WILLIAMSTOWN -- Jim Briggs has joined Harsch Associates as a broker associate.
He joins Harsch Associates after many years as a practicing attorney, including extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions. He recently retired from the law, having practiced for over six years with the local firm of Grinnell Smith and before that with the Boston law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart.
Briggs started his own theater company last year, which he will continue to manage.
A native of Williamstown, he graduated from Pine Cobble School and Middlebury College and received an MFA from Florida State University and a law degree from Boston College Law School.He has also served as a board member and manager of multiple condominium associations, trustee of Pine Cobble School, member of the Williamstown Zoning Board of Appeals, and member of the Ashland (Mass.) Board of Economic Development.
He lives in Williamstown with his wife, Susan, and their two children.