Non-dispositive motions may be marked for hearing before the judge to whom the case is assigned.  Parties and counsel are strongly encouraged to confirm dates and times with other parties before marking non-dispositive motions for hearings.

Only non-dispositive motions may be marked for hearing by a party.  Dispositive motions under Mass. R. Civ. P. 12 (b) (1), 12 (b) (6), 12 (c) and 56 will be scheduled by the court in all cases.  See Land Court Rule 4.

To schedule a motion hearing before either Judge Foster or Judge Long, please email your request to their Sessions Clerks directly.  Sessions Clerk contact information is on the Land Court personnel web page.
 

DateTimeJudge
Monday, August 1810:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday, September 210:00 a.m.Sands, J.
Friday, September 510:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Thursday, September 1110:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   

Tuesday, September 16

 

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

Scheier, J.

Cutler, C.J.

Wednesday, September 1710:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday, September 3010:00 a.m.Sands, J.
Wednesday, October 110:00 a.m.Piper, J.
Thursday, October 210:00 a.m.Sands, J.

• Please add the name of the judge assigned to your case on your pleadings.

• Sessions are held at the Land Court, 3 Pemberton Square, Boston.

• Courtroom assignments are posted at the Land Court Recorder’s Office (5th floor) on the day of the hearing.

• Motions in all tax lien cases may be marked for hearing any Thursday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.