Hon. Wilbur P. Edwards Jr. retired in 2018 as associate justice of the Housing Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court after 16 years of service. In 2019 he was appointed by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker to a five-year term on the State Ethics Commission. He serves as treasurer of the Massachusetts Judges Conference and the Retired Judges Section of the Massachusetts Black Judges Conference; volunteers for the Justice Bridge law incubator at UMass Law; and is clerk of the Museum of Justice in Salem, MA. Edwards is married to BC Law classmate Evelynne L. Swagerty.