Deval Patrick Nominates Suffolk Alum to MA Superior Court
Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Updated: Sunday, July 19, 2009 02:07
Last Thursday governor Deval Patrick announced the nominations of three Bay State lawyers to superior court positions with Suffolk University Law School alumni Janet Kenton-Walker among the those chosen. Joining Kenton-Walk include Mitchell Kaplan and Thomas McGuire.
"Each of these attorneys is well known for their top-notch legal skills, even temperament, high integrity and long-standing commitment to justice that will serve all of us well on the bench," said Patrick in a statement released from the governors office.
Janet Kenton-Walker is of-counsel with the Boston Law Collaborative. Patrick cited Kenton-Walker experience as a trial attorney, whose areas of practice include domestic relations and family law, business litigation, real estate, criminal defense, and general civil litigation. She is a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College and Suffolk University Law School.
According to the release, Kenton-Walker is slated to fill the vacancy on the Superior Court created by the retirement of the Honorable Isaac Borenstein.
Thomas McGuire, a graduate of Boston College and Suffolk University Law School, is a Bristol County litigator with over twenty-five years of experience.
Mitchell Kaplan is a Partner with the Boston Law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart.