Ms Jane Ceraso

Ms Jane Ceraso

Environment Matters
  • Environmental Law
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Jane Ceraso is an environmental attorney with an extensive background in environmental science. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act compliance, environmental regulatory compliance, ground and surface water withdrawals, wastewater permitting, hazardous waste site cleanup, and land preservation. In addition to her private practice, she is Of Counsel to the Law Office of Susan J. Crane. Ms. Ceraso is a certified mediator, and is certified to provide limited assistance representation in the Massachusetts Land Court. She is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Real Estate Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Water Works Association. She was awarded the New England Water Works Association’s Distinguished Public Relations Award for her proactive work with the water works industry. In her hometown, Ms. Ceraso serves on the Acton Open Space Committee and on the Board of Green Acton.

Education
Massachusetts School of Law
J.D. (2013) | Environmental Law
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Honors: Graduated cum laude, Highest class grade honors: Environmental Law, Evidence, Legal Ethics, Consumer Law, and Advanced Appellate Advocacy. Invitee: Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition
Yale University
M.S. (1985) | Environmental Science
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Honors: AW Melon Research Fellowship
Activities: Yale Tropical Research Institute Fellowship, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority Research Internship
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
The Law Office of Susan J. Crane, Stow, MA.
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September 2013-present. Of Counsel. Researched and wrote legal memoranda and opinions on various environmental law issues. Provided regulatory and legal guidance for corporate, business, and homeowner clients. Assisted in settlement negotiations.
Environmental Manager
Acton Water District
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Responsible for all environmental programs and compliance with state and federal regulations for large municipal water supply. Implemented water quality monitoring, conservation, and education programs. District liaison on Acton’s Comprehensive Water Planning, CERCLA and 21 E cleanup efforts. Representative on Acton’s Open Space and Wastewater Advisory Committees. Edited District newsletter. Obtained two competitive groundwater protection project grants for the town. Acton Water District, Acton, MA.
Water Quality Compliance Program Manager
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
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Managed Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Program. Developed and wrote state regulations, supervised staff of 7, developed education and training programs, served as representative on DEP Laboratory Advisory Committee and other policy-making committees.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
Practice Area
  • Environmental Law
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Ceraso Law Office
39 Ethan Allen Drive
Acton, MA 01720
USA