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1 MEDIA GUIDE Connecting the Media to the Legal Community LAWYERS WEEKLY

2 Stay Current Subscribe Today! Put your client s best interests first. Be the most prepared you can be. Subscribe to Lawyers Weekly now and get the news and information you need to win. 52 Weekly Newspapers Unlimited online access Latest opinions Judicial profiles Searchable Verdicts and Settlements Database Digital Edition of the Newspaper Don t miss another issue of the news and analysis that affects you and your clients. subscribe.masslawyersweekly.com/h2zsub (Promo Code: H2ZSUB) 40 Read LAWYERS us online: WEEKLY H2ZSUB

3 WHAT IS THE MEDIA GUIDE? When you need a quotable source for a news story, simply turn to Lawyers on the Record for over 70 experts in a wide variety of fields. Any news story can be enhanced by the most up-to-date information from Massachusetts top legal minds. Find a lawyer source by: Keyword Search for words and issues that pertain to your story to find a source well-versed on that subject, such as Murder, Divorce, Auto Accidents, White Collar, Crime and much more (page 3) Practice Area Search alphabetically throughout the book for practice areas like Construction, Personal Injury or Handwriting Forensics for fascinating additions to your story (page 2) Name Index (page 36) Name of Firm Index (page 35) We are also providing you with: A comprehensive glossary of legal terminology (page 26) A guide to the Massachusetts court system (page 24) Contact information for the Chief Justices of the Massachusetts courts (Page 25) Please contact for more copies or with questions about this guide MEDIA GUIDE 1

4 TABLE OF CONTENTS News Keyword Index...3 Lawyers Available for Commentary Lawyers Weekly Contacts...4,5 Banking Law...6 Criminal Law...6 Employment & Labor...7 Employment Law: Management...8 Family Law...9 Family Law & Mediation...10 Health Care...11 Insurance Law...11 Intellectual Property Law...12 Legal Malpractice Defense...13 Life Sciences...14 Litigation...14 Litigation: Labor and Employment...16 Personal Injury...17 Personal Injury: Aircraft...17 Personal Injury: Death & Catastrophic Injury...18 Public Law...19 Real Estate...19 Tax Exempt and Tax Credit...20 Transportation Law...21 Travel and Transportation Law...21 Trusts and Estates...22 Whistleblowers...22 Other Information Massachusetts Court System...23 Media Inquiries...24 Chief Justices...25 Glossary of Legal Terms...26 Index by Firm Name...35 Index by Name LAWYERS WEEKLY

5 KEYWORD INDEX All inquiries (Lawyers Weekly contacts)...4 Alternative Dispute Resolution (includes Arbitration)...7, 9, 10, 16 Airplanes & Aviation...17 Benefits (refer to Employee Benefits)...7 Business...14, 15, 20 Collaborative Law...9 Commercial Property...15 Construction...14,16 Criminal Litigation...6, 22 Cruise Lines...21 Divorce...9, 10 Divorce Mediation...10 Employment & Labor...7, 8, 15, 16 Family...9, 10 Federal and State Tax Controversy and Litigation...6 Health Care...11, 16 Insurance...11, 12, 13 Intellectual Property...12 Litigation...7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 21 Mediation...9, 10, 16 Medical Malpractice...12 Personal Injury...14, 17, 21 Professional Liability...12 Real Estate... 19, 20 Sexual Harassment...7 Tort...7, 17, 22 Tour Operators...21 Transportation...14, 16, 20, 21 Wage & Hour Law, Class Actions, and Employment MEDIA GUIDE 3

