Donald R. Lassman

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Biography

DONALD R. LASSMAN is a sole practitioner in Needham, Massachusetts concentrating in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and business reorganization since 1983. Mr. Lassman is a member of the bar of the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, the Boston Bar Association, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and the American Bankruptcy Institute, and has been a member of the panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts since 1995. He has earned the "Preeminent" Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available. Since 2008, Mr. Lassman has been involved in leading the effort of the Boston Bar Association to provide legal assistance to members of the military and their families, traveling to VFW posts throughout Massachusetts to provide informational seminars about consumer and bankruptcy laws. Mr. Lassman participates in many continuing legal education programs as Chairperson and Panelist and has written extensively on legal issues relating to insolvency and bankruptcy, including most recently co-authoring a monograph entitled "REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENTS" first published by the American Bankruptcy Institute in 2009 with a second edition published in 2010, an article entitled "INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER11's REALLY DO WORK" that appeared in the March 2008 edition of the ABI Journal, and an article entitled "Inherited IRAs: Exemption issues under the Code" that appeared in the May 2011 edition of the ABI Journal and a monograph entitled "MOVING FOR RELIEF FROM THE AUTOMATIC STAY IN BANKRUTPCY" published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. in 2006.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency
  • Business Reorganization

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
781-664-9293  Phone
781-455-8400  Phone
781-455-8402  Fax
www.lassmanlaw.com
University Attended:
Washington University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983
Admission:
1986, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Tax Court; 1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1983, Pennsylvania; 1985, Massachusetts
Memberships:
Boston Bar Association (Member of the Bankruptcy Section and former Chair of the Section) , National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, American Bankruptcy Institute.
ISLN:
905610748
Hobbies & interests:
Triathalon, fishing, ceramics and skiing
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (15 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/28/14 in Bankruptcy

    Don is a very well-respected and knowledgeable bankruptcy lawyer. He has been actively involved in the local bar association and gives freely of his time to provide seminars and assistance where needed. I refer clients to him often.

    Don is a very well-respected and knowledgeable bankruptcy lawyer. He has been actively involved in the local bar association and gives freely of his time to provide seminars and assistance where needed. I refer clients to him often. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/13/14 in Bankruptcy

    Don is an excellent and experienced practitioner who started his solo bankruptcy practice when his firm dissolved many years ago. I have referred several matters to him, and he has handled all of the exceptionally well.

    Don is an excellent and experienced practitioner who started his solo bankruptcy practice when his firm dissolved many years ago. I have referred several matters to him, and he has handled all of the exceptionally well. Read less

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