Somersworth, New Hampshire Business Lawyers

Todd Stevens
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Dover, NH Business Law Lawyer
(603) 749-6400 340 Central Avenue, Suite #203
Dover, NH 03820
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Connecticut School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
Todd Stevens represents individuals and families throughout Strafford and the surrounding New Hampshire counties. His primary areas of practice are divorce, child custody, estate planning, family law, civil litigation and personal injury.
Stephani J. Roundy Knights
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Dover, NH Business Law Lawyer
(603) 743-4800 42 Littleworth Road
Dover, NH 03820
Business, Administrative, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
The George Washington University Law School
Christopher Roundy
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Dover, NH Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(603) 743-4800 42 Littleworth Rd
Dover, NH 03820
Business, Administrative, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Maureen A. Howard
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Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(603) 431-2324 One New Hampshire Avenue
Suite 125
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Maureen Howard is a partner at Howard & McBeath PLLC, a full-service law firm serving clients throughout New Hampshire. The firm provides advocacy in the areas of: Estate Planning, (Wills and Trusts), Social Security, Immigration Law, Family Law, Mediation, Guardianships, Probate, QDRO's, and Landlord-Tenant matters. Her practice focuses on Social Security claims, family law, landlord-tenant disputes, immigration questions, Wills, Trusts, and probate. She has practiced extensively in the district courts, superior courts, probate courts, and family courts throughout the state. Although part of her practice is in the area of divorce and post-divorce litigation, including child support,...
Kirsten Wilson
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Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(603) 501-0301 Noble's Island, 500 Market Street, Suite 2B
Suite 2B
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Criminal, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Kirsten Wilson is a nationally-respected trial lawyer and former New Hampshire State and County prosecutor. Kirsten represents individuals and businesses in civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts.

She served for over twelve years as a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire and Assistant County Prosecutor in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She has successfully tried hundreds of major criminal cases including murder, sex crimes and drug offenses. Kirsten led the team that prosecuted the first capital murder case tried in New Hampshire since 1959. She has practiced at two of New Hampshire’s most-respected law...
Francis F. Lane
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Exeter, NH Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(603) 778-3900 19 Hampton Road
Exeter, NH 03833
Business, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Municipal
New England Law | Boston
During the course of his legal career, Attorney Lane has had extensive experience successfully representing clients who have sustained bodily injuries and damages as the result of motor vehicle accidents, accidents involving trucks, bicycles and motorcycles, as well as slip and fall accidents, construction injuries, dog bites and various claims caused by the negligence of others. Lane Law Offices has also developed a large family Law practice and respected reputation representing clients in divorce and separation proceedings, as well as the broad range of domestic issues including child custody, parental rights, child support, alimony, adultery and fault claims, asset division...
Christopher E. Ratte
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Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(603) 610-7126 1950 Lafayette Road
Suite 103, Box 9
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Christopher E. Ratte is an attorney licensed to practice law in New Hampshire and Maine with over ten years of legal experience. Mr. Ratte is a sole legal practitioner and a principal owner of Beacon Title & Escrow Services, LLC. His legal practice concentrates on commercial and residential real estate matters, small business start-up and counseling, and civil litigation in state and federal court. Beacon Title is a licensed title insurance agency providing real estate closing services for banks and other mortgage lenders. Mr. Ratte's key to success is his personalized client service and creative problem solving approach to the...
John K. Bosen
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Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(603) 427-5500 96 Chestnut Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Kevin C. Devine Esq.
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Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 766-4944 One New Hampshire Avenue
Suite 125
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business
Dover, NH Business Law Lawyer
(603) 742-5222 561 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Business and Tax
Dover, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 749-5535 180 Locust St
Dover, NH 03820
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Dover, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 740-2840 789 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Business, Family, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Newmarket, NH Business Law Attorney with 64 years experience
(603) 659-1190 PO Box 308
Newmarket, NH 03857
Business and Real Estate
USC Law School
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 431-1993 439 Middle St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer
(603) 559-2700 100 International Drive
Suite 363
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Employment, Immigration and International
School of Law
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(603) 559-9300 600 State St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business and Environmental
Newmarket, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 659-3600 125 Main St
Newmarket, NH 03857
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(603) 433-2002 10 Pleasant St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(603) 430-5340 185 International Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business and Energy
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(603) 433-1325 PO Box 22422
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(310) 503-7629 51 Islington St Unit 201
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(603) 422-0707 155 Fleet St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(603) 430-5333 185 International Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Securities
University of Houston Law Center
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(603) 501-0364 454 South St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business and Criminal
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Attorney
(603) 559-9300
Ext. 101
600 State St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business and Real Estate
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer
(603) 431-1993 439 Middle St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business, Divorce and Family
Portsmouth, NH Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(603) 433-6300 1 New Hampshire Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Business
Robert S. Stephen
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(877) 663-1007 14 South St
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Concord, NH 03301
Business, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Personal injury attorney Robert Stephen delivers successful results for clients in New Hampshire and Massachusetts by assisting them in receiving the compensation they deserve.
Sari Ann Strasburg
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Bedford, NH Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(603) 471-0474 PO Box 10576
Bedford, NH 03110
Business and Tax
Boston University School of Law
I often describe myself as a "businessperson who happens to be a lawyer and a CPA." My financial, legal and management experience is extensive, current, and active. To understand the inner workings of a business, I will walk a production floor, handle product, and look for client and competitive product on store shelves. I will meet with software engineers, listening for what works and what does not. I collaborate with every department as needed.

