Attorney Julie McNeill
Won a zoning case at the Supreme Judicial Court
At the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, I represented a developer whose special permit to expand his pre-existing nonconforming use was denied by a town Board of Appeals.
The SJC ruled unanimously in my client's favor.
Click to view the hearing, the briefs and the decision. The case, Shirley Wayside Limited Partnership vs. Board of Appeals of Shirley, 461 Mass. 469 (2012), was selected for inclusion in the Flaschner Judicial Institute's publication of significant appellate decisions for 2011-2012. It was also covered by the Associated Press, the Lowell Sun, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Bay State Builder, and my law school's magazine, The Reformer.
I was interviewed on WSMN 1590 Radio where I discussed boundary disputes between neighbors with host Kevin Willett. Click here to listen to the 15-minute interview.
I presented at the Black Diamond Real Estate Investors Association Worcester meeting regarding property boundary disputes and access issues, and I co-presented at Black Diamond regarding title issues including undischarged mortgages, encroachments, and petitions to partition.
I participated in a panel discussion at the Massachusetts Bar Association regarding Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. Click here to view the discussion.