SENATOR WARREN AND SENATOR MARKEY RE-CONVENE THE ADVISORY
COMMITTEE ON MASSACHUSETTS JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS TO CONSIDER
Washington, DC – 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.
Interested candidates may access an application here, and questions may be directed to Judge
Gertner at GertnerCoinmittee~u~,~mail.com. Applications must be completed and received by
February 23, 2015.