“It was the next available thing,” a way to put off the real world, he said. However, his first class in law school inspired him, and he said he knew he had made the right decision.
As a lawyer, he presented 2,000 cases to state and local government agencies, he said, and as a Town Meeting member and former moderator for several years, he’s had a “lot of interaction with government at many different levels.”
Staff writer Ethan Forman can be reached at 978-338-2673, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @DanverSalemNews.
Occupation: Retired Massachusetts Appeals Court judge, 2001 to 2012. Now volunteers in alternate dispute resolution.
Education: St. John’s Prep; Boston College, 1964; Boston College Law School, 1967
Town involvement: Former Town Meeting member for 18 years, former Essex Aggie trustee, former town moderator.