The Committee on Judicial Ethics provides advisory opinions and informal advice to judges, and to individuals nominated to be judges, with respect to the rules of court that govern the ethical and professional conduct of judges. 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.

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For additional information on this Committee, contact Pamela B. Lyons, Esq., Secretary, Committee on Judicial Ethics, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750. Phone: 617-557-1071 Fax: 617-723-3577 Email:  Pamela.Lyons@sjc.state.ma.us.