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The Honorable Dennis J. Curran

The Honorable Dennis J. Curran
Adjunct Professor of Law
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Superior Court

A former trial attorney for over 20 years, Honorable Dennis J. Curran is an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court where he has presided over 420 civil and criminal trials. In 2015, the Massachusetts Bar Association  presented him with the Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Award for "having demonstrated extraordinary leadership and dedication to improving the administration of justice." The Award has been bestowed only 7 times in the past 28 years.

In 2016, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys bestowed Justice Curran with its Judicial Excellence Award.