This list includes all current and future 2014 judicial and clerk-magistrate vacancies.


Updated November 14, 2014

Supreme Judicial Court

No current vacancies.


Appeals Court

No current vacancies.


Superior Court

The Honorable Howard J. Whitehead (confirmation pending)
(October 3, 2014)


Probate & Family Court

Essex County Division
The Honorable Amy Lyn Blake (confirmation pending)
(September 9, 2014)

Suffolk County Division
The Honorable Jeremy A. Stahlin (confirmation pending)
(December 17, 2014)


Land Court

No current vacancies.


Housing Court

No current vacancies.


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 November 14, 2014, there are 155 District Court judges appointed to the District Court.  Three District Court nominations are pending confirmation, including one nomination for a Circuit Justice.

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)
Brockton District Court (vice Baylor) (confirmation pending)
Cambridge District Court (vice Singleton)
Chelsea District Court (vice Maldonado)
Gardner District Court (vice Philbin)
Lynn District Court (vice Tochka) (confirmation pending)
Newburyport District Court (vice Melahn)
Newburyport District Court (vice O'Leary)
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)
Uxbridge District Court (vice Virostek)
Westborough District Court (vice Waickowski)
Winchendon District Court (vice Garbose)
Worcester District Court (vice Brennan)
     
 
District Court Clerk-Magistrate

Gloucester District Court
The Honorable Kevin P. Burke (confirmation pending)
(January 20, 2010)

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


Boston Municipal Court

Central Division
The Honorable Charles R. Johnson (confirmation pending)
(July 5, 2014)

Central Division
The Honorable Annette Forde (confirmation pending)
(October 1, 2014)

Central Division
The Honorable Raymond Dougan (confirmation pending)
(December 29, 2014)


Boston Municipal Court Clerk-Magistrate

No current vacancies.


Juvenile Court

No current vacancies.


Juvenile Court Clerk-Magistrate

No current vacancies.