SENATOR WARREN AND SENATOR MARKEY RE-CONVENE THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON MASSACHUSETTS JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS TO CONSIDER BOSTON VACANCIES

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey today announced that the Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations will re-convene to consider applications for federal judicial vacancies in Boston, Massachusetts. Candidates interested in applying for a U.S. District Court nomination must submit their applications to the Advisory Committee by Friday, January 31st.

Earlier this year, Senator Elizabeth Warren announced the appointment of the Advisory Committee to solicit, interview, and comment 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, and Walter Prince. 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.

Interested candidates may access an application here, and questions may be directed to Judge Gertner at GertnerCommittee@gmail.com. Applications must be completed and received by January 31st, 2014.