Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gary L. LeBlanc, pro se ipso, for appellant.
Jon C. Cowen, with whom George A. Berman and Posternak, Blankstein & Lund, L.L.P. were on brief, for appellee.
Before SELYA, Circuit Judge, BOWNES, Senior Circuit Judge, and LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
SELYA, Circuit Judge.
Acting in his capacity as a bankruptcy trustee, Richard P. Salem sought and received court approval to abandon certain property of the bankruptcy estate. A disgruntled creditor, Attorney Gary R. LeBlanc, filed an adversary proceeding against Salem, alleging negligence and breach of fiduciary duty. The bankruptcy court converted Salem's ensuing motion to dismiss into a motion for summary judgment and granted it on the ground that Salem could not...
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