March 19, 2021

Senators Warren and Markey Reconvene Bipartisan Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations to Accept Additional Applications for the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Washington, DC - In the wake of Judge William G. Young announcing his intention to retire from regular active service as a United States District Court Judge, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today announced they will reconvene a bipartisan advisory committee to review and provide additional recommendations on federal District Court candidates from across Massachusetts. 

Candidates interested in applying for a U.S. District Court nomination who did not previously apply in January 2021 must submit their applications to the Advisory Committee by Friday, April 16, 2021. 

"The Advisory Committee plays a critical role in ensuring that highly qualified, fair-minded judges are appointed to the federal district courts in the Commonwealth," said Senators Warren and Markey. "We look forward to receiving the Committee's recommendations."

Interested candidates may access an application here, and questions may be directed to the Advisory Committee chair, Judge Nancy Gertner at Completed applications must be completed and received by the Advisory Committee by Friday, April 16, 2021.

Candidates who have submitted an application in January 2021 and remain interested in consideration should email Judge Gertner at to confirm that, note whether they would like to supplement their application, and provide any updated or supplemental materials.