
He is a frequent lecturer for bar associations, instructor, and quoted in the Wall Street Journal.
A natural innovator, he created and implemented the Family Lifetime Planning ProcessTM (FLPPTM) which is an annual maintenance program designed to keep plans current, foster multigenerational estate planning and provide reoccurring annual revenue and financial stability for the firm.
Mr. Bonazzoli lives with his wife, Paula, in Swampscott, MA. They are devoted parents to their two children. He coaches youth basketball and baseball. He is also a lector at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Nahant, MA. His interests include basketball, golf and running.