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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021
Two vacancies on the Board of Bar Overseers; Job opening: Assistant deputy reporter of decisions at Supreme Judicial Court


Two vacancies on the Board of
Bar Overseers

The justices of the Supreme Judicial Court invite interested attorneys to apply for appointment to the Board of Bar Overseers for a four-year term (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2025). The justices will be making two appointments.

Applicants should be experienced attorneys who have been members of the
Massachusetts bar in good standing for at least 10 years. The justices strongly
encourage attorneys with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

The BBO is an independent administrative body that investigates and evaluates complaints against attorneys and adjudicates disciplinary charges brought by the Office of Bar Counsel. The board's activities are governed by SJC Rule 4:01 and the Rules of the BBO.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and one-page resume to
Anna Rachel Dray-Siegel at by March 15.
If you have questions about the application process or the position, contact


Job Opening

Assistant deputy reporter of decisions at Supreme Judicial Court

The Supreme Judicial Court Office of the Reporter of Decisions has an opening for an assistant deputy reporter of decisions.

The assistant deputy reporter supplies detailed support for all technical functions associated with producing the opinions and other pertinent material of the SJC and the Appeals Court for print and online publication. The position also aids in the editorial work of the office and otherwise assists the reporter of decisions in the discharge of the reporter's statutory duties.

Requirements include a J.D. degree and membership in the Massachusetts bar, as well as a minimum of three years of experience in the practice of law, which may include experience in appellate practice, as a law clerk to a judge or as a professional legal editor.

Each candidate must submit a cover letter, current resume and completed SJC Employment Application and Addendum. All materials should be submitted by email to Blanca Tosado at by 5 p.m. on March 5.

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