6 LAWYERS WEEKLY CONTACTS Susan A. Bocamazo, Esq. Publisher/Editor-in-Chief PHONE: Susan is publisher and editor-in-chief of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, overseeing all business aspects of Lawyers Weekly, the production of the paper and the Board of Editors. Her office also publishes Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, New England In-House and other publications for legal professionals. Susan joined Lawyers Weekly as a Lawyers USA news writer in She became that paper s editor in 2001, and was promoted to publisher in She became Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly s publisher in Susan is a 1988 summa cum laude graduate of Providence College and a 1991 graduate of Harvard Law School. Kreindler & Kreindler LLP is the leading law firm representing individuals and families in aviation disasters throughout the United States and world, as well as other death and injury cases involving aircraft accidents, products liability, medical negligence, transportation accidents, stockholder claims, and other serious complex legal claims for individuals. Anthony Tarricone Kreindler & Kreindler, LLP 277 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA (fax) Kreindler & Kreindler LLP Boston New York Los Angeles 4 LAWYERS WEEKLY

7 LAWYERS WEEKLY CONTACTS CONTINUED David Frank, Esq. Managing Editor Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly PHONE: MOBILE: Frank joined Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in June As an experienced reporter, he brought an intimate knowledge of the trial courts that he honed as a career prosecutor prior to joining Lawyers Weekly. Most recently, Frank worked as an assistant district attorney in the gang unit in the Suffolk County District Attorney s Office. Prior to that, he worked in the Bristol County District Attorney s Office, notably working on the prosecution team that secured a murder conviction for Jacques Robidoux, the cult member charged with starving his 1-year-old son. As a legal commentator, Frank has contributed to a host of local television, radio and print media. He is a 1997 graduate of Boston University School of Law and a 1994 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. He became managing editor in Kimberly Atkins, Esq. Washington Bureau Chief The Dolan Company PHONE: Kimberly has covered the Washington, D.C. beat since 2007, writing news stories and analyses on major legal news topics like the U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the federal health care law, rulings and regulations from federal agencies including the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Board, and federal legislation addressing issues such as tort reform. A former litigation attorney, Kimberly has a law degree from Boston University School of Law and a master s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to joining The Dolan Company, Kimberly worked as a news reporter at the Boston Globe, The Journal News in Westchester County, N.Y., and the Boston Herald MEDIA GUIDE 5

8 BANKING LAW Kevin J. Handly, Esq. Principal, Kevin J Handly LLC 26 The Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA PHONE: Independent legal counsel to banks, bank holding companies, credit unions, and their directors, officers and advisors. Expert in federal and state bank and bank holding company regulation, enforcement, mutual holding companies, financial institutions M&A. Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Boston and Massachusetts Superlawyers in the field of Banking Law. Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law, Boston University Law School. Formerly Co-Chair, Boston Bar Association Financial Services Section ( ). Partner, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar ( ), Senior Attorney, Federal Reserve Board Legal Division, Washington, DC ( ). CRIMINAL LAW 6 LAWYERS WEEKLY William Barabino Law Office of William J. Barabino 599 North Avenue, Suite 7, 2nd Floor Wakefield, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Bill Barabino is an experienced criminal defense attorney with a diverse background in all court for virtually any criminal matter. He makes himself available at no cost or charge to inquiring reporters, editors and researchers whom seek the perspective of a practicing criminal defense attorney. He is prepared to offer commentary on subjects such as criminal law strategy, newly passed laws & legislation as well as criminal process and procedure. He is available for either radio or television, via telephone, in studio or on scene. Bill is a recipient of the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Lawyers of 2010 Award.

9 EMPLOYMENT & LABOR Paul Holtzman Krokidas & Bluestein, LLP 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Paul Holtzman s litigation practice includes trial work, alternative dispute resolution and preventive advice to employers, all focused in the areas of employment law, sexual harassment and other civil rights. His expertise includes discrimination, non-competition, overtime, wage and hour (tip), contract and tort cases for employees and employers in federal and state courts MEDIA GUIDE 7

