John R. Buckley, Jr. was elected as Plymouth County Register of Deeds in November, 2000 and is currently in his third term as the Plymouth County Register of Deeds and Assistant Recorder of the Massachusetts Land Court.
Register Buckley is an attorney, licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States Supreme Court. Prior to being elected Register, Mr. Buckley was a partner in the Brockton law firm of McCluskey, Yunits and Buckley.
In 1992, Mr. Buckley was elected to the board of Plymouth County Commissioners. He served four years on that board, including two years as Chairman. Mr. Buckley has also served as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Brockton, an Administrative Assistant to the Mayor of Brockton and a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Brian Donnelly in Washington, D. C..
Register Buckley is a graduate of Boston College High School, Phillips Exeter Academy, Tufts University and The New England School of Law. He has been the recipient of the Carroll/MacNeil Award from the Brockton Housing Partnership and the Good Neighbor Award from NeighborWorks Southern Mass for his service to the community. Register Buckley is a Past President of the Massachusetts Registers of Deeds Association. He also served as the county representative on the statewide Registry of Deeds Modernization Commission.