Governor Deval PatrickÂ announcedÂ on Wednesday two judicial nominations: Debra A. DelVecchio as Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, East Boston Division and Lisa A. Grant as Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division.
â€œI am honored to nominate these two experienced trial attorneys to serve on the Boston Municipal Court,â€ said Governor Patrick. â€œThey will bring extraordinary expertise and energy to the bench. I thank them for their commitment to the fair administration of justice and their willingness to serve the Commonwealth as members of the judiciary.â€
Debra A. DelVecchio has maintained a criminal and civil litigation practice based in Salem since 1995. Her prior legal experience includes three years as Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, three years as a Department of Justice tax attorney and four years as a litigation associate at a Boston firm. She is a graduate of Boston University (B.A. magna cum laude, 1980) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1983). DelVecchio resides in Beverly. If confirmed, she will fill the vacancy on the Boston Municipal Court created by the appointment of The Honorable Kenneth V. Desmond, Jr. to the Superior Court.