Trial Court Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Experience

About our office

The Trial Court Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Experience is committed to fostering an inclusive and just court system that provides a fair, respectful, and dignified court experience for court users and employees. We serve both internal users, including court employees, court teams, and administrative offices, as well as the general public. We work with court departments to: 

  • Build capacity around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • Diversify the court workforce 
  • Provide trainings to court employees 
  • Establish inclusive policies and practices 
  • Improve the court user experience

Read the 2021 Annual Diversity Report 

Trial Court upstander video

Trial Court judges and staff stand up and speak out against disrespectful actions and behavior in this eight-minute “Upstander” call to action.


Contact us


1 Pemberton Sq., Boston, MA 02108

  • John Laing, Chief Experience & Diversity Officer: (617) 878-0708
  • Jessica Roman Alvarez, Administrative Assistant for Diversity: (617) 878-0450

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