10 EMPLOYMENT LAW Rebecca J. Wilson Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Rebecca Wilson concentrates her practice in management side employment law and the representation of employers in litigation including wrongful termination and discrimination. Wilson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Employment Law Management, and Litigation Labor & Employment. She has been consistently recognized as a New England Super Lawyer in Employment Law for her effectiveness in helping employers avoid employment law problems where possible, and resolve them efficiently and effectively when necessary. Wilson is a past member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel and past chair of its Employment Law Committee. Wilson was inducted as a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. Wilson is a frequent speaker about the defense and prevention of employment practices cases. 8 LAWYERS WEEKLY

11 FAMILY LAW Laurie Israel Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Laurie Israel combines a family law practice with estate planning, mediation and collaborative law. She is a former board member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council. Her writings include articles on marital mediation, collaborative practice, marriage, divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences. Laurie writes for The Huffington Post on divorce, prenuptual agreements, mediation and other topics. Contact Legal Malpractice Defense and Insurance Law Experts GEORGE BERMAN and HARVEYWEINER Established in 1899, Peabody & Arnold LLP is one of Boston's oldest law firms, and a leading regional and national firm. Call MEDIA GUIDE 9

12 FAMILY LAW & MEDIATION Hon. Beverly W. Boorstein Beverly W. Boorstein Dispute Resolution Two Newton Place, 255 Washington Street, Suite 340 Newton, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: In the past five years since she began her office, Judge Boorstein has been called to evaluate and has seen domestic, trust issues and estate disputes in mediation. She has sat as arbitrator on cases involving post-divorce contempts and modifications and disputes arising out of the language in agreements, and as special master hearing cases and rendering findings in divorce, post-divorce modifications, contempts, contested accounts, estate and equity actions. Judge Boorstein has been a commissioner for sale of real estate, served as special administrator of contested estates and served as special master under Rule 70 to perform certain acts. 10 LAWYERS WEEKLY

13 HEALTH CARE Robert J. Griffin Krokidas & Bluestein, LLP 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Robert Griffin is an expert source on a full spectrum of health care matters, including acute and non-acute hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, community health centers, assisted living and senior living communities, physicians and allied health professionals in matters involving transactions, corporate governance, contracts, legislative and regulatory matters, reimbursement and taxexempt financing. INSURANCE LAW George Berman Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: George Berman, who was chosen as 2012 Boston Lawyer of the Year, Legal Malpractice Law Defendants by Best Lawyers, concentrates his practice in malpractice and ethical and insurance issues affecting lawyers and other professionals. He has served as chairman of the Board of Overseers. He is an honors graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School MEDIA GUIDE 11

14 INSURANCE LAW CONTINUED Harvey Weiner Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Harvey Weiner has defended lawyers in about 600 malpractice claims over the past 20 years and founded his firm s professional liability defense group. He has also defended insurers for the last three decades in insurance coverage cases around the country. He has spoken on legal malpractice issues before numerous professional groups and insurers at the national, state and local levels. Weiner was named Boston Insurance Lawyer of the Year for 2012 by Best Lawyers. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News & World Report in both insurance law and legal malpractice law and was on the Members Consultative Group for the America Law Institute s Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers and the Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY William C. Geary Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Patent and trademark law in the United States and abroad. Advises clients regarding the patent rights of others, and provides pre-market clearance opinions before new products are introduced to the marketplace. Represents medical device manufacturers and medical and research institutions. Member of the Board of Directors of Merrimack Valley Venture Forum; Member, of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) Advisory Board. 12 LAWYERS WEEKLY

15 LEGAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE George Berman Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: George Berman, who was chosen as Boston Lawyer of the Year, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants for 2012 by Best Lawyers, concentrates his practice in malpractice and ethical and insurance issues affecting lawyers and other professionals. He has served as chairman of the Board of Overseers. He is an honors graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School. Harvey Weiner Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Harvey Weiner has defended lawyers in about 600 malpractice claims over the past 20 years and founded his firm s professional liability defense group. He has also defended insurers for the last three decades in insurance coverage cases around the country. He has spoken on legal malpractice issues before numerous professional groups and insurers at the national, state and local levels. Weiner was named Boston Insurance Lawyer of the Year for 2012 by Best Lawyers. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News & World Report in both insurance law and legal malpractice law and was on the Members Consultative Group for the America Law Institute s Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers and the Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance MEDIA GUIDE 13

