Attorney Jonathan Silverstein Providing Training to Attorneys at Boston Bar Association Program, “Hot Topics in Zoning Law

On May 6, 2015, Attorney Jonathan Silverstein will be a panelist at the Boston Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education program designed for attorneys, entitled, “Hot Topics in Zoning Law.” Attorney Silverstein will speak on the topic of the special treatment under the Zoning Act, G. L. c. 40A, §6 of the several types of Exempt and Grandfathered Uses and Structures. Section 6 of Chapter 40A has been described by the Massachusetts Appeals Court as being among the most difficult to understand and master in the practice of law. Attorney Silverstein will review the multiple provisions of the statute, explain recent court decisions creating new law and discuss the still unanswered questions in this complex area of zoning law.