Keplin AllwatersName:  Keplin K. U. Allwaters

Law School:  New England School of Law.

Employment:  Assistant City Solicitor, Law Department, City of Cambridge.  As Assistant City Solicitor, I represent the City in legal proceedings and provide advice on a diverse range of municipal legal matters, including, but not limited to, litigation, real  estate, legislation, and other areas of law.  I report to the City Solicitor and her management team which includes the Deputy City Solicitor and First Assistant City Solicitor.

What you love most about your job:  I really enjoy my colleagues both in the Law Department as well as other City departments.  Second to my colleagues, I enjoy how diversified my work is, ranging from litigation to legislative issues.

Other professional/charitable activities:
Member, Board of Directors, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (“GLAD”)
Member, Board of Visitors, Fenway Health
Member, Board of Trustees, Intermezzo:  the New England Chamber Opera.

Why you joined the MBLA:  I really enjoy meeting new people and hearing about their work.  I joined the MBLA as a way to get to know other attorneys outside of my network of work colleagues and law school class mates.

Person you would most like to meet:  Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.