U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced appointments March 14 to
the Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations,
including Massachusetts Bar Association Past President Michael E.
The panel is charged with reviewing potential nominees to federal
district courts in Springfield and Boston. Panelists will recommend
nominees to Warren and interim U.S. Sen. William "Mo" Cowan, who
will recommend them to President Barack Obama for nomination.
"Mike Mone brings years of past service to the federal judicial
selection process, having served former Senators Kennedy and Kerry,
and will be a strong voice for practitioners statewide," MBA Chief
Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy said.
In addition to Mone, who represents the MBA on the panel, the group
includes former district court judge Nancy Gertner (chair); Camille
Nelson, dean of Suffolk University Law School; professor Mary Sarah
Bilder of Boston College Law School, and professor Andrew Kaufman
of Harvard Law School, who sits on MBA's Ethics Committee.
Mone served as MBA president during the 1993-94 association