About The Speaker: Serge Georges, Jr. was appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court by Governor Charlie Baker on December 16, 2020. He previously served as an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court appointed by Governor Deval Patrick in 2013. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in 1992 and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 1996. Justice Georges began his legal career as a litigation associate at Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, P.C. and Todd & Weld, LLP. In 2007 he joined the firm of Barron & Stadfeld, P.C., eventually becoming a partner. He had a diverse practice focused on commercial litigation and criminal defense in state and federal courts. Justice Georges’ teaching positions include adjunct professorships at Suffolk University Law School (2000 to present) and University of Massachusetts School of Law (2019 to present), where he teaches courses in Evidence, Professional Responsibility and Trial Advocacy. 

Justice Georges' visit is sponsored by the Martin Institute for Law & Society.