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The Busiel Mill

One Mill Plaza

Laconia NH 03246

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Laconia Office

Ph: (800) 439 - 5999
Ph: (603) 524 - 4121

Lancaster Office

Ph: (800) 439 - 3129
Ph: (603) 788 - 2410

Lebanon Office

Ph: (800) 439 - 5536
Ph: (603) 448 - 3080


Wolfeboro Office

Ph: (800) 924 - 1566
Ph: (603) 569 - 2977

Meet our Team of NH Lawyers

Martin Lord & Osman has long realized that our clients benefit greatly when our NH lawyers concentrate their practices in specific areas, then work together as necessary to solve interconnected legal issues.

Our focused specialties include litigation, real estate, business, estate planning and probate practice management groups. We have attorneys and paralegals in each department who remain committed to those disciplines while working together on behalf of our clients.
 
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(Photos and bios of team members)

A pic of Willard G. Martin, Jr.

Willard G. Martin, Jr.

Laconia: (603) 527-9161

wgm@mlolaw.com

Attorney Willard “Bud” Martin is the President/Treasurer and a Director of Martin, Lord & Osman, P.A., and has been with the firm since 1961

Areas of Concentration

* Elder Law Services
* Corporate and Small Business
* Non-Profit Organizations
* Estate Planning
* Trusts
* Probate
* Land Use
* Environmental

Education

JD, 1962, Harvard University

LLM, Taxation, 1984, Boston University

BA, 1959, Bates College

Bar and Court Admissions

New Hampshire, 1962

US District Court, District of NH, 1962

US Tax Court, 1984

Community Service

* Salvation Army Advisory Board
* Sandwich Board of Selectmen
* Neighbors In Need
* Reclaiming Futures
* Child and Family Services
* Partners In Prevention
* Carroll County United
* CASA GAL

Professional Affiliations

* NH Bar Association
* Belknap County Bar Association
* Editor, New Hampshire Land Use Law
* Character and Fitness Committee of the NH Supreme Court
* NH Board of Bar Examiners
* Special Justice (retired), Laconia District Court, Justice Family Division

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Margaret A. Demos

Laconia: (603) 527-9163
Wolfeboro: (603) 569-2977

mad@mlolaw.com

Attorney Margaret Demos is a Director of Martin Lord & Osman, P.A. and has been with the firm since 1980.

Areas of Concentration

* Elder Law Services
* Estate Planning
* Trusts
* Probate
* Corporate/Small
* Business and Non-Profit Organizations
* Tax

Education

* JD, University of NH - School of Law

* LLM, Taxation, Boston University

* MA, American Studies, Columbia University

* BA, Sociology, Vassar College

Bar and Court Admissions

* New Hampshire, 1980

* US District Court, District of NH, 1980

* US Tax Court, 1984

Community Service

* Sandwich Children’s Center, Board of Trustees
* Lakes Region General Hospital Incorporator
* Belknap Mill Society

Professional Affiliations

* NH Bar Association
* Belknap County Bar Association
* NH Estate Planning Council

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David S. Osman

Laconia: (603) 527-9154

dso@mlolaw.com

Attorney David Osman is the Secretary/Registered Agent and a Director of Martin, Lord & Osman, P.A. and has been a member of the firm since 1975. David resides in Gilford, NH with his wife, Fredda Chertok Osman.

Areas of Concentration

* General Civil Litigation, Plaintiff and Defense Representation
* Personal Injury
* Insurance Subrogation
* Alternative Dispute Resolution including: Mediation, Arbitration and Neutral Evaluation
* Real Estate and Construction/Contract Disputes


Education

* Juris Doctor, 1972, Boston University School of Law

* BS, Economics, 1968, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania

Bar and Court Admissions

* New Hampshire, 1972

* US District Court, District of NH, 1972

* US Supreme Court, 1979

Community Service

* Superior Court Rule 170 Alternate Dispute Resolution Program, Volunteer Mediator
* Temple B’nai Israel, Laconia, Former Trustee
* Town of Gilmanton ZBA, Past Chair
* Mediator for the NH Commission for Human Rights
* Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Former Trustee
* Advisory Board of Directors of NH Legal Assistance
* Mediator for the NH Foreclosure Mediation Program
* Gilmanton Zoning Board of Adjustment, Former Chair

Professional Affiliations

* NH Bar Association
* Belknap County Bar Association
* NH Association for Justice
* NH Conflict Resolution Association - Former Director
* NH Legal Assistance - Advisory Board of Directors

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Steven B. Goss

Lebanon: (603) 448-8222
Lancaster: (603) 788-3423
Laconia: (603) 527-9168

sbg@mlolaw.com

Attorney Steven Goss is a Director of Martin Lord & Osman, P.A. and has been with the firm since 1994.

