Jocelyn J. Campbell


Phone: 617.723.7700
Fax: 617.248.0287

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Jocelyn J. Campbell


Jocelyn J. Campbell represents clients in a variety of real estate, business matters and charter school law. She is a title agent for two national title companies and counts major lenders, buyers, and sellers among her clients. She also represents public charter schools in areas of real estate, procurement, financing, employment law and special education.

Before joining Rudolph Friedmann LLP in September 2011, Jocelyn managed a successful law firm where she concentrated on the representation of lenders, contractors, developers, local businesses, and public charter schools. Her prior experience encompasses contracts, procurement, business transactions and litigation. An experienced litigator, Jocelyn has represented numerous clients in trials in the District and Superior Courts in Massachusetts. She has filed appellate briefs and argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court of Massachusetts. Early in her career, Jocelyn worked with the Massachusetts Public Defender’s Committee for Public Counsel Services, where she was certified to accept criminal cases in Massachusetts courts, was appointed to the Post Conviction Panel and appeared on Court T.V.

When not practicing law, Jocelyn enjoys cycling, home improvement projects, and spending time with her husband and four daughters.


Real Estate

  • Acts as title agent for two national title companies
  • Performs transactional work for numerous lenders, buyers and sellers
  • Writes and reviews contracts for construction (AIA) and business purposes
  • Represents contractors and developers
  • Represents clients in land use and zoning matters

Charter Schools

  • Represented a charter school with the purchase of more than 200 acres of land from a major university
  • Managed all aspects of procurement and related contracts for the acquisition, including negotiating the purchase and sale agreement, due diligence, and title work for $14 million transaction
  • Represented two growing charter schools in connection with a complicated land purchase, including resolving title issues, environmental matters, and modular procurement
  • On-going representation for charter schools with regard to the following:
    • Refinance transactions involving bond financing
    • Training for board members in the areas of governance and public meeting law
    • Numerous procurements, including the preparation of Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications and assistance with the Design Selection Board process
    • Drafting and negotiating contracts for vendors, construction projects, and commercial financing
    • Providing on-call services to the head of school for employment and student related issues
    • Reviewing and revising employee and student handbooks for compliance with Massachusetts laws

General Business

  • Ongoing representation of a Federal Credit Union
  • Representing business owners in the purchase and sale of business assets
  • Representing business owners in the negotiation of long-term leases
  • Representing a liquor store owner in various matters
  • Representing business owners with regard to transferring liquor licenses
  • Representing business owners in regard to their business entities, i.e., forming LLCs and drafting operating agreements

Massachusetts Court of Appeals and Supreme Judicial Court

  • Several full appellate briefs filed and argued before the Appeals Court of Massachusetts and Supreme Judicial Court

Juvenile Court

  • Previous Juvenile Court Guardian Ad Litem – Appointed by Justices in Middlesex County to investigate a of issues of education, medication and best interest

Administrative Agencies

  • Bureau of Special Education Appeals

Federal Courts

  • Previous cases filed on behalf of individuals in United States Bankruptcy Court

Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association
  • Nahant Zoning Board of Appeals, Chair

Publications & Events

  • Contractor’s Liens and Bonds – How to Get Paid Promptly on Construction Projects, Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts, June 1, 2023
  • Numerous training presentations, Business Banking, Commercial Financing, Landlord Tenant 101
  • Kosanovich v. 80 Worcester Street Associates et al. – Successfully represented plaintiff at a bench trial and on appeal to the Appellate Division of the Boston District Court. Issues presented were piercing the corporate veil, breach of contract and implied warranty of habitability for a renovated condominium. Case was highlighted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate, Conveyancing and Land Use
  • Public Procurement, Construction
  • Charter School Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1997


  • Massachusetts School of Law Andover, Massachusetts, Juris Doctorate, 1996
  • University of Massachusetts, Bachelor of Science

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1996
  • U.S District Court District of Massachusetts, 1997


  • Massachusetts School of Law
    Andover, Massachusetts
    Juris Doctorate, 1996
  • University of Massachusetts
    Bachelor of Science

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