In re Christian Nealon, Nealon v. Mathews (In re Christian Nealon), BAP NO. MW 15-035, ____BR____, (1st. Cir. BAP, 2016)

Practice Area: Bankruptcy / Debt

Date: January 20, 2016

Outcome: Successfully defended homestead exemption; Client retain interest in entirety of home

Successfully reversed on appeal bankruptcy court decision limiting the Debtor’s claim of exemption under Massachusetts Homestead Statute, Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 188, § 1, et seq., based upon erroneous application of law to facts of the case.

Lawrence v. Osula (In re Osula), 519 B.R. 361 (Bankr. D. Mass., 2014)

Practice Area: Bankruptcy / Debt

Date: July 30, 2014

Outcome: Client obtained non-dischargeability Judgment for $62,000

Successfully obtained $62,000 judgment of non-dischargeability after six (6) day trial based upon Debtor’s embezzlement of funds from plaintiff under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(4).

In re Ladevereaux, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 549239 (Bkrtcy.D.Mass., March 6, 2006)

Practice Area: Bankruptcy / Debt

Outcome: Decision for Client

Successfully disgorged $5,700 from predecessor counsel under 11 U.S.C. § 329(a) and (b) based on knowing and intentional failure to disclose additional compensation received by him from debtor and debtor’s mother; Predecessor counsel was ultimately disbarred by the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.