Welcome to the official website for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. The First Circuit includes the Districts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island.

Holiday closings

In addition to the Federal holidays of December 25, 2014 and January 1, 2015, the Court of Appeals will be closed on December 26, 2014 and January 2, 2015.

Court Location


John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210

Clerk's Office: 617-748-9057