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Practice areas


  • Maine Bar, 1978
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1979


  • J.D., University of Maine School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1974
  • Attended Georgetown University Law Center, 1979–1981 (LL.M., Taxation program)

Associations and memberships

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • Maine Bar Association
  • Cumberland Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association, Maine Chapter
  • Town of Falmouth, Maine Zoning Board of Appeals (Chairman, 1999–2001)
  • Portland Country Club, Falmouth, Maine
  • Maine State Golf Association
  • New England Golf Association
  • United States Golf Association

Professional activities

  • Has lectured at CLE and corporate employee education programs
  • Has served on numerous community and charitable organization boards

Honors and recognition

  • New England Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights)
  • Recognized by Chambers and Partners for “unusually broad experience” and strong client relationships

Past employment

  • Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., 1978–1981
  • Law office of former United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Richard E. Poulos, 1981–1984

Personal interests

  • Enjoys golfing and officiates tournaments regionally for the USGA in New England and the Maine State Golf Association in Maine
  • Falmouth, Maine