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Caroline E. Smith, Esq.

Caroline E. Smith, Esq.

CAROLINE SMITH, ESQ. is an Associate Attorney at McGregor Legere & Stevens PC.  She is a member of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations and the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts. She is active with several environmental, land use, alumnae, and law related organizations.

Ms. Smith is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College (VT) and New England Law | Boston. She participated in the Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Honors Program at New England Law | Boston and graduated magna cum laude.

While in law school, Ms. Smith joined the New England Law Review as an associate member during her 2L year and then served as Business Managing Editor during her 3L year. She also participated in the Environmental Law Society. 

Also while in law school, Ms. Smith served as judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Casper at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; judicial intern for the Honorable Justice Gaziano at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; 3:03 Certified Student Practitioner at the New England Law | Boston Clinical Law Office; and intern at the Massachusetts Division of Administrative Law Appeals.

Ms. Smith has authored papers and publications on contractual remedies, sovereign immunity, and attorneys’ fees on civil litigation. She is fluent in using Westlaw, LexisNexis, HeinOnline, Bloomberg Law, and Relativity.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Smith worked as a paralegal at Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, P.C. in Boston, MA.

The Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection (“MassDEP”) has amended its Septic System (“Title 5”) Regulations (310 CMR 15.000) and its Watershed Permit Regulations (314 CMR 21.00).

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, in its decision in the case of Haven Center, Inc. v. Town of Bourne, 490 Mass. 364 (2022), upheld as valid the Town of Bourne’s general bylaw ban on recreational marijuana establishments. 

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued an important decision in the case of Valentin v. Town of Natick et al., 2022 WL 4481412 (D. Mass. Sept. 27, 2022). This federal court litigation arose from the denial of an application for a permit to develop a condominium project that included affordable housing in Natick, Massachusetts. 

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