Joseph D. Steinfield Appointed to Commission on Judicial Conduct

January 1, 2009

Chief Justice for Administration and Management Robert A. Mulligan has announced the appointment of Joseph D. Steinfield as a member of the Commission on Judicial Conduct.  In his announcement, Chief Justice Mulligan stated that Joe Steinfield “brings a depth of knowledge and tremendous range of Trial Court experience to the important work of the Commission, which will benefit from (his) understanding of issues, wisdom, fairness and sound judgment.”

A partner at the Boston law firm of Prince Lobel Tye, Steinfield specializes in business and First Amendment litigation. He has represented individual and business plaintiffs, including several Fortune 500 companies, in complex litigation matters.  Joe has argued many appeals in both state and federal courts. In 2000, he was named as special counsel by the New Hampshire State Legislature for the House Judiciary Committee for a special investigation involving several Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He also served as Special Prosecutor. Joe has extensive Alternative Dispute Resolution experience as counsel and as mediator and arbiter. He founded and chaired the American College of Trial Lawyers Massachusetts Superior Court Mediation Program.

Please click here to read the full text of the Massachusetts Court System’s announcement.

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