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Municipal Law

Town Counsel Services/Litigation/Real Estate/Land Use
I have represented cities and housing authorities  throughout Massachusetts. My municipal law practice reflects an effective problem-solving approach to advising and representing elected and appointed officials. I am experienced in assisting in the day-to-day decision making, planning and problem solving faced by mayors, licensing boards, commissioners and treasurers,  planning boards, police departments, boards of appeals, building inspectors, special permit granting authorities, historic district commissions, boards of assessors, conservation commissions, and local study committees.

I am known for my cost-effective work and aptitude for problem prevention. Municipal law services include:

      • Town Counsel services
      • Collective bargaining and labor relations
      • Competitive bidding and procurement
      • State ethics laws
      • Civil rights
      • Contracts
      • Finance
      • Taxation
      • Litigation
      • Land use, real estate, historic preservation, eminent domain
      • Public liability
      • Intergovernmental relations
      • Legislation
      • Environmental issues, waste disposal, wetland protection
      • Zoning appeals
      •  Subdivision appeala
      •  Zoning enforcement actions
      • Wetland appeals 
      •  Boundary and quiet title disputes between property owners
      • Health code enforcement