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  • 2 Oct 2023 8:55 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Methuen seeks to hire a Second Assistant City Solicitor.  Information on this posting, including salary range, is available at the following link:

  • 2 Oct 2023 8:53 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Methuen seeks to hire an Assistant City Solicitor. Information on this posting, including salary range, is available at the following link: 

  • 29 Sep 2023 9:43 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    A well-established municipal law firm specializing in complex education law, employment law and public sector law, seeks an exceptional attorney with at least 5 years of meaningful civil litigation experience and excellent writing and oral advocacy skills.    Experience with education-related litigation, including litigation involving students with disabilities, civil and constitutional rights, and labor issues is welcome but not required.  Attention to detail, and a client-focused positive attitude are required.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits and an opportunity to work in a collegial atmosphere with experts in the field.  Massachusetts admission required and federal admission preferred. All cover letters and resumes should be submitted to Lauren Harding at


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

    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.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 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)

    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

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