Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
Employment Opportunities
Office of Bar Counsel
The Board of Bar Overseers, Office of the Bar Counsel (OBC) due to the retirement of a senior member of the Attorney and Consumer Assistance Program staff is seeking a uniquely talented attorney, experienced in bar discipline, to join the office as an Assistant Bar Counsel, Attorney and Consumer Assistance Program. This unique opportunity to join the leader of bar disciplinary practice in the Commonwealth offers the challenge of a diverse and varied caseload that will involve the initial intake and evaluation of complaints of professional misconduct and the determination of whether complaints allege violation of the rules of professional conduct warranting further investigation, informal resolution, mediation, or referral for formal OBC investigation. Qualified individuals will have knowledge of, or experience in several areas of legal practice and excellent interpersonal, oral communication, legal writing and oral advocacy skills, and a collaborative, team approach to their practice 

A Juris Doctorate, admission to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in good standing and a minimum of five years of practical legal experience is required.  Excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.  Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications, including a cover letter, resume and writing sample, should be forwarded to Angela Puccini, Human Resources Manager, at  Please include the subject line “Assistant Bar Counsel - ACAP” on all correspondence. The review of applications will be ongoing.

Additional information about the Board of Bar Overseers, the Office of Bar Counsel, and the Attorney and Consumer Assistance Program is available at our website: The Board of Bar Overseers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Established by the Supreme Judicial Court as the administrative body responsible for protecting the public from unethical conduct by attorneys and preserving the high ethical standards of the bar, the Board of Bar Overseers and the Office of the Bar Counsel  strive to ensure that those working in its office reflect the diversity of the public and bar membership we serve. The Board encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions.