Get advice about how the conflict law applies to you

Receive confidential advice from an attorney about how the conflict of interest law applies to you.

State Ethics Commission

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All state, county and municipal employees must comply with the conflict of interest law.  The law places some restrictions on what public employees may do on the job, after hours, and after leaving public service.

You may call the Commission to request confidential advice from the Attorney of the Day (AOD).  The AOD will call you back within 1 to 2 business days.  

You may send the Commission a request for written advice.  You will receive a written response within 30 days.  

You may also request telephone or written advice online

When contacting the Commission for advice, please note that we cannot: 

  1. Give you advice about conduct that has already occurred; 
  2. Give you advice about someone else's conduct, unless you have permission from that person to get advice on their behalf; or 
  3. Return any original materials submitted in support of requests for legal advice.

How to request Get advice about how the conflict law applies to you

Complete and submit the online advice request form.

If you are requesting a call back from the AOD, you should hear back from the AOD within one to two business days.  If you are requesting written advice, you should receive a written response from an attorney within 30 days.

Call the Ethics Commission  at (617) 371-9500 and ask to speak to the Attorney of the Day ("AOD").  

The AOD will call you back within 1 to 2 business days.

Send your request to:

State Ethics Commission
Attention:  Attorney of the Day
One Ashburton Place, Room 619
Boston, MA 02108

You should receive a written response from an attorney within 30 days. 

Contact for Get advice about how the conflict law applies to you

Address
One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108
Fax
(617) 723-5851

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