Senator Markey and Senator Warren Re-Convene the Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations to Consider Boston Vacancy
United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey announced today that the Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations will re-convene to consider applications for a federal judicial vacancy in Boston, Massachusetts. Candidates interested in applying for a U.S. District Court nomination must submit their applications to the Advisory Committee by February 23, 2015.
The Advisory Committee, first appointed in March 2013, solicits, interviews, and comments on applications for federal District Court vacancies. The Advisory Committee is comprised of distinguished members of the Massachusetts legal community, including prominent academics and litigators, and is chaired by former District Court Judge Nancy Gertner.
Applications for Boston vacancies are reviewed by Massachusetts attorneys Pamela Berman, Jack Corrigan, Marianne LeBlanc, Willard P. Ogburn, Walter Prince, Sue Reid, and Georgia Katsoulomitis. In addition to these individuals, and Judge Gertner, Dean Camille Nelson of Suffolk University Law School, Professor Mary Sarah Bilder of Boston College Law School, Professor Andrew Kaufman of Harvard Law School, and attorney Mike Mone representing the Massachusetts Bar Association will review all applications.