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About Me

 Recent Professional Publications 


  • Chairman, 11th, 12th 13th , 14th, 15th and 16th Annual Real Estate Law Conferences (MCLE Boston)

  • Co-Author of Amicus Brief submitted to Supreme Judicial Court, in  

  • Lobisser Bld. Corp v. Planning Board of Bellingham, 454 Mass. 123,  907 NE2d 1102 (2009) 

  • Regular contributor to REBA News supplement to Massachusetts 

  • Lawyers Weekly and now in Bankers and Tradesman  


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Practice Areas


  1. Real Estate: 45%
    30 years
  2. Construction & Development: 30%
    30 years
  3. Business: 15%
    30 years
  4. General Practice: 10%
    30 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Mark L Scheier

    Paul Alphen is one of the most knowlegable land use attorneys in this area. He is well respected by his peers and is the "go to' attorney if you have a difficult permitting matter. I recommend him highly.


    Mark Scheier Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Alphen & Santos, P.C.

200 Littleton Road
Westford, MA, 01886-3534



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerNew England Super Lawyers 2011, 2012, 20132013
MemberAbstract Club 2011 -Present2011
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Executive Secty to Board of SelectmenTown of Westford1982 - 1985
Performance AuditorCommonwealth Of Massachusetts1980 - 1982
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Real Estate Bar Association for MassachusettsBoard of Directors and Past President2001 - Present
Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts, Zoning and Land Use CommitteeFounding ChairN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Suffolk UniversityPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1980
Boston CollegeSociologyMaster of Arts1977
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2009-2014 Annual Real Estate Conference (Chair of Event since 2009)Real Estate2013