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.
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.
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
|Richard J. Carey||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2010-2014|
|Kenneth V. Desmond, Jr.||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present||Justice, Boston Municipal Court|
|Shannon Frison||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2012-Present||Judge, Boston Municipal Court|
|Daniel M. Wrenn||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2011-present||Attorney, private practice|
|John S. Ferrara||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2011-Present||Attorney, Dalsey, Ferrara and Albano|
|David Ricciardone||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2011-present||Judge, Massachusetts District Court|
|James F. Lang||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2012-present|
|Robert B. Gordon||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present||Partner, Ropes & Gray, LLP|
|Brian A. Davis||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present||Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP|
|Edward J. McDonough Jr.||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present|
|Heidi Brieger||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2012-Present||Prosecutor, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts|
|Renee P. Dupuis||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2011-present||Chief, Criminal Bureau of the Attorney General's Office|
|Peter B. Krupp||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present||Partner, Lurie & Krupp, LLP|
|Kenneth W. Salinger||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2012-present||Assistant Attorney General & Appeals Coordinator, Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's office|
|Paul D. Wilson||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2012-present|
|Robert Ullmann||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2013-Present||Partner, Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP|
|Joseph S. Berman||Massachusetts Superior Court||Partner, Looney & Grossman, LLP|
|Lawrence D. Pierce||Massachusetts Superior Courts||2014-Present||Associate justice, Cambridge District Court|
|Michael J. McCarthy||Southern Berkshire District Court, Massachusetts|
|Jennifer Ginsburg||Worcester District Court, Massachusetts||2012-Present||Attorney, Private practice|
|Gerald A. Lemire||Uxbridge District Court, Massachusetts||2013-Present||Clerk-magistrate, Uxbridge District Court|
|Cesar A. Archilla||Massachusetts District Courts||2013-Present||Massachusetts Parole Board|
|Thomas L. Finigin||Stoughton District Court, Massachusetts||2013-Present||Norfolk County District Attorney's Office|
|Cynthia M. Brackett||Taunton District Court, Massachusetts||2013-Present||Bristol County District Attorney's Office|
|John P. Stapleton||Fall River District Court, Massachusetts||2013-Present||Bristol County District Attorney's Office|
|Julieann Hernon||Massachusetts District Courts||2013-Present||Attorney-in-charge, Committee for Public Counsel Services|
|Edmund C. Mathers||Brockton District Court, Massachusetts||2013-Present||Partner, Mathers and Mathers|
|Matthew Shea||Holyoke District Court, Massachusetts||2014-Present||Hampden County District Attorney's Office|
|Thomas H. Estes||Northampton District Court, Massachusetts||2014-Present||Attorney-in-charge, Public Defender Division|
Probate and Family Court
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.
After graduation in 1982, Patrick clerked for a Federal Appeals Judge in the First Circuit Court of Appeals based in Boston.
- 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 & Barlowref name="Deval" />
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