Michael J. Tremblay, Esq.
Admitted to practice before:
Supreme Judicial Court and all state courts in Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, First Circuit
1979 Northeastern University, Boston, MA
B.S. cum laude in Criminal Justice; Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society
1982 New England School of Law, Boston, MA
J.D. cum laude; Technical Editor, New England Law Review
American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence and Criminal Law
“Evolution of the Co-conspirator Exception to the Hearsay Rule,”
16 N.E.L.Rev. 617 (1981)
“Survey of Prisoner Access to the Courts: Local Experimentation a’ Bounds,”
9 N.E. Prison Law J. 47 (1983)(research assistant to author, Richard E. Ducey)
“Computerized Legal Research Training Manual,”
New England School of Law, 1983; Co-authored with Richard E. Ducey and Anne Acton
“How to Cut Your Mortgage Almost in Half,”
Leeward Publishing, 1994
1982 – pres. Law Office of Michael J. Tremblay, Marlborough, MA
Private practice of law concentrating in bankruptcy, divorce mediation, civil litigation and criminal defense.
1981-1982 Law Offices of Armand Fernandes, New Bedford, MA
Staff attorney in medium sized law firm concentrating in complex civil litigation, divorce litigation and criminal defense; Co-counsel with Hon. David Turcotte.
1982-1984 New England School of Law, Boston, MA
Instructor of Computerized Legal Research (Westlaw and Lexis); Part- time, evenings.
1981-1982 Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston, MA
Criminal Prosecutor, Dorchester District Court
1975-1980 Concord Police Department, Walden St., Concord, MA
1974 – 1985 U.S. Army, Reserve Commissioned Officer, Honorable Discharge.
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (JAG),
Taylor Barracks, Mannheim, Germany; Criminal Law Division.
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate,
Ft. Devens, MA; Legal Assistance Office
U.S. Army Military Police School,
Ft. Gordon, GA (Crime Scene Search and Crime Scene Photography)
U.S. Army Military Police School,
Ft. McClellan, AL: (Traffic Control, Traffic Accident Investigation, Traffic Accident Reconstruction)
Published Appellate Opinions
Authored and argued:
Unreported, authored only, or assisted:
Costa v. Markey, 677 F.2d 158 (1st Cir. 1982, rev’d aft. rehearing en banc; 706 F.2d 1 (1st. Cir. en banc 1982), cert. dismissed 461 U.S. 920, cert. den. 464 U.S. 1017 (1983)(authored petition for certiorari, petition for rehearing en banc; second appeallate brief, andd brief in opposition to certiorari)
Commonwealth v. Walsh, 1992-P-0829 (rescript)(authored and argued)(unreported)
Commonwealth v. Smythe, 23 Mass. App. Ct. 348, 502 N.E.2d 162 (1987)(trial counsel, case reversed on appeal by other counsel)
Harris v. Harris, 23 Mass. App. 931, 500 N.E.2d 1359 (1986)(co-authored brief)
Other Noteworthy Cases:
Leoleis v. Shaw’s Supermarkets, Inc., $180,000 record District Court Jury Verdict
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (“MCLE”), Boston, April 8, 2011
14th Annual Family Law Conference, Keynote Panel Address
“The Intersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy”
Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Wellesley, December 9, 2011
10th Annual Family Mediation Institute
Qualified Mediator under M.G.L. c. 233 §23C.
Member Massachusetts Council of Family Mediators
Member, Worcester County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
2012 Pro Bono Honor Roll Award, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts