Supreme Judicial Court Appoints Matthew Day As First Assistant Clerk
for Middlesex Superior Court;
Lillian Andruszkiewicz Reappointed As First Assistant Clerk
of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County
The Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court recently appointed Matthew Day of Harvard as First Assistant Clerk of the Courts for Middlesex Superior Court and reappointed Lillian Andruszkiewicz, a native of Dorchester, as First Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County for a fourth term. Both appointments are for three-year terms, in accordance with G. L. c. 221, §4.
As First Assistant Clerk, Mr. Day assists the Clerk of Courts and the Superior Court Justices by attending court sessions, supervising personnel, maintaining court documents and records, and performing other administrative duties under the direction of the Clerk of Courts.
Mr. Day has served as an Assistant Clerk-Magistrate for Middlesex Superior Court for eight years. He has also served as a bail commissioner since 2003. Prior to his present position, he worked as chief legislative aide for Senator Robert A. Durand. He received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. degree from Cornell University.
Ms. Andruszkiewicz assists the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court in single justice hearings and issues rulings made by them. She schedules hearings, reviews single justice petitions, and helps attorneys and self-represented litigants with questions on filing requirements.
Prior to her initial appointment as First Assistant Clerk in 1996, she served as the Third Assistant Clerk in the same office. She was a prosecutor with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office for more than eleven years before working for the Court. She also serves, by appointment of the Supreme Judicial Court Justices, on the Special Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules of Procedure. Ms. Andruszkiewicz holds a J.D. degree from New England School of Law and a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Suffolk University.