Appointed in April 2012, as the first person in the newly-created position Court Administrator of the Massachusetts Trial Court by the Commonwealth’s Supreme Judicial Court.
Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: October 5, 2014)
Lewis H. “Harry” Spence was appointed in April 2012, as the first Court Administrator of the Massachusetts Trial Court by the Commonwealth’s Supreme Judicial Court. In this newly-created position, he works in collaboration with the Chief Judge of the Trial Court to oversee the operation of seven Trial Court departments with a budget of $560 million, 379 judges and 6,400 court staff across 101 court facilities. Most recently, Spence served on the faculties of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Graduate School of Education, where he was a Professor of Practice and faculty co-director of the Doctorate in Education Leadership Program. From 2001 to 2007, Spence served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Social Services.
CONTENT BY THIS PERSONOp-Ed 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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