Mediators giving guidance

HON. Kevan J. Cunningham, (RET.)

With a toughness honed in his years as an organized crime prosecutor, and a unique ability to see issues fairly and objectively, Judge Cunningham brings superior talent and fresh perspective to ADR.
The Honorable Kevin Cunningham

Available to:

  • Mediate
  • Arbitrate

History & Perspective

Judge Cunningham's deep history and experience make him uniquely qualified. Read more.


HONORABLE Kevan J. Cunningham

Years of Service

Education: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science
Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctorate
Experience: First Justice, Taunton District Court, 23 years

Regional Administrative Justice, Supervising 9 Courts, 9 Clerk Magistrates, 30 Judges and over 1,000 Court employees

Certified Mentor Judge, Expert in Mental Health issues

Second Assistant District Attorney, Bristol County District Attorney’s Office

Chief of Narcotics and Organized Crime Division, Attorney General’s Office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Third Assistant District Attorney, Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office

Law Clerk, United States Attorney’s Office

Law Clerk, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Committees: Regional Administrative Justice
Administrator for District Court
Trial Court Leadership
First Justice
Mental Health
Bench – Media
Red Mass – St. Thomas More Awards
Affiliations: Massachusetts Judges Conference
Massachusetts Bar Association
Bristol County Bar Association
Taunton Bar Association
Plymouth County Bar Association
Lecturer: CPCS/Bar Advocate and District Attorney Trainings
Mock Trial Training Program: High School, College and Law School
Awards: St. Thomas More Distinguished Jurist Award – 2008
Massachusetts Trial Court Perseverance Award – 2005
Quincy Bar Association – Peter Muse Dedication Award – 2019
Massachusetts Bar Foundation – Life Fellow