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Seth Elin, a partner in the firm, joined Keches & Mallen, P.C. in 1999. Prior to joining Keches & Mallen, Mr. Elin practiced law at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. He began his career at a prominent employment litigation law firm where he practiced in the field of employment and discrimination law.

From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Elin was the Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association subcommittee on Worker's Compensation, a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys subcommittee on Worker's Compensation and a member of the Employees Rights and Responsibilities Practice Group. He helped draft the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Guidelines. In 2005 through 2008, Mr. Elin was named in Boston Magazine's Super Lawyers edition as one of Massachusetts' "Rising Stars."

Mr. Elin grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts and received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University and both a law degree and Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. While in law school, Mr. Elin was an Editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce, a quarter-finalist of the Wagner National Labor Law Moot Court Competition in New York City, and a quarter-finalist in the Craven National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mr. Elin was awarded the Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship and was admitted into the prestigious Order of the Barristers.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Discrimination: 33%
  3. Workers Compensation: 33%



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  • Zachary Ben Lang

    Attorney Elin is an absolute pillar of both the community and the legal profession. When any of my clients require the services of a workers compensation attorney, I always have then contact attorney Elin.


    Zachary Ben Lang Medical malpractice Attorney
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  • Edward H. Sharkansky

    Seth Elin is a skilled and personable attorney. He is attentive to his clients' immediate needs and efficient and effective at obtaining maximum results on their behalf.


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Contact info

Keches Law Group, P.C.

122 Dean Street
Taunton, MA, 02780-2714


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarBoston Magazine2010
Rising StarBoston Magazine2008
Rising StarBoston Magazine2007
Rising StarBoston Magazine2006
Rising StarBoston Magazine2005
Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal ScholarshipUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law1996
Order of the BarristersUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Subcommittee on Workers' CompensationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Subcommittee on Workers' CompensationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar Association, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Practice GroupMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Urb. Law.Curb Cuts Under Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act: Are They Bringing Justice Or Bankruptcy To Our Municipalities1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of PittsburghPublic AdminstrationMA - MastersN/A
Indiana UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Workers' Compensation In MassachusettsWorkers' Compensation2011
Administrative Agency Advocacy WorkshopCross-Examination Of Expert Witnesses2011
Administrative Agency Advocacy WorkshopCross Examination Of Experts2010
Workers' Compensation Update In MassachusettsWorkers' Compensation Overview2008
The Bermuda Triangle of Employment Law: ADA, 151B, FMLA & Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation2007
Best Practices in Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation2007
Workers' Compensation In MassachusettsWorkers' Compensation2006
The Bermuda Triangle of Employment Law: ADA, 151B, FMLA & Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation2006