• Scope and Title

    These rules govern the procedures of the Trial Court Committee on Professional Responsibility for Clerks of the Courts (hereinafter Committee) in the exercise of its jurisdiction pursuant to Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:13. They may be known and cited as the Rules of the Committee on Professional Responsibility for Clerks of the Courts. 

    • Rule 1: Definitions
    • Rule 2: Composition of the Committee
    • Rule 3: Jurisdiction of the Committee
    • Rule 4: Confidentiality
    • Rule 5: General Procedures of the Committee
    • Rule 6: Matters Referred to the Committee in the First Instance
    • Rule 7: Matters on Appeal from a Decision of a Chief Justice
    • Rule 8: Formal Proceedings
    • Rule 9: Appeal to the Supreme Judicial Court
    • Rule 10: Cases Involving Allegations of Mental or Physical Disability

    Approved February 25, 2015, effective March 23, 2015