The Board

The members of the Board are appointed by the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court under the authority of  G.L., c. 221, §35, for terms of five years, one term expiring on October 1st of each year. The expenses of the Board are paid by the Commonwealth. 

Current Members

Geoffrey R. Bok, Chairman
Michael K. Callahan
Mela Lew
Robert L. Harris 
Debra Squires-Lee

Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners

Edward W. Brooke Courthouse 

24 New Chardon Street, 1st flr.
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-482-4466
Fax: 617-542-5943


Administrative Office Personnel

Marilyn Wellington 
Executive Director

Katherine Ahern 
Manager of Testing and Operations

Nuvia Ball
Executive Assistant

Kathleen Clemens
Testing and Operations Coordinator

Laura Colby
Business Manager

Wadner Oge
Staff Attorney

Gwendolyn Pruitt
Office Manager

Keisha Slaughter
Character and Fitness Coordinator