William M. Driscoll Esq.
Massachusetts Appeals Attorney
About William M. Driscoll Esq.William Driscoll is a Massachusetts appeals lawyer who represents individuals and businesses throughout the State. On appeal, your case is heard in Boston at the Massachusetts Appeals Court or the Supreme Judicial Court ("The SJC").
Attorney Driscoll possesses the unique skills and knowledge required of an appellate attorney. He is a detail oriented thinker who enjoys appellate level research, writing, and oral advocacy. Appellate work is a niche area of the law requiring the navigation of very exacting procedural rules while practicing a broad span of legal practice areas.
Client's benefit from Attorney Driscoll's focused, clear, and persuasive work. He takes the time to explain how an appeal proceeds, how the law was applied to the facts in your case in the lower court, and how it can be applied to your case on appeal. He provides a realistic opinion as to the cost and potential outcome of appeal.
Attorney Driscoll provides other lawyers with legal consulting services. He offers his expertise in legal research, writing, and objective case review. He provides the perspective of an eye towards appeal, by either party.
Attorney Driscoll volunteers his time to assist law students on the topic of effective appellate advocacy. He is a volunteer judge for the prestigiousAmerican Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition and a volunteer coach for the National Appellate Tax Moot Court Competition.
Directory Practice Areas
- Appeals & Appellate
- Free Consultation
- Free telephone consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Commonwealth of Massachusetts|
|Massachusetts Federal District Court|
|U.S. Tax Court|
|Attorney, Law Office of William M. Driscoll|
|Attorney William Driscoll's civil appellate practice is before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court.|
|Intern to Commissioner Frank J. Scharaffa, Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board|
|Prepared detailed bench memoranda for use in the final disposition of disputed tax cases.|
|Intern to the Honorable Dorothy M. Gibson, Middlesex Probate and Family Court|
|Reviewed counsel filings, researched substantive issues, drafted legal memoranda, and attended court proceedings. Interacted with chambers staff, court personnel, and provided trusted legal support to the Judge.|
|New England School of Law||J.D. (2004)||Law|
|Honors: Graduated with honors; recipient of the President Anna E. Hirsch Award, New England Scholar Award, CALI Award for Excellence|
|Activities: Technical Editor: New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, National Appellate Tax Moot Court Competition|
|University of Massachusetts - Lowell||M.S. (1992)||Mathematics and Computer Science|
|Worcester State College||B.S. (1982)||Communications and Media|
|Honors: Graduated with honors|
|Activities: Cross country track team|
|Volunteer Appellate Judge: National Appellate Advocacy Competition||American Bar Association||2010-Current|
|Details: Undertake the role of appellate panel justice at oral argument for multiple sessions of the regional competition held in Boston over the period of three days. The top teams move on to the finals in Chicago.|
|Volunteer Appellate Coach: National Appellate Tax Moot Court Competition||New England Law | Boston||2005-Current|
|Details: Assist faculty coach in preparing students for the moot court competition. Undertake the role of appellate judge at oral argument, query participants, provide insight and perspective on appellate argument.|
|Member: Council of Appellate Lawyers, American Bar Association|
|Member, Massachusetts Bar Association|
|Member: Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers|
Articles & Publications
Rule 56(f): The Alternative to a Head-On Summary Judgment Defense
Massachusetts Bar Review
Information Security: A Business Necessity for Mediators
Family Law Quarterly
Ready for Compliance? New Security Regulations Affecting All Collaborative Professionals
Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (Seminar)