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.

The Court of Appeals will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, due to severe weather conditions. If you have an emergency matter that requires the immediate attention of the court, please dial the main number, (617) 748-9057, and follow the instructions provided.

Court Location


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

Clerk's Office: 617-748-9057