Christopherj. Petrini

PETRINIat ~ ASSOCIATES, P.C. Counselors Public Law
Peter L. Mello

372 Union Avenue I Framingham, MA 01702 (Tel) 508-665-4310 I (Fax) 508-665-4313 www.petrinilaw.com

Barbara J. Saint Andre

Heather C. ‘White

Christopher L. Brown

October 11,2012 Duxbury Board of Selectmen C o Richard R. MacDonald, Town Manager 878 Tremont Street Duxbury, MA 02332 Re: Proposal in Response to Duxbury RFP for Town Counsel Services

Dear Members of the Board of Selectmen: I am pleased to submit the accompanying response to your request for proposals for the position of Town Counsel. Petrini & Associates, P.C. is a full service municipal law finm We currently serve as Town Counsel to Framingham, Medway, Sherborn and West Brookfield, and are very interested in serving Duxbury as well. Each of our five lawyers is a highly experienced municipal lawyer. Our firm provides full Town Counsel services to our towns, including Town Meeting, licensing, land use, planning, environmental, public construction, litigation, contracts, conflict of interest, elections, finance, public sector labor law, employment, Open Meeting Law and general municipal 1 w. We place great importance on providing personal. responsive service to our clients. We deliver targeted and cost-effective legal services to support towns and cities in their quest to deliver excellence in municipal services. As part of our commitment to help your town control legal costs, we are proposing to provide basic Town Counsel services for an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the first year, as described in more detail in the accompanying proposal Petrini & Associates is a professional corporation that I founded in September of 2004 after practicing 11 years at Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP, in Boston, at which I was a partner. Barbara J. Saint André, who will serve as primary town counsel to Duxbury if we are appointed, joined the firm in 2006 after practicing municipal law, with a particular emphasis on land use law, for 21 years at Kopelman and Paige, P.C., in Boston, where she had been a principal since 1989.

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We have great interest in serving as Town Counsel to the Town of Duxbury. We would look forward to an opportunity to meet with the Board of Selectmen to discuss our credenfals further. Thank you. Very truly yours,

Christopher J. Petrini

2012.1 0.09 Cover Letter to Duxbury (2700-06)

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