With over 1,000 municipal officials and employees from across the state participating, the discussion included analysis of the legal issues governing the use of public spaces for first amendment purposes. Just as importantly, the discussion also included consideration of the practical implications of such “auditors”, including use of office... read more
KP Law Member Matthew G. Feher will be participating on a panel at the upcoming 2023 MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show that will address timely developments in municipal law of interest to local leaders from across the Commonwealth. Attorney Feher, current President of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association... read more
Attorney Goldberg spoke with Human Resources Officers from all over the Commonwealth concerning so-called “First Amendment Audits” and the legal and practical issues implicated. The extended discussion was useful for all in attendance, and hearing from Human Resources Officers whose communities have dealt with such audits provided important insights... read more
Attorney Michele E. Randazzo again joins a panel of judges and experienced practitioners to present an annual virtual continuing legal education program entitled “Administrative Agency Action and Judicial Review: Nuts and Bolts, Practice Pointers and Recent Developments,” sponsored by the Social Law Library. This program will be held Monday,... read more
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