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  • Mildred N. Phillips

    I wholeheartedly endorse Attorney Riley because she is excellent at what she does. I have consulted Attorney Riley many times on matters that I was working on and she was very helpful each time; she was very generous with her time and advice.


    Mildred Phillips Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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Casner & Edwards LLP

303 Congress Street
Boston, MA, 02210


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2009
FellowAmerican College of Bankruptcy2009
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyersMassachusetts Super Lawyers2006
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2005
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super Lawyers2004
Best of BostonBoston Magazine2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate EditorNorton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice2008 - Present
Associate EditorNorton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law2007 - Present
PartnerAltman Riley Esher LLP2006 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorSouthern New England School of Law (UMass Law School)2002 - 2003
PartnerRiley Esher LLP2000 - 2006
PartnerRiley Solomon LLP1997 - 2000
OwnerLynne Riley & Associates1994 - 1997
AssociatePowers & Hall PC1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of BankruptcyFellow, Pro Bono Committee2009 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Education CommitteeCommittee Member2007 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesExecutive Board;Treasurer2004 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteNortheast Conf Steering Committee1999 - Present
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring ConfederationMember1995 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1993 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law SectionCo-chair1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wolverine Proctor & Schwartz LLCfavorable; settlement upheld
Crawford v. Wolverine Proctor & Schwartz LLCfavorable; verdict upheld
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Publication nameTitleDate
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and PracticeIntersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy: BAPCPA and Other Developments2010
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and PracticeBAPCPA and the Plain Meaning Paradox2009
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and PracticeThe Supreme Court Restores Discretion and Enhances Jurisdiction of the Bankruptcy Courts2008
Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and PracticeA Discourse on Marrama v. Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, et al2007
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy LawThe Bankruptcy Perspective: Predatory Lending in the Home Mortgage Market2007
Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and PracticeThe Complex Intersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy in the 21st Century2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Massachusetts, AmherstEducationBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABI Annual Spring Meeting, Washington D.C.Espinoza and Beyond, Recent Supreme Court and Circuit Court Decisions Impacting Consumer Debtors and Practitioners,2011
MCLE Annual Bankruptcy Law ConferenceLitigation in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases2010
NCBJ Annual Meeting and ConferencePost-BAPCPA Case Update2009
Annual Convention of the National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesProgram Chair2009
NCBJ Annual Meeting and ConferenceDifferent Districts, Different Results – Statutory Interpretation of the Code and its Impact on Consumer Cases2008
NCBJ Annual Meeting and ConferenceThe New Challenges of Chapter 13, Being Eligible, Administering Cases, and Confirming Feasible Plans2007
MCLE Annual Bankruptcy Law ConferenceDivorce and Bankruptcy2007