Welcome to the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit (“BAP”). The BAP consists of bankruptcy judges appointed from the five districts in the First Circuit and, from time to time, bankruptcy judges from other circuits sitting by designation. The BAP judges, sitting in three-judge panels, hear appeals from the decisions of the bankruptcy courts in the districts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island.
Clerk of Court:
Mary P. Sharon
John W. McCormack Post Office & Court House
5 Post Office Square, Suite 910
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 748-9659 (fax)
Our email address is ca01_BAP@ca1.uscourts.gov. Please note that e-mail does NOT constitute "official" correspondence to the BAP and is not a valid means of filing documents with the BAP.
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.
To ascertain whether the office opening is affected by inclement weather or an unexpected emergency, please dial (617) 748-9656. A message will be posted by 6 a.m.
Case Administrator: Ann Williams
Judicial Law Clerk: Gwen P. May
Staff Attorney: Leslie Storm