For Immediate Release - February 28, 2014

Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey Appoints Attorney Anthony M. Salerno to the Commission on Judicial Conduct

BOSTON, MA -- Chief Justice of the Trial Court Paula M. Carey today announced the appointment of Anthony M.  Salerno of Shrewsbury as an alternate member to the Commission on Judicial Conduct, effective February 28, 2014. The term will expire on February 27, 2020.

The Commission on Judicial Conduct, established in 1978, investigates allegations of misconduct by state judges. Pursuant to G.L. c.211 §1, three judges are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court; three attorneys are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Trial Court; and three lay persons are appointed by the Governor to six year terms.

Mr. Salerno is the founder of the Salerno Law Offices in Worcester, where he practices law. Previously he was the managing partner at Scannell & Salerno from 1987-1996. Active in the Worcester and Massachusetts Bar Associations, he is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers. He also served as an Honorary Criminal Law Instructor for the Massachusetts State Police Academy.

A resident of Shrewsbury, Attorney Salerno graduated from Bridgewater State University in 1975, and holds Masters Degrees in Criminal Justice and Education.  He served in the Massachusetts State Police as a Trooper and Detective from 1977-1986, and graduated from New England School of Law in 1986.