Attorney Nicole Costanzo will present a legal update, focusing on New Marijuana Laws, at the MGFOA Lunch and Learn on November 9, 2022. Program and registration information for the Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association event can be found here. Later that same day, Attorney Costanzo will also present at the... read more
Attorney Janelle M. Austin, of KP Law, P.C., Boston, will serve as a faculty member at the upcoming MCLE seminar “Public Records and Open Meeting Law – What you need to know about the public’s right to know.” The MCLE faculty panel, including Attorney Austin, will review legal requirements... read more
Attorney Michele E. Randazzo will present a legal update, focusing on the Open Meeting Law, to the Massachusetts Association of Regional Transit Authorities (MARTA) Fall Conference on September 12, 2022 at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. For more information, click https://matransit.com/2021-fall-conference/conference-agenda/.
In a decision issued on July 19, 2022, the Appeals Court dismissed an appeal by the plaintiff in the case of Jerry L. Ryan v. City of Salem, affirming the ruling in favor of the City of Salem and its election officials following a weeks-long trial over the November,... read more
KP Law is pleased to announce that Attorney Matthew G. Feher, a Member of the firm, was elected President of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association (MMLA) at its June 8, 2022 Annual Business Meeting. Attorney Feher served as MMLA Vice President from 2020-2022, as a Director on the MMLA... read more
ARBITRATOR DENIES GRIEVANCE BY POLICE SUPERIOR OFFICERS’ UNION AFTER TEN-DAY HEARING, FINDING CITY OF METHUEN DID NOT VIOLATE ANY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT IN ADMINISTRATION OF WAGES DURING THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2017, AND JUNE 30, 2020 AND THAT THE WAGE PROVISION OF THE MOST RECENT CONTRACT IS UNENFORCEBALE... read more
We are pleased to announce Deborah I. Ecker & Amy E. Kwesell are now Shareholders of the Firm and Matthew G. Feher and Robin Stein are now Members of the Firm.
KP Law Attorneys Michele E. Randazzo and Deborah I. Ecker will be panelists for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s 20thAnnual Municipal Law Conference, on March 16, 2022. KP Law is proud to be a regular participant in this useful program, in which experienced attorneys share their knowledge and insight in... read more
Managing Attorney Lauren Goldberg was honored to speak to the Massachusetts Select Board Association at its January 28, 2021 Annual Meeting. Following the business portion of the meeting, Attorney Goldberg reviewed the current status of the Open Meeting Law, the scope and potential duration of so-called “Covid-19 relief”, and... read more
Managing Attorney Lauren Goldberg participated as a panelist at the Wednesday, January 26, 2020 Massachusetts Municipal Association workshop entitled, “Municipal Strategies for On-line and In-person Engagement.” Attorney Goldberg discussed the way in which the Open Meeting and Public Records Laws continue to challenge municipalities as they begin participating more... read more