Former Gov. Deval L. Patrick (center, left) and former Lt. Gov.
Timothy P. Murray (center, right) with the majority of the
Patrick Administration's judicial appointments during its eight
years in office. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court appointees
are seated, followed by Appeals Court and judges from the seven
Trial Court departments. Members of the legal community who
participated in the judicial selection process are pictured right,
including Executive Secretary of the Joint Bar Committee Martin W.
Healy, chief legal counsel at the Massachusetts Bar Association,
and Lisa C. Goodheart and E. Macey Russell, former chairs of the
Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission. Pictured left are
members of the Judicial Nominating Commission, including Patrick's
Chief Legal Counsel Kate Cook and JNC Executive Director Marilyn
Lyng O'Connell. Photo by Eric Hayes.