Frank M. Gaziano
Frank M. Gaziano
|Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court|
|Assumed office |
August 18, 2016
|Nominated by||Charlie Baker|
|Preceded by||Francis X. Spina|
|Judge of the Massachusetts Superior Court|
2004 – August 18, 2016
|Nominated by||Mitt Romney|
|Born||September 8, 1963|
Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Lafayette College, B.A.|
Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
Frank M. Gaziano (born September 8, 1963) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Early life and education
He began his legal career at the Boston law firm of Foley Hoag as a litigation associate. In 1991, he entered public service as an assistant district attorney with the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office in Brockton.
In 2001, he was appointed the First Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, where he was a member of the Organized Crime Strike Force.
He was previously an associate justice for the Massachusetts Superior Court. He was nominated to the court by Governor Mitt Romney in 2004. He served as the Regional Administrative Justice for Plymouth County and for Criminal Business in Suffolk County. He also chaired the Supreme Judicial Court's Standing Committee on Criminal Rules and was a member of the Supreme Judicial Court's Model Homicide Jury Instruction Committee.
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Gaziano was nominated to the court by Governor Charlie Baker on June 14, 2016, and confirmed by the Governor's Council on July 13, 2016. He succeeded Justice Francis X. Spina who retired on August 12, 2016.
- "Supreme Judicial Court Justices". Retrieved April 4, 2018.
- "GAZIANO, FRANK M". Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. January 27, 2012.
- Lannan, Kate (June 14, 2016). "Judge from Scituate among three nominees to state's highest court". The Patriot Ledger. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
Francis X. Spina
| Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court