Boston – Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announced that attorney Lauren Galvin co-authored a chapter for the 2019 first supplement to the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) Massachusetts Zoning Manual.
The chapter, “Subdivision Control Law,” addresses the mechanics of recording or filing a plan, sets forth the elements that should appear in preliminary and definitive subdivision plans, and examines planning board rules and regulations.
As an Associate in the firm’s Litigation practice, Galvin conducts all states of litigation including initiation, discovery, trial preparation and appeals. Additionally, she regularly advises on a wide range of issues that arise in the context of land use, eminent domain, local legislation, elections, public records requests, open meetings, conflicts of interest, trustee process, bankruptcy, licensing and contracts.
MCLE aims to raise the caliber of lawyers’ professional and ethical service to their clients and communities, by providing comprehensive and practical continuing legal education of the highest quality. The Massachusetts Zoning Manual provides comprehensive coverage of zoning law and developments and tracks key statutory and case law developments. It includes valuable practice insights on obtaining variances and special permits, appealing zoning decisions, drafting zoning options, smart growth planning, expedited zoning, and numerous other facets of representing clients in zoning matters.