May 20, 2013, Paula M. Carey, currently the Chief Justice of the Probate
and Family Court, was appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court to serve as
the new Chief Justice of the Trial Court, effective July 16,
2013. Chief Justice Carey has provided the Probate and Family
Court with seven years of exemplary leadership. Her tenure as chief
has seen the implementation of important reforms especially in a time of sparse
Please join us in congratulating her on her selection and thanking her for
her many years of service to the Probate and Family Court.