Patrick Collins, J.D., currently works as an Assistant Clerk Magistrate in the Superior Court system in Essex County. He has dedicated his career to public service, beginning in law enforcement as a corrections officer for two years before transitioning to the Saugus Police Department as a police officer where he remained for 15 years.
After retiring from the Saugus Police Department, Collins spent six years in the Essex County Assistant District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney, four of which were supervising the District Court in Salem, Mass.
Collins received his master’s degree in criminal justice from Suffolk University and his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. He has also been admitted to the Massachusetts Bar Association and is a volunteer with the Honor Flight Network.