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.
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).
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.
Successfully objected to Debtor’s claims of exemption and exclusion under §§ 541(a)(6) and 541(c)(2) with respect to employee stock options, garnering more than $80,000 for the estate.
Successfully defended Chapter 7 Debtor from Creditor’s Motion to Dismiss Chapter 7 Case under 11 U.S.C. § 707(a) based upon alleged “bad faith”, so as to permit the creditors to circumvent the effect of 11 U.S.C. § 522(c) regarding Debtor’s claim of Homestead Exemption after Debtor waived his discharge of debts
Successfully defended creditor’s attempt to dismiss Chapter 7 case under 11 U.S.C. § 707(a) for supposed lack of “good faith” as “cause” therefor, so as to preclude Debtor from avoiding judicial lien of the same creditor based upon holding in case of In re Reinhold; Creditor’s Motion to Dismiss denied and Debtor’s Motion to Avoid…
Successfully prevented landlord from terminating commercial lease with Client yoga studio and negotiated settlement with landlord as part of comprehensive Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization and completed same in less than twelve (12) months from commencement to conclusion.
Successfully defended award of Judgment on Partial Findings under Rule 52(c) in favor of Debtor-Defendant in Bankruptcy Court below in exception to discharge case under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A) in appeal to Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit.
Successfully defended debtor in action brought by subrogee title insurance carrier for exception to discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2) and 523(a)(4) for allegedly failing to alert the closing attorney to a a defect in a title report regarding real estate that she previously sold.