Granted by the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys to Justice Curran for “his deep commitment and belief in the civil justice system, his many contributions to society and his continued dedication to the law.”
The Justice Edward F. Hennessey Award for "having demonstrated extraordinary leadership and dedication to improving the administration of justice and upholding the highest traditions for public service.” The Award has been bestowed only 7 times in the past 30 years.
This Award was named for Chief Justice William Whiting, who courageously stood for the rights of those charged with reason in Shays’s Rebellion although it cost him his position and was jailed for a time.
Honored by the Massachusetts Juvenile Police Officers’ Association for “efforts to improve the juvenile justice system.”
Justice Curran was recognized for “significant contribution to the objectives of the Society.”
Named as one of five national consultants on automobile theft by the National Institute of Justice, a research agency for the United States Department of Justice. Served on the National Advisory Board of Automobile Theft, whose task it was to develop a monograph to assist state leaders in combatting this crime.
Superior Court Justice Curran with former law associate Yaw Gyebi, now MCAD Chief Enforcement Officer.