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Meghan Spring

Adjunct Professor


Judge Spring grew up in Littleton, Massachusetts, and graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University and a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

After graduating from Northeastern School of Law, Judge Spring was a law clerk for the justices of the Superior Court. She then worked as an assistant district attorney in Middlesex County for approximately four and a half years. She prosecuted defendants for various crimes in district court and was the supervising attorney in two large district courthouses. After being promoted to the superior court prosecution team, Judge Spring primarily prosecuted defendants charged with violent street crime, drug trafficking, sex offenses and homicides. Judge Spring has tried more than 150 cases.

Judge Spring joined Spring and Spring in August 2007. Spring & Spring is a full service criminal defense firm where Judge Spring represented clients in both district and superior court in all phases of criminal litigation up to, and including trial. Judge Spring also represented clients in Massachusetts appellate courts.

In January 2013, Judge Spring left Spring & Spring to become an Assistant Clerk Magistrate in Lowell District Court. As an ACM, Judge Spring ran civil and criminal sessions, presided over small claim actions, and made probable cause determinations for criminal complaints and search warrants.

In August 2017, Judge Spring was nominated by Governor Baker to be an Associate Justice of The District Court. Judge Spring was thereafter confirmed by the Governor’s Council. Judge Spring was assigned to Region 5 in Worcester County and presided over both criminal and civil sessions in the district court.

In January of 2021, Judge Spring was appointed by then Chief Justice Dawley to be the First Justice of the Marlborough District Court.  Judge Spring is the co-chair of the District Court Education Committee and she sits on The First Justice Committee.  Judge Spring is a frequent faculty member and lecturer at the Flaschner Judicial Institute.