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Laurie Lacoste

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Attorney Lacoste was born in Massachusetts and in early childhood moved to New Hampshire where she has lived since. She graduated from Notre Dame College with a BA in Paralegal Studies in 1996 and earned her law degree in 2003. She was admitted to the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bars and the U.S. District Court for New Hampshire in 2004, to the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts in 2009 and in 2010 was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

For over 25 years Attorney Lacoste has worked for law firms in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Since her admission to the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bars in 2004, Attorney Lacoste has represented clients in civil litigation, probate litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, worker's compensation, family law, employment law, and estate planning and administration while working at a prominent New Hampshire Seacoast law firm as well as her own practice in Portsmouth.

Attorney Lacoste previously served as Assistant County Attorney at the Carroll County Attorney's office where she prosecuted many felony and misdemeanor appeal cases before a jury.

Attorney Lacoste's colleagues describer her as “an excellent attorney committed to doing first rate legal work” and as someone who “has a passion for the law and the legal process second to none.”

In her spare time, she enjoys scuba diving, bicycling, kayaking, hiking and music.

Attorney Lacoste is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Association for Justice, Strafford County Bar Association, and Rockingham County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  1. New Hampshire 2004
  2. Massachusetts 2004
  3. U.S. District Court for District of New Hampshire, 2004
  4. U.S. District Court for District of Massachusetts, 2004
  5. U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 2010

Education

  • Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude, 2003
  • Notre Dame College, Manchester, New Hampshire
    • B.A. cum laude, 1996
  • Hesser College, Manchester, New Hampshire
    • Associate Degree cum laude, 1992
  • Major: Paralegal Studies

Representative Cases

  • Rallis v. DeMoulas Supermarkets, 159 NH 95, (2009)(New Hampshire Supreme 2009)
  • Hair Excitement, Inc. v. L'Oreal USA, Inc., 158 NH 363 (2009)(New Hampshire Supreme 2009)
  • Orr v. Goodwin, 157 NH 511 (2008)(New Hampshire Supreme 2008)
  • Nadeau v. City of Portsmouth, 155 NH 810 (2007)(New Hampshire Supreme 2007)

References

  • Gregory D. Robbins, Esquire, 603-332-3535
  • Steven Hyde, Esquire, 603-319-1731
  • Briana Coakley-Hoyt, Esquire, 603-319-1731

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Rockingham County Bar Association, Member
  • Strafford County Bar Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member

Past Employment

  • Lacoste Law, Inc., 2018 to present
  • Law Offices of Stephen C. Brown & Associates, PLLC, 2012 – 2018
  • Carroll County Attorney's Office, 2011 – 2012
  • Law Offices of Laurie A. Lacoste, PLLC, 2009 – 2011
  • Shaines & McEachern, PA, 2004 – 2009
  • McLane Law Firm, 2001 – 2004
  • Various Law Firms as Paralegal, 1992 – 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Hampshire Pro Bono Referral Program, 2004 – Present
  • Dove Project, 2005 – 2006

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