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Plymouth County Bar Association: From the Bench

Kirsten Young launches a new interview series with Plymouth County Bar Association

Join Kirsten Young for a new interview series sponsored by the Plymouth County Bar Association: ‘From the Bench.’

‘From the Bench’ is an innovative series of interviews with retired Justices of the Commonwealth who lend their insight and experiences about noteworthy cases and life beyond the bench.

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, Kirsten will sit down with Judge Carol S. Ball, Retired Justice of the Superior Court.

Carol S. Ball graduated from Smith College in 1973 and Northeastern University School of Law in 1976. She then was a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court for a year and became an Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County in 1977. In that role she prosecuted crimes ranging from drunk driving to drug cases to sex crimes to murder. In 1985 she went into private practice, trying civil cases and representing criminal defendants for eleven years until she was appointed to the Superior Court by Governor William Weld in 1996. As a judge she presided over civil and criminal cases until her retirement from the bench in 2015. Judge Ball taught trial advocacy for more than 30 years at Northeastern, Boston University and Harvard Law Schools. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Join the Zoom meeting at 3:30 pm ET on June 23 by clicking on this link.

Meeting passcode: sunshine

Upcoming Guests:

  • Judge David Nagel (Ret. Justice of the District Court)
  • Judge James Menno (Ret. Justice of the Probate and Family Court)
  • Judge Richard Chin (Ret. Justice of the Superior Court)

Check back for more information on the upcoming guests.


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