Chief Justice Paula M. Carey of the Trial Court has appointed Justice Judith C. Cutler as the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Land Court. Judge Cutler will serve a five-year term starting on January 2, 2014. She succeeds current Chief Justice Karyn F. Scheier, who has served two five-year terms as the Chief Justice.
Judge Cutler was appointed to the Land Court in 2009 after 20 years at the Boston law firm of Kopelman & Page, where she specialized in land use law. Prior to joining Kopelman & Page, Judge Cutler was the town planner in Concord, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School.
On Solid Ground congratulates Judge Cutler on her appointment as the new Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Land Court.