C. Peter R. Gossels
Firm: Weston Patrick, P.A.
Address: 84 State Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 2109
Membership: Boston (Member, Sections on: Administration of Justice; Family Law; Litigation; Chair, Fee Disputes Committee, 2001-2010); Massachusetts Bar Associations; Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
University: Harvard College, A.B., cum laude, 1951; Boston Latin School, Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1954
Admitted: 1955, Massachusetts; 1957, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1965, U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Author: "Gifts to Minors, Income Tax Consequences of Massachusetts Support Law," Boston Bar Journal, February 1960; "Know the Law Before Starting a Small Business," Banker & Tradesman, July 2, 2001; "Delaware, The Black Hole of Corporate Reform," New England In-House, April 2003; "Why Should Probate Rule 16 Trump Rule 27B?," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, December 5, 2005; "Have the Courts Overlooked the Problem of the Predator Spouse," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, February 5, 2007; "How the SJC Emasculated the Laws Protecting Consumers," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, March 8, 2010; Co-Author and Co-Editor of the Report of the Work Group on Cost and Time Efficiencies in the Massachusetts Courts adopted and published by the Council of the Boston Bar Association on November 15, 2005. "Man Beats Bank," The Boston Globe, September 21, 2007; "Charities Lose Court Fight for $8m Estate," The Boston Globe, February 27, 2007. Adjunct Professor, International Business Law, Boston University, 1965-1970; Hearing Officer, Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers; Member, Boston Committee on Foreign Relations, 1962; Master, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1984—; Guardian ad Litem and Conservator, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, 2000—; Town Moderator, Wayland, 1982-2011; Town Counsel: Wayland, 1968-1979; Boxborough, 1974-1983; Examiner, Land Titles of the Massachusetts Land Court, 1977.