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Hon. Joseph L. Hart Jr. 
Marlborough, Massachusetts


 Lowell High School 1956
 Merrimack College B.S. 1961
 Suffolk Law School J.D. 1969
 Admitted to Massachusetts Bar May 12, 1969


 Revenue Officer Group Supervisor - Internal Revenue Service, 1962 May 1969
 Private Law Practice Marlborough, Massachusetts, May 1962 March 1999
 Associate Justice Worcester Probate and Family Court, March 1999  - January 2004
 First Justice Worcester Probate and Family Court, January 2004 August 2008
 Retired as First Justice after reaching mandatory retirement age on August 22, 2008
 Resumed private Law practice on September 8, 2008 at Hart Law Offices, 189 Main Street, P.O. Box 13, Marlborough, MA  01752.  Of Counsel to firm consisting of three (3) of my children.

Military Service:

 U. S. Army Reserve 1961 to 1966

Professional Associations:

 Massachusetts Bar Association
 Worcester County Bar Association
 South Middlesex Bar Association
 Massachusetts Probate Inn of Court
 Fellow, Massachusetts Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers from 1985 until appointment to the Bench
 Chair, Judicial Nomination Commission, Central Region 1991 1998
 Member, Executive Committee Judicial Nominating Commission 1991 1998
 Numerous M.C.L.E. in various aspects of Massachusetts Law

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 1969
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1969

Merrimack College, 1961

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Central Region, Judicial Nominating Commission, 1991 - 1998

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1985 - 1999

Massachusetts Bar Association

Worcester County Bar Association

So. Middlesex Bar Association

Judicial Evaluation Enhancement Committee

Past Employment Positions:
Practicing Lawyer, 1969 - 1999

Phone: 508-485-5400

Fax:     508-485-5492

Email:   joehart@hartlawpc.com