Governor Deval Patrick announced the nomination of Michael L. Fabbri, as Associate Justice of the Framingham District Court on Tuesday.
The announcment also included the nominations of Cathleen E. Campbell, as Associate Justice of the Cambridge District Court and Mary F. McCabe, as a Circuit Justice of the District Court.
“These nominees are experienced litigators who have demonstrated a commitment to the firm, fair and compassionate administration of justice,” said Patrick in a press release. “I am confident that they have the knowledge, skills and temperament to excel as judges in the District Court, and I thank them for their willingness to serve.”
Fabbri is the First Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. He joined the office in 1985, after working for two years in a small general practice firm in Framingham.
From 1992 to 1995, Fabbri worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Special Investigations Unit and the Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau.
He returned to the District Attorney’s Office in 1995 as the Framingham Regional Supervisor and Chief of the Special Investigations Division.
In July 2010, he became Chief of the Homicide Unit and Chief Trial Counsel and in July 2012 he became the First Assistant District Attorney.
Fabbri, an Ashland resident, served in the United States Air Force for four years prior to attending college and also served as a member of the Massachusetts State Guard from 2005 to 2008.
He is a graduate of Framingham State College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1980) and Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., 1983).
He is slated to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Paul F. Healy, Jr.