This list includes all current judicial and clerk-magistrate vacancies.

Updated August 24, 2015


Supreme Judicial Court

No current vacancies.


Appeals Court

The Honorable Joseph A. Grasso, Jr.
(January 9, 2015)                
Posted. Application deadline: Closed.

The Honorable R. Malcolm Graham
(February 22, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline: Closed.

The Honorable R. Marc Kantrowitz

(August 14, 2015)



Superior Court

The Honorable Diane M. Kottmyer
(January 9, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline: August 18, 2015

The Honorable Frances A. McIntyre
(January 9, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline: August 18, 2015

The Honorable Patrick F. Brady
(January 23, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline: August 18, 2015

The Honorable Carol S. Ball
(May 31, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline: August 18, 2015



Probate & Family Court

Circuit
The Honorable Spencer M. Kagan
(June 12, 2015)
Posted. Application Deadline: Closed.

Worcester County Division
The Honorable Ronald W. King
(July 6, 2015)
Posted. Application Deadline: Closed.
 
Middlesex County Division
The Honorable Dorothy Gibson
(July 31, 2015)
Posted. Application Deadline: Closed.


Land Court

The Honorable Alexander H. Sands
(July 6, 2015)
Posted. Application Deadline: Closed.




Housing Court

The Honorable Steven D. Pierce
(September 30, 2015)
Posted. Application Deadline: Closed.




Housing Court Clerk-Magistrate    

No current vacancies.


District Court

NOTE: A maximum of 158 District Court judges may be appointed at any particular time.
M.G.L.c. 211B, § 2 & M.G.L. c. 218, § 6. 

As of May 29, 2015, there are 149 District Court judges appointed to the District Court.

Subject to the statutory cap, vacancies may be filled as circuit appointments or for any of the "named" statutory positions that are not filled at this time:
 

Ayer District Court (vice Kilmartin)
Brookline District Court (vice O'Dea)
Cambridge District Court (vice Singleton)
Chelsea District Court (vice Maldonado)
Fitchburg District Court (vice Mandell)
Gardner District Court (vice Philbin)
Nantucket District Court (vice O'Neill)
Natick District Court (vice McGuiness)
Newburyport District Court (vice Melahn)
Newburyport District Court (vice O'Leary)
Northern Berkshire District Court (vice Ripps)
Orange District Court (vice Merrigan)
Orange District Court (vice Schubert)
Palmer District Court (vice Cote)
Pittsfield District Court (vice Barbalunga)
Pittsfield District Court (vice Koenigs) (Posted. Application deadline: Closed.)
Plymouth District Court (vice Marini)
Southern Berkshire District Court (vice Rutberg)
Springfield District Court (vice Gordon)
Springfield District Court (vice Mason) (Posted. Application deadline: Closed.)
Springfield District Court (vice Williams)
Uxbridge District Court (vice Virostek)
Westborough District Court (vice Waickowski)
Winchendon District Court (vice Garbose)
Woburn District Court (vice Harvey)
Worcester District Court (vice Brennan)
     
 
District Court Clerk-Magistrate

Winchendon District Court
The Honorable Daniel F. Langelier
(March 19, 2011)



Boston Municipal Court

Central Division
The Honorable Ernest L. Sarason
(January 25, 2015)


Boston Municipal Court Clerk-Magistrate

No current vacancies.


Juvenile Court

Plymouth County Division
The Honorable John P. Corbett
(April 17, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline. Closed

Essex County Division
The Honorable Sally F. Padden
(June 22, 2015)
Posted. Application deadline. Closed

Suffolk County Division
The Honorable Marjory A. German
(August 24, 2015)


Juvenile Court Clerk-Magistrate

Bristol County Division
The Honorable Ronald C. Arruda
(December 26, 2014)