I provide legal services to Manufacturing, Technology and Service companies. I focus on the US and international objectives of a Business, its Contracts, Asset Protection, and Tax...
Patrick J. Arnold
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Manchester, NH Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(603) 657-0975 P.O. Box 202
Manchester, NH 03105
Business, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Attorney Patrick Arnold focuses his practice on civil litigation, criminal defense and business law. He served on the Board of Mayor & Aldermen (city council) for Manchester -- New Hampshire's largest city - from 2009 until 2014, during which time he served as a member of numerous committees, and was founding chairman of the Committee on Jobs & Economic Development. In 2014, he was unanimously confirmed to the city's Conduct Board, which interprets the city's code of ethics and investigates allegations of misconduct by public officials. Attorney Arnold previously served as a Director of the Manchester Development Corporation, and as...
James J. Bianco Jr.
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Concord, NH Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(603) 225-7170 18 Centre Street
Concord, NH 03301
Free ConsultationBusiness, Education, Estate Planning and Health Care
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney James Bianco has a broad and diverse practice. After law school, Jim was counsel to the Department of Health and Human Services. In that role, he co-authored the New Hampshire adoption law. Since then, Jim founded Bianco Professional Association's nationwide adoption practice and has become one of the premier adoption attorneys in New Hampshire. After Jim founded Bianco P.A. in 1981, he became a member of the New Hampshire Trial Association, the National Trial Lawyer's Association, as well as the American Bar Association. Over the years, Jim has been involved in various litigation representing individuals and businesses before all courts...
Alice M Cabrera Esq.
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Concord, NH Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(787) 647-6336 16 Concord St.
Suite A
Concord, NH 03301
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
University of New Hampshire School of Law and Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Alice Cabrera combines her business marketing background with her intellectual property knowledge and focuses on all aspects of brand creation and protection, unfair competition, domestic and international trademarks, including unfair competition, trademark selection, clearance searching, registration and enforcement. She is also experienced in intellectual property licensing, copyright law, trade secret implementation, internet, social media, advertising and domain name legal matters.

Attorney Cabrera has represented businesses in several industries including arts, fashion, electronic payment processing, apparel, media, entertainment, retail, nutraceutical, cannabis, pharmaceutical, food, restaurants, healthcare, and education, among many others. Throughout her professional career she has worked alongside...
Dwight Sowerby
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Amherst, NH Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(603) 249-5925 282 Rt 101, Unit # 4
Amherst, NH 03031
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Elder and Estate Planning
Massachusetts School of Law
A former nursing home administrator and owner, I am a second career attorney concentrating in Elder law issues- estate planning, probate, Medicaid planning- and small business law.
Stephanie K Burnham
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Manchester, NH Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(800) 588-8886 Hage Hodes, PA
1855 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Western New England University School of Law
Attorney Burnham graduated in the top of her class at Western New England College School of Law in 2001. While in law school, Attorney Burnham received several academic awards and was a member, and later a Note Editor, of the Western New England Law Review, a journal dedicated to academic excellence and writing achievement. Stephanie K. Burnham opened her own law firm upon being sworn into the practice of law in 2001. Attorney Burnham has focused her practice on the following primary areas: Wills, Trusts and Estates; Probate Assistance; Small Business and Contracts; Real Estate; Bankruptcy; Debt Collection and Debt...
Frank Spinella
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Manchester, NH Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(603) 206-7277 95 Market Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Cornell University
I have a general commercial litigation practice focusing primarily on construction claims, trade regulation, business torts, creditors’ rights, UCC and contract claims. I have had numerous jury and bench trials in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. I'm listed in Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Construction Litigation, where I have been named Manchester's 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation.
Herbert Warren Cooper IV
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Concord, NH Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(603) 369-3642 P.O. Box 4019
Concord, NH 03301
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Boston College Law School
My practice focuses on assisting small businesses in their contractual, employment, and intellectual property legal needs, guiding couples and individuals through the estate planning process, helping fiduciaries and beneficiaries through the necessary tasks required to wrap up the affairs of a decedent, including preparation of estate tax returns, and assisting buyers and sellers of residential real estate in the purchase or sale of homes and houses.
Thomas J Leonard III
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(603) 883-0797 29 Factory Street
Nashua, NH 03061
Business and Real Estate
University of New Hampshire School of Law
I have practiced law in New Hampshire since being admitted to the Bar in 1979. My practice encompasses business law, real estate law, and trusts and estates. I have extensive experience in land use permitting and real estate development. I have successfully led and coordinated legal and regulatory aspects of commercial and residential real estate developments. These necessarily involved resolving complex real estate regulatory matters such as land use, water source, wetland, and sewage disposal permitting. My experience includes drafting documents for complex real estate developments, creating easements, covenants, and restrictions to...
Kaitlin M. O'Neil
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Laconia, NH Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(800) 529-0631 213 Union Ave
Laconia, NH 03246
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Kaity is a skilled attorney at Normandin, Cheney and O’Neil, where every generation of her family has practiced law since 1914, including her father, Jerry O’Neil, Jr. She is experienced in the areas of Business Law, Estate Planning, and Probate Litigation. Kaity is committed to outstanding service and results for individuals and businesses in New Hampshire.

Kaity earned a B.A., cum laude, from Connecticut College in 2008. In 2014, she received her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law where she served as the Managing Editor of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. Kaity's note "The 2012 Battle for the Reauthorization of the...
George T. Campbell III
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Manchester, NH Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(603) 787-5364 20 Market Street
Suite 216
Manchester, NH 03101
Business, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
I went to law school 25 years ago to learn how to obtain justice for clients involved in the judicial system. I have now been named to Best Lawyers in America and best lawyers in NH for DUI/DWI for the past 9 years and counting. In my 20+ years as a trial lawyer, I have successfully represented clients in every court in the State of New Hampshire. This practice includes trying, not just handling, DUI/DWI cases and criminal cases of all kinds, from jury trials to bench trials in all 10 counties. In addition to frequently trying DUI/DWI and criminal...
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