HLS Clinical Instructor Gloria Tan was unanimously approved by the Governor’s Council for a judgeship on the Juvenile Court in Middlesex County. As a judge on the Juvenile Court, Tan will rule on cases regarding delinquency, care and protection petitions, adoption, guardianship, termination of parental rights proceedings, and youthful offender cases.
Ms. Tan is the deputy director of the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School. She has also worked as a public defender for the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston and as an attorney in the Youth Advocacy Project. Ms. Tan has also served as chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association Criminal Justice section council, as a member of the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, and on the Board of Directors of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.