The Honorable Dennis J. Curran
A former trial attorney for over 20 years, Justice Dennis J. Curran has presided over 450 civil and criminal trials.
In 2015, the Massachusetts Bar Association presented him with its Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Award for "having demonstrated extraordinary leadership and dedication to improving the administration of justice", an award bestowed only 7 times within almost 30 years.
In 2016, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys honored Justice Curran with its Judicial Excellence Award.
In 2017, the American Board of Trial Advocates-Massachusetts Chapter bestowed him with its Judicial Courage Award.