Paul E. Perachi
First Justice, Massachusetts Juvenile Court, Berkshire Division
B.S., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
M.Ed., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
J.D., Western New England University School of Law 1982
Judge Perachi (retired) is an Adjunct Professor teaching Trial Methods. He was appointed to the bench by Gov. William Weld in March 1995 as an Associate Justice of the Springfield Juvenile Court until his appointment as the Presiding Justice of Berkshire Juvenile Court in 1997. Judge Perachi's previous experience includes Principal of Lenox Memorial High School in Lenox, MA, and teacher-coach at St. Joseph High School in Pittsfield, MA.