Edmond J. Ford

Edmond J. Ford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Portsmouth, NH

Ford, McDonald, McPartlin & Borden, P.A.
 | 10 Pleasant St., Suite 400
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 603-373-1737
Fax: 603-242-1381
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Mr. Ford has over thirty of experience in bankruptcy and business litigation, with bankruptcy representation of secured creditors and debtors in bankruptcy matters, representation of banks, borrowers or purchasers in commercial transactions, and general corporate and business representation.

    About Edmond Ford

    Admitted: 1982, New Hampshire

    Professional Webpage: https://www.fordassociatespa.com/blank

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Admitted to the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 1982
    • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2006
    • Admitted to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, 1982
    • Admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2000
    • Admitted to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2000

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of the New Hampshire Bar Association
    • Member of the New Hampshire Bar Association's Legislation Committee, 1993
    • Vice Preisdent of the Rockingham County Bar Association, 1997
    • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Member of the Boston Bar Association
    • President Rockingham County Bar Association, 1998
    • Member of the Advisory Committee on Local Rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2000
    • Member of the New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiners, 2004
    • Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, 1996
    • Treasurer of the Rockingham County Bar Association, 1996
    • Member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mediator in the New Hampshire Superior Court's Mediation Program, 2002 to present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Real Estate Law - Advanced Issues and Answers , National Business Institute Seminar, 2007
    • Author, "Bankruptcy Issues", Lorman Education Services CLE, Advanced Partnerships, LLC's And LLPs, 2007
    • Author, "Bankruptcy and Title Insurance", National Business Institute Seminar, In-Depth Title Insurance Principles, 2007
    • Author, "Selected Materials on Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy Procedure", National Business Institute Seminar, Bankruptcy Law And Procedure From Start To Finish, 2007
    • Author, Real Property Foreclosure: A Step by Step Workshop, National Business Institute Seminar, 2009
    • Co-author, "In re Rancourt: Rents as Cash Collateral", 32 New Hampshire Bar Journal 63, 1991
    • Co-author, "The Trial", ABI Consumer and Litigation Skills Conference, 2009
    • Author, "Bankruptcy from a Chapter 7 Trustee's Perspective", New Hampshire Bar Association - CLE, The Fundamentals of Bankruptcy - 2011, 2011
    • Co-author, "Creditors' Rights When Debtor Files Bankruptcy", National Business Institute seminar, Nuts and Bolts of Collection Law, 2011
    • “Trustee Sales in the First Circuit”, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, XXIV ABI Journal 11, 14-15, 69, November 2015
    • New Hampshire Practice, Baxter Dunaway (Clark Boardman Co.), 1997
    • Co-author, "Guide to Foreclosures of Commercial Real Estate in New Hampshire", 31 New Hampshire Bar Journal 3, 1990
    • "Good Faith and Demand Instruments", 29 New Hampshire Bar Journal 197, 1988
    • Co-author, "Economic Issues and Energy Decision-Making", In Search of an Energy Policy, Charles A. Willard (National Textbook Company), 1978

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In re:  Zenus Is Jewelry, Inc. 378 B.R. 432 (Bankr. D.N.H., 2007), sole counsel for the secured creditor, 2007
    • In re:  Felt Manufacturing, Inc., Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. Foss, 371 B.R. 589 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2007), sole counsel to Defendant Kevin Sexton, 2007
    • In re:  Skorich, Ford v. Skorich, 482 F.3d 21, (C.A.1 N.H. 2007), lead counsel for the Trustee, 2007
    • In re:  Desmond, ASR Acquisition Corp. v. Desmond, 2006 WL 1704444 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2006), local counsel for Wolfe Associates, PC, 2006
    • In re:  Gerard D. Scannell, 453 B.R. 36 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2011), lead counsel for Debtor, 2011
    • McDaniel v. Skillsoft Corp., 2007 WL 2325220 (D.N.H. 2007), sole counsel for the Trustee, 2007
    • In re:  Harris, 357 B.R.1 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2006) sole counsel for the Trustee, 2006
    • In re:  Bob Desmond, Wolfe Associates, PC v. Desmond, 2006 WL 1666851 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2006), local counsel for Wolfe Associates, PC, 2006
    • Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-5 v. Alia Fadili, Stewart Title Company and Stewart Title Guaranty Company, 09-cv-385-LM, US District Court, NH (2011), lead counsel for Stewart Title Company and Stewart Title Guaranty Company, 2011
    • Sexton v. Executive Risk Indemnity, Inc., 2007 WL 2783385 (D.N.H.2007), sole counsel for Kevin Sexton, Plaintiff, 2007
    • In re:  Harris, Askenaizer v. Harris, 2007 WL 1672643 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2007), sole counsel to Trustee Askenaizer, 2007
    • In re:  Desmond, Desmond v. ASR Acquisition Corp, Wolfe Associates, PC v. Desmond, 2006 WL 1666863 (Bankr. D.N.H. 2006), local counsel for Wolfe Associates, PC, 2006
    • Ford v. Fed. Home Loan Mortg. Corp. (In re:  Bishop) 2009 BNH 20; 2009 Bankr. Lexis 2264 (Bankr. D.N.H.2009), lead counsel to the Trustee Plaintiff, 2009

    Educational Background:

    • Dartmouth College, A.B., Magna Cum Laude with distinction in the major Economics., 1978
    • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., Cum Laude, Member Moot Court Board, 1982
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    Office Location for Edmond J. Ford

    10 Pleasant St.
    Suite 400
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

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