16 LIFE SCIENCE Michelle L. Basil Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Focuses her practice on corporate and securities law, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic partnerships and collaborations. Represents clients in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, high technology and financial services. Advises private companies regarding formation, ongoing business issues, equity compensation and angel and venture financing. Counsels clients regarding ongoing reporting requirements of publicly traded companies, securities compliance, corporate governance, equity compensation, and various other matters affecting publicly traded companies and their officers and directors. LITIGATION Bradley M. Henry Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. Two Center Plaza, 6th Floor, Boston, MA PHONE: MOBILE: FAX: or WEBSITE: Henry deals in catastrophes. He handles complex, high-profile death and injury cases. In 2013, he won a $63 million verdict against a global pharmaceutical giant for horrific adverse drug reactions in a child. He was plaintiffs liaison counsel in the Big Dig tunnel ceiling collapse litigation which settled for $28.1 million in His practice includes transportation disasters, construction collapses, explosions and mass shootings. He spent five years as an aviation defense attorney. 14 LAWYERS WEEKLY

17 LITIGATION CONTINUED Vincent Pisegna Krokidas & Bluestein LLP 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Vincent Pisegna is the firm s senior trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of litigation focusing on real estate and business litigation. He represents many commercial property management firms and is widely published in the fields of commercial litigation and commercial property management matters. BOSTON S BEST PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS All MBBB Attorneys Chosen to 2013 Super Lawyers Lists Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. Two Center Plaza - Suite 600 Boston, MA MEDIA GUIDE 15

18 LITIGATION: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT Liam T. O Connell Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Represents clients in the litigation of labor and employment disputes in state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. Represents employers on a regular basis in collective bargaining negotiations, grievance arbitration, union contract administration, union organizing campaigns and avoidance, labor injunction proceedings, and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Represented unionized and non-unionized employers throughout the United States and abroad in a wide variety of industries, including construction, retail, banking, financial services, hospitality, health care, education, insurance and transportation. Rebecca J. Wilson Peabody & Arnold LLP Federal Reserve Plaza 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Rebecca Wilson concentrates her practice in management side employment law and the representation of employers in litigation including wrongful termination and discrimination. Wilson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Employment Law Management, and Litigation Labor & Employment. She has been consistently recognized as a New England Super Lawyer in Employment Law for her effectiveness in helping employers avoid employment law problems where possible, and resolve them efficiently and effectively when necessary. Wilson is a past member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel and past chair of its Employment Law Committee. Wilson was inducted as a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. She is a frequent speaker about the defense and prevention of employment practices cases. 16 LAWYERS WEEKLY

19 PERSONAL INJURY Bradley M. Henry Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. Two Center Plaza, 6th Floor, Boston, MA PHONE: MOBILE: FAX: or WEBSITE: Henry deals in catastrophes. He handles complex, high-profile death and injury cases. In 2013, he won a $63M verdict against a global pharmaceutical giant for horrific adverse drug reactions in a child. He was plaintiffs liaison counsel in the Big Dig tunnel ceiling collapse litigation which settled for $28.1M in His practice includes transportation disasters, construction collapses, explosions and mass shootings. He spent 5 years as an aviation defense attorney. PERSONAL INJURY: AIRCRAFT Anthony Tarricone Kreindler & Kreindler, LLP 277 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Kreindler & Kreindler has been involved, typically as lead counsel, in virtually every major aircraft disaster around the world. As lead counsel in the Pan Am 103 disaster over Lockerbie, Scotland, the firm aggressively prosecuted to success the largest recovery in aviation history. The firm s resident partner in Boston, Tarricone has prosecuted aviation cases for over 30 years in Massachusetts, around the country and the world MEDIA GUIDE 17

