Dec 31

Happy Holidays!  The MMLA Municipal Law Quarterly, Winter 2016, is now available on this website.  This edition has  a variety of articles on the latest topics in municipal law, a summary of MMLA’s legislative priorities for 2017-2018, and a forecast of upcoming legal seminars and programs.  

Thank you for reading, contributing and advertising in the Quarterly. We look forward to partnering with more MMLA members in 2017, and find the best opportunities occur at our monthly programs, half-day seminars and annual conference. Each year MMLA members are writing quality articles, memoranda and updates on municipal law. The Quarterly is a forum in which your work is welcomed and a vehicle through which important information can be shared with colleagues and clients. Therefore, please consider contacting MMLA’s Editorial Board and letting us know of your ideas and interests for future articles and case law updates. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you, and expand legal coverage on the ever-changing, dynamic field of municipal law. 

Warm wishes for a healthy, peaceful and prosperous new year! 

Angela Atchue
Managing Editor
MMLA Editorial Board
www.massmunilaw.org

Oct 11

Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association would like again to remind its members and the public  that its “Municipal Law Quarterly” is now publicly available on its website, www.massmunilaw.org.  The Quarterly contains articles about updates in municipal law in the Commonwealth, practice tips, and analyses of issues facing cities and towns and impacting municipal practice.  On the MMLA Home Page, click on the menu tab “Quarterly Journal,” to access the current and past issues of the Quarterly.  MMLA invites you to log on and enjoy the articles.  The current issue – Municipal Law Quarterly, Fall 2016 – is now available.

MMLA wishes again to acknowledge with gratitude the members of its Municipal Law Quarterly Editorial BoardStacey G. Bloom, Editor-in-Chief; Jordan L. Shapiro, Editor Emeritus; ngela D. Atchue, Managing Editor; Carol Haijar McGravey; Timothy J. Harrington; and Peter L. Mello

Jul 16

Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that its “Municipal Law Quarterly” is now publicly available on its website, www.massmunilaw.org.  The Quarterly contains articles about updates in municipal law in the Commonwealth, practice tips, and analyses of issues facing cities and towns and impacting municipal practice.  On the MMLA Home Page, click on the menu tab “Quarterly Journal,” to access the current and past issues of the Quarterly.  MMLA invites you to log on and enjoy the articles.

MMLA expresses its sustained gratitude to Municipal Law Quarterly Editorial Board:

Stacey G. Bloom, Editor-in-Chief
Jordan L. Shapiro, Editor Emeritus
Angela D. Atchue, Managing Editor
Carol Haijar McGravey
Timothy J. Harrington
Peter L. Mello

Jul 01

[7-1-2016] – MMLA’S Summer 2016 Issue of the Municipal Law Quarterly is now available in the Members Area of this website.  This issue covers a wide range of timely topics for the municipal attorney, including an update on the new Public Records Law, important information on municipal stormwater regulation, and a remembrance of our friend and colleague George Lane.   With this issue of the Municipal Law Quarter, the Association expresses its gratitude to outgoing President Don Rider, Marlborough City Solicitor, and welcomes incoming President, Henry Luthin, First Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Boston.

Apr 08

[4-8-16] – MMLA’S Spring 2016 Issue of the Municipal Law Quarterly is now available in the Members Area of this website.  This issue covers a wide range of timely topics for the municipal attorney, including: mediation, and the Seven Deadly Sins;  a report on Thayer v. City Worcester; negotiating for public records reform; negotiating cloud contracts; coming attractions on EPA’s revised municipal storm-water (“MS4”) permit; and much more.

Members are asked to complete the Survey Monkey for the Annual Meeting and Conference.  The link to the survey is:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016MMLA  and it will be available until April 15, 2016.

 

Jul 13

MMLA is pleased to announce the publication of the Municipal Law Quarter for Summer, 2015.   This edition includes the second of two parts focusing on real estate transactions by the Commonwealth through the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMMM).  The editorial board of the Quarterly hopes you enjoy this latest edition and that it contributes to your practice as municipal attorneys.  The Quarterly relies on contributions by members for its content.  If you would like to contribute an article please let me know.

The Quarterly is a must read for municipal counsel. It can be found under  menu tab in the Members Area of this website.  If you’re interested in contributing to the newsletter, please contact Stacey Bloom at staceygene@gmail.com.

Jul 29

MMLA is pleased to announce the publication of its Spring/Summer Quarterly.  This volume includes a municipal case law update, a letter from the State’s new Inspector General, Glen Cunha, and a comprehensive look at Park Commissioners.  Members can access the Quarterly by logging into the website and clicking the Members Area tab.  We hope you enjoy the Quarterly.  If you would like to write an article for a future volume, please contact Stacey Bloom at staceygene@gmail.com.

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