Areas of Concentration

* Estate Planning
* Trusts
* Probate
* Corporate
* Small Business and Non-Profit Organizations
* Real Estate
* Tax

Education

JD, 1992, University of NH - School of Law

BA, 1970, Dartmouth College

Bar and Court Admissions

* New Hampshire Bar Association, 1992
* US District Court, District of NH, 1992
* Vermont Bar Association

Community Service

* Grafton County Farm Bureau
* Bradford Evangelical Free Church

Professional Affiliations

* New Hampshire Bar Association
* Coos/Grafton County Bar Association
* Vermont Bar Association

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Joseph H. Driscoll IV

(603) 527-9179

jhd@mlolaw.com

Attorney Driscoll has been named as a Director of MLO.

Areas of Concentration

* Criminal Law
* Litigation

Education

* College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia
* Suffolk University Law School in Boston

Community Service

* Genesis Behavioral Health Board of Directors, VP
* Weirs Action Committee, Currently President, former VP
* City of Laconia Zoning Task Force
* City of Laconia Masterplan Advisory Team

Professional Affiliations

* NH Bar Association
* MA Bar Association
* Belknap County Bar Assocation
* NH Association of Justice
* NH Bar Leadership Academy, Class of 2015
* NH Bar Leadership Academy, Steering Committee Member

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Kristin G. Fields

603-527-9166

kgf@mlolaw.com

Attorney Kristin G. Fields joined the MLO Family Division team in May 2015.

Areas of Concentration

* Divorce
* Parental Rights and Responsibilities
* General Civil Litigation
* Real Estate
* Family Law

Education

* BA - Southern NH University
* JD - University of NH School of Law

Bar and Court Admissions

* NH Bar Association
* US District Court, District of NH

Professional Affiliations

* NH Bar Association
* Belknap County Bar Association, VP & Treasurer (2013)

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Kristofer S. Wilson

603-527-9158

ksw@mlolaw.com

Attorney Wilson has joined our team in the Corporate and Civil Litigation departments.

Areas of Concentration

* Corporate
* Business
* Employment
* Family Law

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law
University of Evansville -Bachelor's Degree in Economics

Bar and Court Admissions

New Hampshire Bar Association
Indiana Bar Association
North Dakota Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

Has done internships with:
Legal Dept of the Federal Reserve Bank; The Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS; Saint Louis University Legal Clinic, Edwards, Young, Edwards and Beilenson PLLC and for Dubois County Indiana Superior Court.

A pic of Joseph N Adrignola

Joseph N Adrignola

Administrator
Direct (603) 527-9176
Mobile: (603) 496-3839

jna@mlolaw.com

Joe has been our Administrator for over 25 years. "Part of my job is to insure that our services are delivered promptly, efficiently and at reasonable cost to you, the client. If you have any concerns, please contact me"

Community Service

Laconia Kiwanis Club - Past President, Past and Current Treasurer, Past and Current 'Kiwanian of the Year', Director.
Laconia Main Street - Founding Director
Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation - Past Trustee and Current Advisory Director
Laconia Endowment Educational Foundation (LEEF) - Founding Director

Professional Affiliations

Past Member Granite State Association of Legal Administrators

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Janice L Hammond

Elder Law Paralegal
Direct 527-9180

jlh@mlolaw.com

Janice was hired to work with Attorney Bud Martin in 1976. She loves her work in Estate Planning and Elder Care. "My perfect day is when I can assist in making someone’s life a little brighter and easier."

