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Great Candidates = Great Judges: Insight Into the Judicial Nominating Process

Monday, November 16, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Great Candidates = Great Judges: Insights Into the Judicial Nominating Process

Join members of the Governor's Office, the Judicial Nominating Commission and members of the Massachusetts Judiciary as they provide insight and practical advice about navigating the judicial nominating process and becoming a Massachusetts judge.


William "BJ" Trach, Chair, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association’s Judicial Appointments Committee

Understanding the JNC Executive Order & the JNC

Lon F. Povich, Chief Legal Counsel to the Governor

Introduction into the JNC Website & Applications

Sharon Shelfer Casey, JNC Executive Director & Deputy Legal Counsel

Helpful Hints Regarding Applications & Interviews

Doreen Rachel, JNC Commissioner

Chi Chi Wu, JNC Commissioner

Insights from the Bench into the Process:

The Honorable Diana Maldonado, Associate Justice of the Appeals Court

The Honorable Angela Ordonez, Chief Justice of the Probate & Family Court

 The Honorable Stacey Fortes, District Court Regional Administrative Justice, Region 4

The Honorable Myong J. Joun, Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court

Sponsored by:
The Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
The Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys
The Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
The South Asian Bar Association - Greater Boston

Open to all members of the Massachusetts Legal Community. Please log in to RSVP below or email Neha Deshpande,

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):



Neha Deshpande


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