General Laws

Section 20A. The district attorney for the Suffolk district and the district attorney for the northern district may each appoint an attorney at law as a special assistant district attorney, whose duties shall be the listing and assignment of cases, under the supervision of the district attorney, and may remove him at pleasure. Such special assistants shall have all powers of an assistant district attorney, and shall receive from the commonwealth a salary not exceeding twenty-one thousand seven hundred and eighty dollars.