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ASSISTANT BAR COUNSEL
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
OFFICE OF BAR COUNSEL

The Office of the Bar Counsel has an opening for an Assistant Bar Counsel.  The position involves the investigation of complaints against Massachusetts attorneys, evidentiary hearings before hearing committees, and appeals to the Board of Bar Overseers and Supreme Judicial Court.  A minimum 5 years of practice experience is preferred.  Other requirements include some knowledge of a variety of areas of legal practice, trial and appellate experience, and superior writing and oral advocacy skills.  Excellent benefits, salary commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates should submit, by mail or email, a résumé and unedited writing sample by February 19, 2016 to: 

Dorothy Anderson, Esq.
Office of Bar Counsel
99 High Street
Boston, MA  02110
d.anderson@massbbo.org

For further information about the office, see the Office of Bar Counsel/Board of Bar Overseers website, www.mass.gov/obcbbo.  The Office of the Bar Counsel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

INVESTIGATOR/PARALEGAL
BOARD OF BAR OVERSEERS OF THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
OFFICE OF THE BAR COUNSEL

The Office of the Bar Counsel seeks a full-time investigator/paralegal.

The mission of the Office of the Bar Counsel is to protect the public from unethical conduct by lawyers and to preserve and enhance the integrity and high standards of the bar.  The paralegal/investigator assists in the investigation, resolution, and prosecution of complaints of attorney misconduct.  Duties include, but are not limited to, obtaining records from various courts, interviewing witnesses, drafting reports and summaries, organizing case files and exhibits, conducting legal research, and assisting at hearings.  Excellent writing skills and proficiency in Word are essential.  Experience with Excel and Westlaw are strongly recommended.  Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required.  Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car.  Bachelor’s degree required. 

Superior benefits package includes 4 weeks of vacation, 100% employer paid family health and dental insurance and defined contribution and elective deferral pension plans. 

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample by January 25, 2016, to Sabra Mitchell by email:  s.mitchell@massbbo.org.  Please make sure your name is on all documents.  Interviews may begin before the deadline.  For more information about the Office of the Bar Counsel, please see our web site at www.mass.gov/obcbbo .  Equal Opportunity Employer.


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