HON. JOHN SMOOT, (RET.)

Former Presiding Justice of the Suffolk County Probate and Family Court, Judge Smoot's decisions on the bench were routinely commended by the Appeals Court for being thoughtful and comprehensive.
The Honorable John Smoot

Available to:


  • Mediate with Attorneys present
  • Arbitrate
Education: 1971 Boston College High School
1976 B.A. Yale University
1981 J.D. Suffolk University Law School
Experience: Trial Court Judge Suffolk Probate and Family Court

Assistant Register – Probate and Family Court

Mediator – Investigator – Probate and Family Court

Committees: Supreme Judicial Court Ethics Advisory Committee
Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Fee Generating Appointments
Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Professional Responsibility for Clerks of Court
Board of Directors – American Judicature Society
Affiliations: Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association