20 PERSONAL INJURY: DEATH & CATASTROPHIC INJURY Anthony Tarricone Kreindler & Kreindler, LLP 277 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases are the most complex of tort cases, requiring substantial experience, personnel and financial resources, tactical savvy and access to the most qualified experts. Since 1950, Kreindler & Kreindler has shown time and time again that it can take on the largest, most well-heeled defense firms and corporations in the world to bring justice to its clients. 18 LAWYERS WEEKLY

21 PUBLIC LAW Kathryn Cochran Murphy Krokidas & Bluestein 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Kathryn Murphy s commercial real estate practices includes advising governmental agencies and nonprofits on real estate development projects, development and disposition agreements, ground leases, permitting, design and construction contracts, New Markets Tax Credit financings and bond financings. She frequently represents public entities in procurement and disposition matters. REAL ESTATE Michael F. Burke Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Represents real estate developers in the acquisition, development, permitting and complex financing of an array of developments, including industrial and office parks, hotels, shopping malls, laboratory and other life science developments, mixed-use projects, and apartment and condominium complexes. Represents landlords and tenants in leasing transactions totaling millions of square feet of space as well as sale-leasebacks, ground leases and build-to-suit leases. Extensive experience in the areas of zoning and land use permitting and representing partnerships, limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts and real estate funds with properties throughout the United States MEDIA GUIDE 19

22 REAL ESTATE CONTINUED Samuel Nagler Krokidas & Bluestein LLP 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Samuel Nagler has more than 30 years of experience representing for-profit, nonprofit and public clients in the purchase and sale, leasing, development and financing of commercial real estate. The breath of his experience in representing lenders and borrowers, buyers and sellers, and landlords and tenants enables him to provide nuanced and actionable advice to his clients, and complete complex transactions in a timely and efficient manner. TAX EXEMPT AND TAX CREDIT Elka Sachs Krokidas & Bluestein 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Sachs advises nonprofit organizations on tax exemption qualification and compliance, governance, organizational structure, affiliations, business activities, and executive compensation. She also represents borrowers and lenders in tax exempt bond and tax credit transactions, with a focus on New Markets Tax Credit financing. 20 LAWYERS WEEKLY

23 TRANSPORTATION LAW Bradley M. Henry Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. Two Center Plaza, 6th Floor, Boston, MA PHONE: MOBILE: FAX: or WEBSITE: Henry deals in catastrophes. He handles complex, high-profile death and injury cases. In 2013, he won a $63M verdict against a global pharmaceutical giant for horrific adverse drug reactions in a child. He was plaintiffs liaison counsel in the Big Dig tunnel ceiling collapse litigation, which settled for $28.1M in His practice includes transportation disasters, construction collapses, explosions and mass shootings. He spent five years as an aviation defense attorney. TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION LAW Rodney E. Gould Rubin, Hay & Gould, P.C. 205 Newbury Street, P.O. Box 786 Framingham, MA PHONE: MOBILE: WEBSITE: Gould brings over 30 years experience in counseling and litigating on behalf of a wide range of travel and transportation-related entities, including numerous tour operators, cruise lines, airlines and others. He has performed litigation and offered expert testimony for clients and venues in matters throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Africa MEDIA GUIDE 21

24 TRUSTS AND ESTATES Deborah J. Manus Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA PHONE: FAX: WEBSITE: Focuses her practice on estate and trust administration and estate planning. Trustee for numerous private trusts and a principal of Nutter Investment Advisors, L.L.C. Member of the Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum; Member of the Boston Bar Association s Trusts and Estates Steering Committee; Member of the Board of Managers of the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association; Member of the Board of Overseers for the New England Aquarium; Member of an ad hoc committee formed by the Massachusetts, Boston and Women s Bar Associations to recommend proposed revisions to the Commonwealth s current elective share legislation. WHISTLEBLOWERS 22 LAWYERS WEEKLY Jeffrey A. Newman Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates 60 State Street, Suite 700 Boston, MA PHONE: WEBSITE: Jeff represents whistleblowers under the False Claims Act (state and federal); the Dodd Frank Act (financial fraud); the Internal Revenue Code; The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); cases relating to Medicare and Medicaid Fraud; and Bank Fraud. His cases have successfully resulted in significant settlements including one claim resulting in a $35 million recovery by the U.S. government. Jeff has also litigated complex tort matters to juries that have resulted in substantial verdicts and judgments, including a recent case resulting in an award of $6.7 million to the estate of a Northeastern University student who died after falling down stairs in a Boston bar. A former reporter, Jeff was also a criminal prosecutor in the Middlesex District Attorney s Office and has written articles and books on various legal topics.

