Zoning & Land Use on Cape Cod

 

 


26 Upper County Road
P. O. Box 67
Dennisport, MA 02639

Tel: (508) 398-2221
Fax: (508) 398-1568
 

REBA

Our Attorneys

Andrew L. Singer, Esq.

Andrew L. Singer has been representing clients on Cape Cod since 1996. Andrew was raised and educated on Cape Cod and resides with his wife Fanny and two children in Yarmouthport.

A Phi Beta Kappa and Honors graduate of Vassar College (B. A. in Asian Studies in 1988), he studied at Beijing University from 1986 to 1987. He was a teaching assistant and received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1994). He is admitted to the Oregon State Bar (1994) where he worked for the State Legislature and Secretary of State drafting legislation and administrative rules. He is admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar (1996).

Andrew is a member of the Barnstable County Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association, and Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association (REBA), and is a Sponsor Member of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE).

Andrew has qualified as an expert witness and testified in two Eminent Domain/Land Damage cases in Barnstable Superior Court, and participated as a panelist on the Urban Land Institute’s MassDevelopment Technical Assistance Program regarding parking in downtown Hyannis (2013) and the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod’s “At Home on Cape Cod: 2012 Housing Summit”.

Andrew serves and has served on the nonprofit Boards of local business and community organizations, including:

Present:

  • Cape Cod Five Mutual Company – Corporator 2013-present
  • Duffy Health Center – Trustee 2002-2011 and 2012-present, Clerk 2004-2011, President 2013-present

Past:

  • Cape Cod Museum of Art - Trustee, 2002-2011, Clerk 2003- 2011
  • Dennis Chamber of Commerce – Director of the Board 1998-2004
  • Laurel School, The – Trustee 2001-2009, President 2004-2009

Myer R. Singer, Esq.
Of Counsel

Myer R. Singer, founding partner, has been representing clients on Cape Cod for more than 40 years. Born in Everett and raised in Malden, Massachusetts, Mr. Singer has lived and practiced on Cape Cod since 1965.

An Honors graduate of Boston University (B.S. in Business Administration, 1960), he received his law degree from Boston University School of Law (LL.B, 1963). He is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar (1963). He is a member of the Barnstable County Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

He has testified as an expert witness in Eminent Domain/Land Damage cases.

Myer is Peer Review “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating.

Myer serves and has served on the Boards of the following business and community organizations:

Present:

  • Cape Cod Five Mutual Company and Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, The – Corporator 1977-present, Trustee and Director 1980-present, Executive Committee Member 1989-present
  • Cape Cod Five Cents Saving Bank Charitable Foundation Trust, The – Member 2007-present

Past:

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History – Trustee and Vice Chairman 2003-2012
  • Legal Services for Cape Cod and Islands Inc. – Former President
  • Workforce Housing Zoning Subcommittee of the Cape Cod Business Roundtable –
    Member 2006-2007
  • Yarmouth Zoning Board of Appeals – Board Member 1980-1986

Myer Singer's publications include: Everything You Need to Know About the Cape Cod Commission Act (90-19.63), MCLE Handbook, Co-author, 1990 and Condominiums: Creation, Conversion and Care (83-6A) MCLE Practice Handbook, Co-author, 1982.

Myer Singer's professional activities include:

  • Author and Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE); Faculty Member (1982, 1990 - 1998) - Practical Skills for Real Estate Conveyancing and Condominium Law; Lecturer on Cape Cod Commission Act
  • Panelist at Forum on "Land Use Regulation and the Cape Cod Commission: Update on Permits v. Takings", presented at Massachusetts Bar Association's 1993 Annual Meeting
  • Speaker on Zoning and Planning at 1993 Barnstable Bar Association Seminar entitled, "Recent Developments in Federal and Massachusetts Law - Part II"
  • Program Speaker on the Cape Cod Commission Act at Suffolk University and at Cape Cod Community College
  • Hearing Committee Member, Board of Bar Overseers, Supreme Judicial Court for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1982 - 1987)
  • Recognized by Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Law, and Who's Who in America
  • Appointed as a Massachusetts Land Court Title Examiner