New Hampshire Legal Assistance

Helping to balance the scales of justice for everyone since 1971.

Board & Staff

Board of Directors


Officers

James D. Kerouac, Esq. Chairperson
Samantha Elliott, Esq. President
Larry Edelman, Esq. Treasurer
Deborah Kane Rein, Esq. Secretary
Anne Phillips Vice President

 Members

Kile Adumene, Manchester, NH
Bridget Anderson, Concord, NH
Dana Bisbee, Devine, Millimet & Branch PA
Peter W. Brown, Preti Flaherty
Deborah Butler, 1911 Office
William L. Chapman, Orr & Reno PA
Michael Delaney, McLane Middleton
Lisa DiBrigida, Child Health Services
Larry Edelman, Pierce Atwood LLP
Samantha Elliott, Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC
Douglas P. Hill, Gilford, NH
Abigail Sykas Karoutas, Wyskiel, Boc, Tillinghast & Bolduc, P.A.
James Kerouac, Chair, Wadleigh, Starr & Peters, PLLC
Michael Lewis, Rath, Young & Pignatelli, PC
Tara Marvel, Henniker, NH
Kim Norwood, Laconia, NH
John J. Pelletier, Sr., Nashua, NH
Anne Phillips, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Joseph Plaia, Plaia LLC
Deborah Kane Rein, Rein Mediation
Darlene Schmidt-Brandt, Bellweather Community Credit Union
Denise Webb, Hudson, NH


Staff

Berlin Office
Ruth Heintz, Managing Attorney
Dona Larsen, Paralegal

Claremont Office
Mary Krueger, Deputy Director
Karen Leahy, Administrative Manager
Ben Mortell, Managing Attorney and Benefits Project Director

Concord Office
Stephanie Bray, Managing Attorney and Foreclosure Project Director
Brenda Grant, Administrative Manager
Sarah Mattson Dustin, Policy Director
Dawn McKinney, Policy Directory
Poppi Ritacco, Staff Attorney
Cheryl Steinberg, Grant Writer and Senior Law Project Director
Stephen Tower, Staff Attorney
Brenda Turgeon, Administrative Assistant
Christine Wellington, Fair Housing Project Director

Manchester Office
Elliott Berry, Managing Attorney and Housing Project Director
Maria Eveleth, Fair Housing Testing Coordinator
Megan Dillon, Paralegal
Candace Gebhart, Paralegal
Carol Graham, Administrative Manager
Jillian LaCroix, Staff Attorney
Liliana Neumann, Fair Housing Testing/Bilingual Intake

Portsmouth
Ruth Cartlidge, Administrative Manager
Kay Drought, Managing Attorney and Litigation Director
Victoria Horrock, Staff Attorney
Erin Jasina, Paralegal
Dennis Labbe, Energy & Utility Justice Project Director
Michelle Wangerin, Youth Law Project Director

Administration
Donna Giddings, Administrative Assistant
Susan Guild, Assistant Controller
Sarah Palermo, NHLA Communications Manager / Director Campaign for Legal Services
Lynne Parker, Executive Director
Lori Wamser, Controller