General Municipal

KP Law is a full-service municipal law firm dedicated to providing its client communities with the highest quality legal services and personalized attention in a timely and cost-effective manner. We are experienced in the wide range of issues facing municipalities and are sensitive to the unique cost constraints of municipal governments. As seasoned advocates and skilled negotiators, we provide cities and towns across the Commonwealth with a level of in-depth knowledge and expertise that only a municipal specialist attuned to statewide trends can provide. Providing a full range of legal services, while building economies of scale into our practice, enables both small and large communities to approach legal issues in a proactive, comprehensive, and cost-effective manner.

Our professional staff of over fifty highly experienced attorneys is able to provide a full range of services including:

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  • Americans With Disabilities Act -Building Compliance, Discrimination Claims
  • Appellate Tax Board/Assessors
  • Board of Health, Site Assignments, Title 5
  • Cable Television License Renewal and Negotiations
  • Chapter Lands 61, 61A, 61B
  • Chapter 91 Permitting, Tidelands
  • Charter Commissions- Establishment and Revision
  • Civil Rights and Police Misconduct
  • Coastal Zone Management/Harbor Regulation
  • Community Preservation Act
  • Comprehensive Permits c.40B – Affordable Housing
  • Conflict of Interest (State Ethics)
  • Conservation Restrictions
  • Discrimination Law (MCAD)
  • Economic Development Including Tax Incentives
  • Elections and Campaign Finance
  • Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings
  • Environmental Law – Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Firearms Licensing and Revocation
  • Forms of Government and Reorganizing Departments
  • Harbormaster/Shellfish Constable
  • Hazardous Waste Law/Brownfields
  • Historic District Commissions
  • Housing Authorities

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  • Industrial Development and Redevelopment
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage
  • Internal Investigations
  • Labor and Employment Law-Including Sexual Harassment Training and Health Insurance
  • Licensing
  • Litigation and Enforcement
  • Local Legislation – Bylaws, Charters, Regulations and Special Legislation
  • MEPA/Facility Siting
  • Municipal Finance and Prop. 2 1/2
  • Parks, Commons, Conservation Land and Playgrounds
  • Procurement – Contracting
  • Public and Charitable Trusts
  • Public Construction – Designer Selection
  • Public Utility Law
  • Public and Private Ways
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Regional Agreements
  • School Law, Education Reform
  • Subdivision Control
  • Tax Collection/Tax Title
  • Telecommunications
  • Water/Sewer – Supply, Compliance, Permitting, Financing, Betterment Assessments
  • Wetlands
  • Zoning- Affordable Housing c. 40B, Smart Growth Zoning c. 40R, Expedited Permitting c. 43D