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Legal Intern

Town of Falmouth Falmouth, MA

  • Salary $15 to $20 Hourly
  • Employment Type Other

Legal Intern
The Town of Falmouth is seeking an intern to assist with the Falmouth Housing Production Plan Update during the summer.

The intern will work with the Falmouth Housing Coordinator to research and compile affordable housing project information that will be organized and stored electronically. The intern will gain excellent experience in legal research and substantive knowledge of and exposure to the practice of affordable housing development and regulatory mechanisms to maintain affordability in perpetuity.

Specifically, the intern will be assigned to research, collect, and input data on comprehensive zoning permits, property deeds, and affordable housing regulatory agreements.

Responsibilities Include:

· Conduct affordable housing deed searches in town offices and online at county offices.

· Index deeds, deed restrictions, mortgages, liens, and foreclosures.

· Compile and input data into Town provided software.

The intern will work closely with the Housing Coordinator and town staff. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, productive and comfortable using technology. Previous deed experience, paralegal experience, or real estate experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Must be a second or third year law student

2. Experience in land/real estate deed research or records management

3. Interest in affordable housing law

4. Available to work 15 hours per week

Location: Falmouth Town Hall, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA. 02540

Assignment Date: July 2019 with possibility of extending through the fall

Compensation: $15- $20/hr. based upon experience and education

Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities . Position open until filled. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer

Town of Falmouth

The Town of Falmouth is a large and complex coastal community with 44 square miles of land area, 60 miles of coast line, 14 harbors and embayment and numerous waterfront public access points. The Town’s population is approximately 30,000 and this number triples during the summer tourism months. The Town offers a full range of quality services within a coastal community and has the largest and most comprehensive public works department on Cape Cod with responsibilities for highway, public lands, water, wastewater and related public infrastructure. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.


59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, Ma 02540
Falmouth, MA


Posted: 18 days ago