David Poole, Associate Justice, Boston Municipal Court
Judging Cases in State Court
David B. Poole is an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court. Before his appointment in 2008, Judge Poole was Litigation Director of the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School, where he was also a clinical instructor and Lecturer on Law. From 1990 to 1997, Judge Poole was a trial lawyer in the Boston and Roxbury offices of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, where he represented both adult and juvenile clients. Before becoming a public defender, he was a housing lawyer at Merrimack Valley Legal Services in Lowell, Massachusetts, and a law clerk to the Hon. Frederick H. Weisberg on the District of Columbia Superior Court. Judge Poole is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School, and he holds an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.