Attorneys

Our firm strives to create value for each of our clients through an assessment of their legal needs and the delivery of effective, timely legal advice. We appreciate that each client presents a unique situation, and we take pride in getting to know our clients and balancing costs and priorities to develop legal strategies that are best suited to each of them. Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, PLLC, has been in business for more than twenty-five years in the New Hampshire Seacoast. Our attorneys have the expertise and understanding of the community to provide advice and legal representation in a broad range of practice areas, from taking cases to court, to negotiating complex transactions, to counseling individuals and families through transitions and difficult times. We want to be your lawyer.

To learn more about our attorneys, please click on their names to view their individual pages.

Lizabeth M. MacDonald

Partner

The people, issues, opponents and times are interesting, new and always different – making every day a unique surprise.

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Denise A. Poulos

Partner

I particularly enjoy practicing law in NH where there is great collegiality among the members of the NH Bar and while clients expect professionalism they appreciate that lawyers have a life outside the office.

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Sharon Cuddy Somers

Partner

The informal exchange of ideas among all lawyers on legal issues and, particularly among the practice groups, makes DTC a great place to work.  The ability to do so makes for sounder and more economical advice to our clients.

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Katherine B. Miller

Partner

DTC encourages teamwork while respecting the individuality of each attorney and staff member.  Each member of the team is expected to contribute the unique skills that create truly outstanding legal service to our clients and our communities.

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Christopher T. Hilson

Partner

When people approach you with a legal problem, especially a litigation issue, something has gone wrong and they are at a low point. I find it very rewarding to assist people with their problems and guide them through difficult points in their life.

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Heidi J. Barrett-Kitchen

Partner

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and I— I  took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”  ~Robert Frost

 

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Justin L. Pasay

Partner

It is a privilege and a blessing to support the community I grew up in and love through my work at DTC.  The pride and professionalism of the Attorneys, Paralegals and Staff is inspiring and an indication of the Firm’s commitment to the same.  It is an honor to be part of the DTC team.

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Eric A. Maher

Partner

“When I have a particular case in hand, I have that motive and feel an interest in the case, feel an interest in ferreting out the questions to the bottom, love to dig up the question by the roots and hold it up and dry it before the fires of the mind.”—Abraham Lincoln

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Christopher D. Hawkins

Partner

“If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.”  Matthew 17:20 (King James version)

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Elaina L. Hoeppner

Associate

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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William K. Warren

Associate

“Wise men ne’er sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.” –Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 3

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Briana L. Matuszko

Associate

“The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

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