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state supreme court justice

Ralph D. Gants, state supreme court justice. Bar: Massachusetts State Bar 1981. Member of Massachusetts Bar Association.


Gants, Ralph D. was born in 1954 in New Rochelle, New York, United States.


Bachelor summa cum laude, Harvard College, Boston, 1976. Diploma in Criminology, Cambridge University, England, 1977. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1980.


Law clerk to Judge Eugene H. Nickerson United States District Court. Special assistant to Judge William H. Webster Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1981—1983. Assistant United States attorney, District Massachusetts United States Department Justice, 1983—1991, chief public corruption division, District Massachusetts, 1988—1991.

With Palmer & Dodge LLP, Boston, 1991, partner, 1994. Associate judge Massachusetts Superior Court, 1997, administrative judge business litigation session, 2008. Teacher Harvard Law School, New England School Law, Northeaster University School Law.

Associate judge Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, since 2009.


  • Bar: Massachusetts State Bar 1981.


Member of Massachusetts Bar Association.


Married; 2 children.