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Judges appointed by Deval Patrick

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Governor Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick is the Governor of Massachusetts. He was elected in 2007 and is a Democrat. For a more extensive profile, read: Deval Patrick on Ballotpedia.

Appointment process

In Massachusetts, the governor select a judge to fill a vacancy on a court. Before a judge can take office, she or he must be approved by the Governor's Council.

Appointed judges

The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.

Supreme Judicial Court

NameCourtActivePrevious position
IrelandRoderick IrelandMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court1997-2014Associate justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court
BotsfordMargot BotsfordMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2007-2017Judge, Massachusetts Superior Courts
LenkBarbara LenkMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2011-2020Judge, Massachusetts Appeals Court
DufflyFernande DufflyMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2011-PresentJudge, Massachusetts Appeals Court
HinesGeraldine S. HinesMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2014-PresentJudge, Massachusetts Appeals Court
GantsRalph GantsMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2009-2024Judge, Massachusetts Superior Courts

Appeals Court

NameCourtActivePrevious position
MaldonadoDiana L. MaldonadoMassachusetts Appeals Court2013-PresentJustice, Chelsea District Court
Agnes, Jr.Peter W. Agnes, Jr.Massachusetts Appeals Court2011-PresentJudge, Superior Court Judge
CarhartJudd J. CarhartMassachusetts Appeals Court2010-PresentSuperior Court Judge
HinesGeraldine S. HinesMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court2014-PresentJudge, Massachusetts Appeals Court
BlakeAmy Lyn BlakeMassachusetts Appeals Court2014-PresentJudge, Essex Probate and Family Court

Superior Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
MillerRosalind H. MillerMassachusetts Superior Courts2014-PresentJudge, Boston Municipal Courts, Massachusetts
CareyRichard J. CareyMassachusetts Superior Courts2010-2014
Desmond, Jr.Kenneth V. Desmond, Jr.Massachusetts Superior Courts2013-PresentJustice, Boston Municipal Court
FrisonShannon FrisonMassachusetts Superior Courts2012-PresentJudge, Boston Municipal Court
WrennDaniel M. WrennMassachusetts Superior Courts2011-presentAttorney, private practice
FerraraJohn S. FerraraMassachusetts Superior Courts2011-PresentAttorney, Dalsey, Ferrara and Albano
RicciardoneDavid RicciardoneMassachusetts Superior Courts2011-presentJudge, Massachusetts District Court
LangJames F. LangMassachusetts Superior Courts2012-present
GordonRobert B. GordonMassachusetts Superior Courts2013-PresentPartner, Ropes & Gray, LLP
DavisBrian A. DavisMassachusetts Superior Courts2013-PresentPartner, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
McDonough Jr.Edward J. McDonough Jr.Massachusetts Superior Courts2013-Present
BriegerHeidi BriegerMassachusetts Superior Courts2012-PresentProsecutor, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts
DupuisRenee P. DupuisMassachusetts Superior Courts2011-PresentChief, Criminal Bureau, Attorney General's Office
KruppPeter B. KruppMassachusetts Superior Courts2013-PresentPartner, Lurie & Krupp, LLP
SalingerKenneth W. SalingerMassachusetts Superior Courts2012-presentAssistant Attorney General & Appeals Coordinator, Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's office
WilsonPaul D. WilsonMassachusetts Superior Courts2012-present
UllmannRobert UllmannMassachusetts Superior Courts2013-PresentPartner, Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
PierceLawrence D. PierceMassachusetts Superior Courts2014-PresentAssociate justice, Cambridge District Court
AmesMary K. AmesMassachusetts Superior Court2012-Present
MasonMark D. MasonMassachusetts District Courts2009-PresentAttorney in private practice
CannoneBeverly J. CannoneMassachusetts Superior Courts2014-PresentAssociate judge, Massachusetts District Courts
DrechslerThomas DrechslerMassachusetts Superior Courts2014-PresentPartner, Byrne & Drechsler

District Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
CremensJ. Elizabeth CremensMassachusetts District Courts2011-Present
McCarthyMichael J. McCarthySouthern Berkshire District Court, Massachusetts
GinsburgJennifer GinsburgWorcester District Court, Massachusetts2012-PresentAttorney in private practice
LemireGerald A. LemireUxbridge District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentClerk-magistrate, Uxbridge District Court
ArchillaCesar A. ArchillaMassachusetts District Courts2013-PresentMassachusetts Parole Board
FiniganThomas L. FiniganStoughton District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentNorfolk County District Attorney's Office
BrackettCynthia M. BrackettTaunton District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentBristol County District Attorney's Office
StapletonJohn P. StapletonFall River District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentBristol County District Attorney's Office
HernonJulieann HernonMassachusetts District Courts2013-PresentAttorney-in-charge, Committee for Public Counsel Services
MathersEdmund C. MathersBrockton District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentPartner, Mathers and Mathers
SheaMatthew J. SheaHolyoke District Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentHampden County District Attorney's Office
EstesThomas H. EstesNorthampton District Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentAttorney-in-charge, Public Defender Division
SargentDennis P. SargentClinton District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentAssistant clerk magistrate, Clinton District Court
StarkJennifer A. StarkMarlborough District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentOffice of the Attorney General, Massachusetts
LoContoChristopher P. LoContoFitchburg District Court, Massachusetts2013-PresentPartner, LoConto & Madaio
EdmondsLisa F. EdmondsOrleans District Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentAssistant district attorney, Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office
HourihanNeil A. HourihanMassachusetts District Courts2014-PresentAttorney in private practice
O'GradyWilliam O'GradyMassachusetts District Courts2014-PresentAssociate city solicitor
ByrneCatherine K. ByrneMassachusetts District Courts2012-PresentAssistant U.S. public defender, District of Massachusetts
PattenMichael A. PattenLowell District Court, Massachusetts10/1/2014-Present
SmythPaul H. SmythMassachusetts District Courts2014-PresentAssistant U.S. attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office

Juvenile Court

NameCourtActivePrevious position
PhillipsJudith J. PhillipsFranklin/Hampshire Juvenile Court, Massachusetts2011-PresentSolo practitioner
CoynePeter M. CoyneSuffolk Juvenile Court, Massachusetts2011-presentMagistrate, Suffolk County Juvenile Court
McManusGarrett J. McManusSuffolk Juvenile Court, Massachusetts2011-presentAttorney, private practice
MarottaAnthony J. MarottaWorcester Juvenile Court, Massachusetts2011 - PresentWorcester Assistant District Attorney
TanGloria Y. TanMiddlesex Juvenile Court, Massachusetts

Probate and Family Court

NameCourtActivePrevious position
ChristopherMegan H. ChristopherSuffolk Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts4/20/2012-presentAttorney, MetroWest Legal Services
StantonPatrick W. Stanton[[]]4/2012-presentAttorney, Sole practitioner
BaileyKathryn M. BaileyWorcester Probate and Family Court, MassachusettsAttorney in private practice
DacyczynDavid J. DacyczynFranklin Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentJudicial case manager, Hampshire Probate and Family Court
GermanGeoffrey R. GermanHampden Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentAttorney in solo practice
RossAbbe L. RossSuffolk Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentAttorney in solo practice
GiordanoFrances M. GiordanoEssex Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts2014-PresentPartner, Rubin and Rudman, LLP

Education

Education

Patrick received his undergraduate and J.D. degrees from Harvard University. He spent his post-graduate year working on a United Nations youth training project in Darfur.[1]

After graduation in 1982, Patrick clerked for a Federal Appeals Judge in the First Circuit Court of Appeals based in Boston.[2]

Career

  • 2006-present: Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2002-2006: Vice President and Corporate Secretary, The Coca-Cola Company
  • 2001: Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company
  • 1999-2001: Vice President and General Counsel, Texaco
  • 1997-1999: Attorney, Day, Berry & Howard'
  • 1994-1997: Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights
  • 1990-: Partner, Hill & Barlow
  • 1986-1990: Attorney, Hill & Barlow[3]ref name="Deval" />

See also

External links

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