Central Division, Boston Municipal Court


24 New Chardon Street, Edward W. Brooke Courthouse, Boston, MA 02114


Probation Department (617) 788-8426


(617) 788-8465
Probation Department (617) 788-8432



This court serves the Downtown Boston area, Chinatown, North End, South End through Massachusetts Avenue, West End, and Beacon Hill.


Monday - Friday:
8:30 am-4:30 pm


There is no public parking available at this courthouse.  Parking at your own expense is available in the vicinity of the courthouse at parking lots and garages and metered spaces on the streets.

Public Transportation

You can reach the vicinity of the courthouse via MBTA subway and bus routes, as well as via the Commuter Rail.

It is strongly recommended that you check with the MBTA's website to make sure you receive their updated routes. They offer a Trip Planner, which enables users to get personalized recommendations. 


This location includes a Veterans' Treatment Court.

Getting legal help at the courthouse from lawyer for the day

Consult the monthly judicial calendar for this court


Please contact one of the ADA coordinators below for more information regarding ADA accessibility at this court location.

Denise Donovan  
Phone: 617-788-8668
Fax: 617-788-8465
email: denise.donovan@jud.state.ma.us

Marcella Gerardi  
Phone: 617-788-8772
Fax: 617-788-8747 
email: marcella.gerardi@jud.state.ma.us

Jurors Only

For assistance, please contact the Office of Jury Commissioner at 1-800-THE-JURY (843-5879) or JurorHelp@jud.state.ma.us
TTY: 1-800-328-3202


Cell Phone/Personal Electronic Device Policy

Cell phones and/or personal electronic devices are permitted in this courthouse, but all devices must be turned off when you are in the courtroom or they may be confiscated.  

Using cameras and electronic devices

More info

Judge's Lobby

Hon. Thomas C. Horgan, First Justice

Clerk's Office

Daniel J. Hogan, Clerk-Magistrate

Probation Department

John Turner, Chief Probation Officer


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