Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants
Ralph D. Gants is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.
Chief Justice Gants was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Superior Court in 1997 by Governor William Weld. Governor Deval Patrick first appointed him as a Justice to the Supreme Judicial Court in January 2009. In 2014, he was appointed as the thirty-seventh Chief Justice by Governor Patrick and was sworn in on July 28.