Areas of Concentration

Estate Planning
Elder Care and Elder Law Services
Administration

Education

Belmont High School, Valedictorian

Hesser College

BA, Business Administration, Southern NH University, 2004, Magna cum laude

Community Service

Belmont Elderly Housing, Inc., President
Leadership Lakes Region
United Way
Belmont Baseball Organization
Belknap Mill
Shaker Regional School District

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Kathy Calvin

Probate and Trust Admininstration
Direct 603-527-9182

kgc@mlolaw.com

Kathy joined the MLO team in January of 1993. “In probate administration, we are assisting families who have recently lost a loved one. I work hard to help alleviate the overwhelming stress they feel during this difficult time.”

Areas of Concentration

Probate and Trust Administration

Education

Hesser College

Community Service

* 2012 Nominee James P Irwin Award for Community Service
* Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation - Past President and Current Advisory Director
* Laconia Endowment Education Foundation (LEEF), Director, Past Chair of Grant Committee
* Lakes Region United Way - 2011 Nominee Captain Ralph B Bristol Award
* Laconia Sachem Band Boosters - Alumni Parent, Past Treasurer

Professional Affiliations

* Neighbors in Need - Director
* The Salvation Army Advisory Board
* Laconia Kiwanis Club - Sec since 1995
* 1996 Kiwanian of the Year
* Laconia Area Community Land Trust - Past Treasurer, Director
* Annette P Schmitt “Unsung Hero” Nomination Committee
* Parents as Leaders in Society

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Emily A Collinson

Corporate Paralegal
Direct 527-9173

eac@mlolaw.com

Emily has been with the firm since 1986, working closely with our business clients. "I really enjoy the privilege of working with knowledgeable people in the business community."

Areas of Concentration

Business and Corporate

Education

NH Technical College

Community Service

Volunteer work for various nonprofit organizations.

Professional Affiliations

Paralegal Association of New Hampshire
Lakes Region Young Professionals

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Janice C Stitt

Direct 603-527-9184

jcs@mlolaw.com

Finance Manager - Has been with the firm since 2003.

Areas of Concentration

Finance Manager
Assistant Administrator

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Patricia Bourque

(603) 527-9183

pab@mlolaw.com

Pat has been with the firm since 2003 in our Estate Planning Dept.

Areas of Concentration

Estate Planning Legal Assistant

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Wendy J. Borden

Probate Paralegal
Direct 603-527-9153

wjb@mlolaw.com

Probate Paralegal

Areas of Concentration

Probate, Trusts

A pic of Barbara Marks

Barbara Marks

(603)527-9175

bam@mlolaw.com

Barbara has been with the firm 2005, working in our Real Estate Department.

Areas of Concentration

Legal Assistant

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Julie L Lyford

Real Estate Paralegal
Direct 527-9156

jll@mlolaw.com

Julie came to MLO in November 2007, and has over a decade of experience on transactional real estate related matters and title research. Julie works closely with our clients to coordinate efficient real estate closings.

Areas of Concentration

Real Estate

Education

Ashland High School

Various courses at NH Technical College and Plymouth State University

Various American Institute of Banking courses

Northern New England School of Banking at UNH

Community Service

I volunteer countless hours as a board member and Treasurer of a very active homeowners’ association. I have found my involvement with the association equally challenging and rewarding but have benefited most by getting to know my neighbors because of it.

A pic of Candace Steenbeke

Candace Steenbeke

(603) 527-9159

cas@mlolaw.com

Candace is a Paralegal in our Litigation Department. She has recently graduated from NHTI in Concord, NH with her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. Candace was the recipient of the 2014 Paralegal Association of NH Scholarship Award, and is currently studying for her NALA Certified Paralegal (CP) certification.

Areas of Concentration

Litigation Paralegal

Education

* Clark University - International Development
* NH Technical Institute

Professional Affiliations

* Paralegal Association of NH
* National Association for Legal Assistants

A pic of Carol H Michael

Carol H Michael

603-527-9157

chm@mlolaw.com

Carol has changed positions at the firm and is now in our Litigation Department.

Stacie P. Sirois

603-527-9165

sps@mlolaw.com

Stacie has our joined litigation team and has brought with her a lot of experience as a paralegal.

Areas of Concentration

Litigation, Family Law, Divorce

Margaret Romaine

(800) 439-3129
(603) 788-2410

mkr@mlolaw.com

Peggy has worked in our Lancaster office since 1995.

Areas of Concentration

Legal Assistant in Estate Planning