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
Tuesday, August 1810:00 a.m.Cutler, C.J.
Wednesday, August 1910:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday,August 2510:00 a.m.Scheier, J.
Thursday, August 2710:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Wednesday, September 210:00 a.m.Speicher, J.
Thursday, September 310:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday, September 810:00 a.m.Speicher, J.
Wednesday, September 910:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday, September 1510:00 a.m.Cutler, C.J.
Friday, September 1810:00 a.m.Piper, J.
   
Tuesday, September 2910:00 a.m.Piper, J.
Wednesday, September 3010:00 a.m.Speicher, 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.