For Immediate Release - September 24, 2013

GOVERNOR PATRICK AND THE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION SEEK APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 VACANCIES

BOSTON – Monday, September 23, 2013 - Governor Deval Patrick and the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) are seeking applications this fall for several judicial vacancies scheduled to occur in 2014 due to mandatory retirements.  The JNC recently posted five Superior Court vacancies that will occur from February through December 2014, with an application deadline of October 24, 2013.  In the next few months, the JNC will be posting for additional vacancies opening due to mandatory retirements in 2014 on the Appeals Court, the Juvenile Court, the District Court, and the Land Court, among others.

All postings will be listed on the JNC website: http://www.mass.gov/governor/administration/jnc/vacancies/vacancies-open-for-applications.html

Questions should be directed to the JNC staff at (617) 725-4031.