Robert J. Cordy

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Robert J. Cordy is an Associate Justice on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Biography[edit]

Justice Cordy graduated from Dartmouth College in 1971 and Harvard Law School in 1974. After graduation, Justice Cordy served as a defense attorney on the Massachusetts Defenders Committee. From 1978 to 1979, he served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Revenue, and then in 1979 he became an Associate General Council on the State Ethics Commission. In 1982, Justice Cordy was appointed a federal prosecutor and evenutally became Chief of the Public Corruption Unit. From 1987 to 1991, he was a partner at Burns & Levinson. From 1991 to 1993, he served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor William Weld. In 1993, Justice Cordy became a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery in 1993, working there until his appointment to the Supreme Judicial Court in 2001.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AT THE STATEHOUSE - Former Weld counsel named to SJC" Dec 13, 2000 Providence Journal
  2. ^ http://www.mass.gov/courts/sjc/justices/cordy.html (accessed March 22, 2012)
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Preceded by
Ruth Abrams
Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
2001–present
Incumbent