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  • 22 Sep 2023 8:26 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    TOWN COUNSEL - Town of Arlington

    The Town of  Arlington  seeks a professional to join its strong management team in the performance of highly responsible administrative duties serving as chief legal officer of the town; prosecuting and defending all litigation and providing legal advice to all town departments.  Performs varied and complex professional legal functions, assuming full responsibility for their planning and execution; exercises considerable judgment in making decisions and rendering advice regarding the town's legal affairs, policy-making and administration. Juris Doctor Degree; member of the Massachusetts Bar and Federal Bar; five years experience in municipal law  and litigation in a similar environment.  Salary range 113 to 163K annually DOQ.  Please apply by 9/29/2023. For a full position description please visit  

  • 4 Sep 2023 11:06 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Newton Law Department is seeking a Senior Assistant City Solicitor for Labor and Employment who will serve as the chief of the Law Department’s Labor and Employment practice group. The Labor and Employment group is responsible for providing legal advice, risk management and compliance strategy to City departments in all matters related to public sector employment matters, workplace initiatives, problem-solving, and planning. This includes negotiating, interpreting, and enforcing collective bargaining agreements. The Senior Assistant City Solicitor will oversee, manage and lead a practice group of 2-3 attorneys and serve as a lead negotiator and representative with the City’s nine (9) collective bargaining units. The ideal candidate will have approximately five to seven (5-7) years of experience as a lawyer in a governmental legal office, private in-house counsel, or law firm setting; litigation experience in federal and/or state court; licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with no disciplinary record.

    Salary range: $119,680 - $128,929 per year

    Please submit cover letter, resume and completed application found in the Human Resources section of the City website at

    The City of Newton ls an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer

  • 30 Aug 2023 11:46 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Department: City Solicitor's Office

    Department:                    Law Department 

    Job Title:                         Third Assistant City Solicitor

    Appointing Authority:      Mayor Jared C. Nicholson

    Salary:                             $119,723.16+ plus benefits
    (Years of service in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or Massachusetts municipal retirement systems may be factored into compensation.)

    Posting Date:                   Tuesday, August 29, 2023

    Closing Date:                   Open Until Filled (A review of applications will begin the week of September 24th)

    For information on duties, qualifications, and minimum requirements, please visit

    the Personnel Department's page at

    Application and resume must be submitted to the Personnel Office, Room 307 in

    Lynn City Hall.  If submitting via e-mail, please include “Third Assistant City Solicitor” in the subject line.

    The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 25 Jul 2023 9:56 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)


    The Town of Braintree seeks a highly-motivated attorney to serve as a part-time Assistant Town Solicitor.  Under the direction of the Town Solicitor, the Assistant Town Solicitor will represent the Town in legal proceedings and quasi-judicial or administrative proceedings before courts and regulatory agencies and to serve as legal counsel to the Mayor, department heads and other Town officials. Duties include conducting legal research, preparing legal opinions, preparing responses to public records requests and drafting and reviewing municipal contracts. Specific areas of responsibility include labor and employment, state ethics, open meeting law, public records law, public procurement, municipal finance, and other matters associated with municipal law.

    Minimum Requirements:

    J.D. with at least 3 years relevant legal experience. Experience in labor and employment law, plus public records and open meeting law at the municipal level preferred. Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and admitted or eligible to practice in federal court. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, possess excellent judgment and have strong research and writing skills. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a collegial fast paced environment are also required. Attendance at night meetings, including the Town Council may be required.  All work is to be performed at Braintree Town Hall, parents’ schedule welcome.

    Interested individuals should forward their resume, cover letter and writing sample to:


    Cindy DePina, Human Resources Director

    Town of Braintree is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 25 Jul 2023 9:43 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Assistant City Solicitor, City of Brockton

    The City of Brockton is seeking an Assistant City Solicitor to join its Law Department.  The successful candidate must be admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and have three to five years of experience as a practicing attorney.  Experience in municipal law, labor and employment law, land use, or civil litigation preferred. 

    The starting salary is $106, 917.  We also offer an excellent benefit package, a defined benefit pension, and a supportive and inclusive work environment. 

    This position is not subject to the City’s residency requirement. 

    For full job description and application instructions, please visit: 

    This position will remain open until filled.  Review of resumes will begin immediately. 

  • 25 Jul 2023 9:42 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    City of Malden seeks applicants for a Part Time Assistant City Solicitor 

    The City of Malden seeks candidates for the position of part time Assistant City Solicitor. Assists the City Solicitor with a variety of legal matters including cases and claims through all stages of litigation and/or adjudicatory proceedings, including any appeals. The qualified candidate must have a JD degree from an accredited law school, be a member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar, admitted to practice before Massachusetts state and federal courts. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented, deadline driven, organized individual with excellent writing and analytical skills and the ability to multitask and handle multiple cases and assignments. For a full job description and details on how to apply, visit:

  • 20 Jun 2023 11:25 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    MAPC is seeking the services of a Senior Legal Counsel who reports to MAPC's General Counsel.  For details and application information click on the following link:  MAPC Senior Counsel Position

  • 12 Jun 2023 5:27 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Town of Andover has an amazing opportunity for the position of Town Counsel. If you are an attorney desiring to be part of a forward thinking and innovative community with many projects and initiatives, this is the opportunity for you! To view the full ad and to apply online visit:

  • 9 Jun 2023 12:01 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Miyares and Harrington LLP is seeking to hire a member of the Massachusetts bar with approximately one to three years’ experience in general municipal and/or litigation or related practice areas. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a hybrid work environment.

    The firm concentrates its practice on municipal, land use, labor, employment, litigation, environmental, and water issues throughout the state, representing municipal governments, as well as private individuals and organizations.

    If you have the skills, experience, and interest to support our commitment to good local government, contact us. The firm is accepting applications now and will be conducting interviews until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit résumés to Miyares and Harrington LLP, 40 Grove Street, Suite 190, Wellesley, MA 02482 or by email to

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, disability, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or national origin. We encourage applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply.

  • 2 Jun 2023 8:38 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    "The City of Gloucester seeks to hire an assistant general counsel. The assistant general counsel will provide legal advice to appointed and elected public officials, litigate land use, contract, and environmental law cases, negotiate contracts, draft ordinances and regulations, and  represent the city in administrative tribunals.  Please visit  for a full job description.  To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: "

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