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Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022
Job openings: Research attorney for the Superior Court; Assistant general counsel for the City of Gloucester


Job Openings

Research attorney for the Superior Court

The Massachusetts Superior Court is seeking to fill one research attorney position, serving all the justices of the Superior Court. This is a professional, permanent position within the Administrative Office of the Superior Court.

Research attorneys assist the justices with legal research, writing and analysis; prepare draft decisions, research memoranda and other documents; analyze and research specific legal issues and questions for the judges; and may assist in training and oversight of other legal research staff and interns. The position is expected to be based primarily in Boston, but may be required to travel or transfer to other locations according to the needs of the court.

Requirements include a minimum of two years of legal experience, with excellent writing, communication and legal research skills. A judicial clerkship and/or extensive experience involving a high volume of legal research and writing in the litigation context is preferred. Research attorneys must reside in Massachusetts for the duration of their employment.

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Assistant general counsel
for the City of Gloucester

The City of Gloucester is seeking to hire an assistant general counsel to provide full municipal legal services to city departments, as assigned by general counsel.  As a professional lawyer, this position uses independent judgment in representing the city's interests and remains responsible for advising and guiding all departments within the municipality on matters of legal compliance. 

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Qualified candidates should respond to the City of Gloucester, Human Resources Department, 9 Dale Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930, or email a resume and application to