April 28, 2011

Bankruptcy Attorney Joshua E. Menard Appointed a Chapter 7 Trustee for the District of New Hampshire

April 28, 2011 — Concord, NH —Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that bankruptcy attorney Joshua E. Menard has been appointed to the panel of private bankruptcy trustees by the United States Trustee's Office, a division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Joshua will serve as a Chapter 7 Trustee for the District of New Hampshire. The primary duties of a Chapter 7 Trustee involve taking control of and liquidating nonexempt assets and distributing funds to creditors during bankruptcy proceedings.

Joshua practices as a Director and will continue to focus his practice on Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Business Restructuring Law as well as Commercial Law.

Joshua is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where he served as the supervising editor of the U.C.C. Reporter's Digest. He earned a B.A. at New England College and was awarded Outstanding Political Science Student Award. He also holds an Associate of Science degree in criminal justice from New Hampshire Technical Institute.

Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Joshua completed a two-year clerkship with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Hampshire. He also worked as a law clerk and interned with the City of Waltham, MA and the N.H. Public Defender Office. Joshua also served in the United States Army, stationed in Idar-Oberstein, Germany. He was awarded two Army Achievement Medals for meritorious performances.

Joshua is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is also a graduate of the New Hampshire Leadership Program. He is a native of New Hampshire and resides in Hopkinton.

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