The Advisory Committee on Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts provides advisory opinions to Clerks, Registers and their assistants, with respect to the rules of court that govern the ethical and professional conduct of clerks. For more detailed information about the Committee - including information on how to make a request for ethical advice - or to read the applicable court rules or the text of the advisory opinions issued by the Committee, click on one of the links listed below.
SJC Rule 3:12 - Code of Professional Responsibility for Clerks of the Courts
SJC Rule 3:14 - Rules Of Advisory Committee On Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts
For additional information on this Committee, contact: Christine P. Burak, Esq., Secretary, Advisory Committee on Ethical Opinions for Clerks of the Courts, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, Suite 2500, One Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108-1750.