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Thomas Estes Confirmed as Judge in Northampton

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(Northampton, MA)  —  Public defender Thomas Estes has been approved by the Governors Council to be a district court judge in Northampton.  Estes is currently in charge of lawyers at the Committee for Public Counsel Services.  The William & Mary graduate was nominated by Governor Patrick when Judge Richard Carey was bumped up to the Superior Court in 2010.

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