The Advisory Committee on Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts provides advisory opinions to Clerks, Registers and their assistants, with respect to the rules of court that govern the ethical and professional conduct of clerks. For more detailed information about the Committee - including information on how to make a request for ethical advice - or to read the applicable court rules or the text of the advisory opinions issued by the Committee, click on one of the links listed below.

Description of Committee

SJC Rule 3:12 - Code of Professional Responsibility for Clerks of the Courts

SJC Rule 3:14 - Rules Of Advisory Committee On Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts

Recent Opinions

Subject Index of Opinions

Opinions Archive
For additional information on this Committee, contact:

Christine P. Burak, Esq.
Secretary, Advisory Committee on Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts Supreme Judicial Court 
John Adams Courthouse 
One Pemberton Square, Suite 2500 
Boston, MA 02108-1750 

Phone: 617-557-1161 
Fax: 617-723-3577 

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