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  • 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)

    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:

  • 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: "

  • 9 May 2023 10:12 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Massachusetts Association of Public Purchasing Officials (MAPPO) is seeking an Executive Director for this newly created leadership position. The Executive Director will have broad responsibility for all association administration, including financial management, support administration, administrative systems and procedures, purchasing and general office management. The Executive Director shall also perform business planning and analysis functions commensurate with the position. A full job description can be found at under “Job Opportunities.”

    The contracted, non-benefited, part-time position is appointed by the Executive Board and reports to the President of the Association.

    MAPPO is a private professional organization comprised of over 250 public employees whose duties include all procurement functions and responsibility for public contracting. The organization is dedicated to the education, professional development, and promotion of public procurement professionals across the Commonwealth.

    Compensation is anticipated to be up to $45.00 per hour, depending on experience, and

    To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to

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