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Federal Courts

The chair shall from time to time offer the services of the committee to the persons charged with responsibility for the appointment of judges and magistrate-judges to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals and/or the United States Supreme Court, including the President, the United States Attorney General, and the Senators from Massachusetts. The committee shall evaluate such nominations in the same manner as set forth above and shall report in such manner as the chair shall deem appropriate.

Payment of Expenses

Members shall be reimbursed by their respective bar associations for expenses incurred in committee service as shall from time to time be necessary or appropriate. 

Addendum A

  1. Four county bar members, one Boston Bar member, one Massachusetts Bar at-large member and one affiliated bar member shall be appointed for a one-year term.
  2. Four county bar members, one Boston Bar member, one Massachusetts Bar at-large member and one affiliated bar member shall be appointed for a two-year term.
  3. Five county bar members, one Boston Bar member, one Massachusetts Bar at-large member and one affiliated bar members shall be appointed for a three-year term. 

Thereafter, as each member’s term expires, each subsequent appointment shall be for a three-year term. 

(Effective: 1/24/92) 
(Superceded: 5/14/02)11