Wellesley’s Helene Kazanjian nominated for Massachusetts Superior Court

Gov. Charlie Baker has nominated Wellesley resident Hélène Kazanjian, Chief of the Trial Division in the Attorney General’s Office, to the position of Associate Justice for the Massachusetts Superior Court.

“If confirmed, Attorney Kazanjian will bring to the bench nearly 30 years’ experience in public service and private practice handling the types of criminal and civil cases heard by the Superior Court,” Baker said in a statement.

If confirmed by the Governor’s Council, Kazanjian will fill the seat vacated by the Honorable Patrick F. Brady.

Applicants for judicial openings are reviewed by the statewide Judicial Nominating Commission and recommended to the Governor.

The Superior Court comprises 82 justices in 20 courthouses across all 14 counties and handles a broad variety of civil and criminal matters.

Kazanjian is a graduate of both Stanford University and Boston University School of Law, as well as of Dana Hall. In fact, you can see her speaking at Dana Hall a couple of years back in the video below.

Helene Kazanjian ’78, featured speaker at She Sails 2012 from Dana Hall School on Vimeo.