Paula M. Carey

Judge, Key Voice (Massachusetts)
Chief Justice of the Trial Court in Massachusetts, appointed in 2013. Previously Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court.
Tags: Family

Links: Trial Court bio | (Current as of: October 4, 2014)

Hon. Paula M. Carey is Chief Justice of the Trial Court. She was appointed to that position on July 16, 2013. Prior to that, she was the Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court having been appointed to that position on October 2, 2007. She was appointed an Associate Justice of the Norfolk Probate and Family Court in 2001.

Chief Justice Carey is a graduate of New England School of Law. Prior to her appointment to the bench in January 2001, she was a partner in the firm of Carey & Mooney, PC, where she specialized in domestic relations matters. She has lectured and authored material for numerous educational programs in the area of domestic relations, both as a practitioner and as a judge, for MCLE, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and Suffolk University Advanced Legal Studies. Judge Carey has also lectured at AFCC local and national programs as well as the National Child Support Enforcement Conference in 2007.



Justice with dignity and speed: Creating a 21st-century justice system for Massachusetts

Paula M. Carey, Lewis H. Spence
Lowell Sun (Massachusetts)
June 1, 2014
Oped by judge and court administrator describing innovative efforts to deliver justice, including more ADR and support for pro se litigants in family and other matters.

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