East Boston Division, Boston Municipal Court


37 Meridian St., East Boston, MA 02128


Clerk's Office (617) 569-7550

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Probation Department (617) 569-7553

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Clerk's Office (617) 561-4988
Probation Department (617) 569-8458



This court serves East Boston, Winthrop, Logan Airport, and the Sumner and Callahan Tunnels.


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


There is no public parking available at this courthouse.  Limited parking is available on the streets in the vicinity of the courthouse.

Public Transportation

You can reach the vicinity of the courthouse via MBTA subway and bus routes.

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. 


Includes an Adult Drug Court

Consult the monthly judicial calendar for this court


If you received documents from the Courts or a third party, please check the documents to find that office or department. Otherwise, contact one of the ADA Coordinators below.

Ann-Marie Gioia  
Phone: 617-569-7550 x125
Fax: 617-561-4988 
email: ann-marie.gioia@jud.state.ma.us

Thomas Tassinari
Phone: 617-569-7553 x127
Fax: 617-569-8458
email: thomas.tassinari@jud.state.ma.us


No cell phones, or other electronic devices, including:

  • laptop or notebook computers,
  • computer tablets,
  • smartphones,
  • bluetooth and other similar devices.

(Exceptions: Employees, Police, Attorneys and Jurors)

Using cameras and electronic devices

More info

Judge's Lobby

Hon. John E. McDonald, Jr., First Justice

Clerk's Office

Joseph R. Faretra, Clerk-Magistrate

Probation Department

Thomas J. Tassinari, Chief Probation Officer


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