William M. Driscoll Esq.

Massachusetts Appeals Attorney
Contact: 978.846.5184
Law School: New England School of Law
Jurisdictions: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1st Circuit
Massachusetts Federal District Court
U.S. Tax Court


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
1st Circuit
Massachusetts Federal District Court
U.S. Tax Court
Professional Experience
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 LawJ.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 - LowellM.S. (1992)Mathematics and Computer Science
Worcester State CollegeB.S. (1982)Communications and Media
Honors: Graduated with honors
Activities: Cross country track team
Professional Activities
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.
Professional Associations
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
  • Ready for Compliance? New Security Regulations Affecting All Collaborative Professionals
    Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (Seminar)


Website: Website



Law Office of William M. Driscoll
119 Drum Hill Road, #381
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Telephone: 978.846 . 5184
Fax: 978.433 . 6428