Attorney Howard Greenspan, the next legal counsel for the Lynn School Committee. (Screenshot/Zoom)
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Lynn School Committee selects new attorney

LYNN — After seven interviews and several back-and-forth discussions between members, the School Committee voted 4-3 to approve Attorney Howard Greenspan of Lynnfield as the new legal counsel for the Lynn Public Schools.

Mayor Jared Nicholson and committee members Donna Coppola, Dr. Tiffany Magnolia and Lenny Pena voted for Greenspan, but committee members Brian Castellanos, Eric Dugan and Lorraine Gately voted for former Lynn city councilor and School Committee member Timothy Phelan to fill the position.

“We appreciate everyone’s help throughout this process,” Nicholson said at the end of the vote.  “Also for moving at the speed that we did, and understanding how important it is for this district that we fi…

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