Trial Court Chief Justice Paula Carey said Tuesday Judge John D. Casey will serve as Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court for a five-year term.
Casey is currently the first justice of the Norfolk County Probate and Family Court and has served on the Probate and Family Court for more than a decade.
He says in a statement that he is "excited and humbled by the opportunity" to serve as the court's chief judge.
Casey replaces Chief Justice Angela Ordonez, who served in the role since 2013.
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