The Law Office of Joseph G. Butler

Joseph G. Butler is a sole practitioner in Westwood, Massachusetts with a general practice with a focus on commercial and consumer bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Mr. Butler represents individual, corporate and partnership debtors and creditors in all chapters of commercial and consumer bankruptcies and in litigation in the Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Butler has served as a Chapter 7 trustee in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts since 1987 and has served as a chapter 11 trustee in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and as a state court appointed receiver of nursing homes and guardian ad litem in probate cases in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Super Lawyer in the area of Bankruptcy, 2005 - 2009, a designation given to only the top 5% of lawyers in the state, as determined by their peers.

Martindale-Hubbell AVĀ® Rated , a certification mark indicating that the lawyer's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence


  • 1985 Massachusetts and Maryland
  • 1985 United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • 1995 Rhode Island, United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island