Welcome

Why Board of Selectman?

As a lawyer and as Chair of the Hingham Zoning Board of Appeals, Joe Fisher advocates for the best interests of the Town on a regular basis. Building on his long-term commitment to making Hingham a community that we can all be proud of, Joe will take his energy and expertise to the Board of Selectman. Joe will work hard to assure that the Town is run with fiscal prudence, integrity and social responsibility.

Family

Joe and his wife Laura have resided in Hingham since 1992. They are the proud parents of Rebecca and Benjamin, both graduates of Hingham High School. Joe’s mother, Millie, is at Linden Ponds.

Experience and Qualifications

TOWN OF HINGHAM

  • Current Chair, Hingham Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Past Chair, Hingham Conservation Commission
  • Past Member, Long Range Waste Disposal and Recycling Committee (now known as Cleaner Greener Hingham)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

  • Appointed Arbitrator, Legal Fee Arbitration Board of the Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Past Vice Chair and Hingham representative, Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Redevelopment of the Former South Weymouth Naval Air Station

VOLUNTEER DIRECTORSHIPS

  • Past President, Board of Trustees, Congregation Sha’aray Shalom, Hingham, MA
  • Past President, Board of Trustees, Old Colony Montessori School, Hingham, MA
  • Past President, Board of Directors, The Ronald McDonald House, Washington, DC
  • Founding Board Member, Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation, Hingham and Norwell, MA

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Yale Law School, New Haven, CT
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lawyer, Fisher Law Offices, Hingham, MA
  • President, The Notice Company, Inc., Hingham, MA
  • Senior Vice President and General Counsel , Financial Protection Services, Inc., Springfield, VA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA
  • Lawyer, Covington & Burling, Washington, D.C.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Economics , University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Adjunct Professor, Roger Williams University School of Law
  • Teaching Fellow, Yale University Department Of Economics

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