25 MASSACHUSETTS COURT SYSTEM SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT MASSACHUSETTS APPEALS COURT OFFICE OF JURY COMMISSIONER ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE TRIAL COURT Chief Justice of the Trial Court Court Administrator of the Trial Court OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER OF PROBATION BOSTON MUNICIPAL COURT DEPARTMENT HOUSING COURT DEPARTMENT LAND COURT DEPARTMENT SUPERIOR COURT DEPARTMENT DISTRICT COURT DEPARTMENT JUVENILE COURT DEPARTMENT PROBATE & FAMILY COURT DEPARTMENT 2014 MEDIA GUIDE 23

26 MASSACHUSETTS COURT SYSTEM MEDIA INQURIES The Public Information Office is the central communications office for the Massachusetts court system. All media inquiries and requests should be directed to one of the following: Public Information Office Main number: Fax number: Jennifer Donahue Public Information Officer Supreme Judicial Court John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square, Suite Boston, MA Phone: Erika Gully-Santiago Deputy Public Information Officer Additional information is available on the courts websites: Massachusetts court system website: Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court website: Massachusetts Trial Court website: Superior Court Docket and Calendar information: 24 LAWYERS WEEKLY

27 MASSACHUSETTS COURT CHIEF JUSTICES The Offices of the Chief Justices are listed here for your information. However, media inquiries should be directed to the Public Information Office (pg. 24). Hon. Roderick L. Ireland Chief Justice, Supreme Judicial Court John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square, Suite 2500 Boston, MA Executive Director: Thomas G. Ambrosino Hon. Phillip G. Rapoza Chief Justice, Appeals Court John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square, Suite 3500 Boston, MA Court Administrator: Gilbert P. Lima Jr. Hon. Paula M. Carey Chief Justice, Trial Court John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square, Suite 2500 Boston, MA Executive Director: Francis J. Carney Jr. Hon. Charles R. Johnson Chief Justice, Boston Municipal Court Edward W. Brooke Courthouse 24 New Chardon Street, 6th Floor Boston, MA Court Administrator: Cheryl A. Sibley Hon. Paul C. Dawley Chief Justice, District Court Edward W. Brooke Courthouse 24 New Chardon Street Boston, MA Director of Court Operations: Ellen S. Shapiro Hon. Steven D. Pierce Chief Justice, Housing Court Edward W. Brooke Courthouse 24 New Chardon Street, 6th floor Boston, MA Director of Court Operations: Paul J. Burke Hon. Michael F. Edgerton Chief Justice, Juvenile Court Three Center Plaza, 7th Floor Boston, MA Deputy Court Administrator: James Morton Hon. Karyn F. Scheier Chief Justice, Land Court Three Pemberton Square, 5th Floor Boston, MA Deputy Court Administrator: Jill K. Ziter Hon. Angela M. Ordoñez Chief Justice, Probate & Family Court John Adams Courthouse Pemberton Square, Mezzanine Boston, MA Court Administrator: Kim Wright Hon. Barbara J. Rouse Chief Justice, Superior Court Suffolk County Courthouse, 13th Floor Three Pemberton Square Boston, MA Court Administrator: Dana L. Leavitt 2014 MEDIA GUIDE 25

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