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Register of Probate - Suffolk County (To Fill Vacancy)

A register of probate oversees the administrative functions of a probate court, which handles matters such as wills, estate records, guardianships, divorce records, official change of name, paternity issues, and adoption cases.
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What is the biggest challenge facing this office? If budgetary, what efficiencies have you implemented (if an incumbent) or would introduce (if a challenger or newcomer) in the operation of this office? If in another area, how have you – or would you – handle this challenge?

Incumbent No
Age 52
City / Town East Boston
MS, crime and justice, Suffolk University
BS, education, Salem State College
Experience Youth worker, city of Boston.
Caseworker, Charles Street Jail.
Records and classification supervisor, South Bay House of Correction, Suffolk County Sheriff's Department.
Director of classification and records, South Bay House of Correction, Suffolk County Sheriff's Department.
Assistant deputy superintendent, South Bay House of Correction, Suffolk County Sheriff's Department.
Statewide program supervisor, Office of Community Corrections, Massachusetts Trial Court.
Why are you running for this office? My extensive administrative and managerial experience, combined with my educational background, are a perfect match for the job responsibilities associated with the position of Register of Suffolk County Probate and Family Court.

I hope to use my skills and experience to help improve the court process for the citizens of Suffolk County.

Campaign phone (617) 981-3204
Dealing with the Probate and Family Court can be a daunting and intimidating experience for people. I see the biggest challenge of this office to be altering that perception for people.I would do that through a very hands-on approach of interacting directly with the users of the court, through staff training, and through staunchly advocating for the resources necessary to improve the user experience.

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