In addition to providing essential funding for scholarships, named scholarship funds honor and pay tribute to outstanding lawyers and judges whose lives and work exemplify the best of Massachusetts' rich legal heritage and who have contributed so much to the legal profession's landscape.

The Hon. James F. Queenan, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Hon. James F. Queenan, Jr.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts

A leader in the Worcester and Springfield bankruptcy bars, who, as Chief of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, demonstrated patience, fairness, and geniality toward all who appeared before him.


Currently being established, the Judge Queenan Scholarship Fund was initiated by a leadership gift from Bowditch & Dewey LLP to honor the firm’s former partner, with additional contributions from:

Epiq Systems
Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton
Philip J. Hendel
Christopher G. Mehne
Lorenzo Mendizabal
Terrence L. Parker
Hon. James F. Queenan, Jr.
Paul J. Ricotta
Adam J. Ruttenberg


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