Reported Cases

In addition to representing parties in bankruptcy cases, Attorney Desmond has extensive experience in litigating contested matters before the bankruptcy court including objections to discharge and dischargeability and fraudulent transfer and preference litigation. Attorney Desmond has also represent parties in appeals of bankruptcy court decisions. For over 27 years Attorney Desmond has practiced exclusively in the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Courts and has been involved in these cases of significant legal issues that the Courts published the decisions for their precedential value.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts:

Desmond v. Chiang, (In re Chiang), 562 B.R. 559 (Bankr. D. Mass.2016)

Desmond v. Raymond C. Green, Inc. (In re Harborhouse of Gloucester, LLC) 505 B.R. 365 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2014)

In re Vasques, 337 B.R. 255 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2006)

In re Aldrich, 325 B.R. 493 (Bankr. D. Mass 2005)

In re Cox, 247 B.R. 556 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2000)

In re Computer Engineering Associates, Inc. 252 B.R. 253 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2000)

In re New England Cartage Corp., 220 B.R. 503 (Bankr. D. Mass 1998)

In re MJ 500, Inc. 217 B.R. 93 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1998)

In re Mintz, 192 B.R. 313 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1996)

In re Jeffrey, 176 B.R. 4 (Bankr. D. Mass 1994)

In re Landry, 165 B.R. 738 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1994)

In re Moran, 163 B.R. 11 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1994)

In re Grief, 144 B.R. 206 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1992)

U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, for the First Circuit:

Desmond v. Raymond C. Green, Inc., 523 B.R. 749 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. 2014)

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts:

In re Computer Engineering Associates, Inc., 278 B.R. 665 (D. Mass. 2002)

BankBoston, N.A. v. Desmond, 256 B.R. 348 (D. Mass 2000)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit:

In re Computer Engineering Associates, Inc., 337 F.3d 38 (1st Cir. 2003)

Cofield v. Desmond, 97 F.3d 1445 (1st Cir. 1996)

Jeffrey v. Desmond, 70 F.3d 183 (1st Cir. 1995).

In re Varasso, 37 F.3d 760 (1st Cir. 1994)