Charles F. Tucker


Charles F. Tucker

Charlie has been a partner in the firm since its inception.  He is partially retired but continues to take new matters and new clients.  In his practice, Attorney Tucker has represented municipalities, developers, and abutters in planning and zoning matters, as well as people from all income levels in estate planning and probate. He also has a general practice and represents many small businesses and individuals and provides their day-to-day legal needs, particularly real estate acquisitions and sales, contractual matters, and general business and personal legal advice.

Charlie has represented a number of municipalities and assists other members of the firm with municipal issues. Charlie is counsel for a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, Exeter Cemetery Association and RiverWoods at Exeter. RiverWoods is a major, nonprofit retirement community. He represented RiverWoods through the many years of its planning and through  its land use permitting stages and continues to provide advice on routine matters.

Charlie was born in Lynn, Massachusetts. He received his B.A. from Yale College in 1963, and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1966. He was admitted to the bar of the State of Connecticut in 1967, and the Bar of the State of New Hampshire in 1971. He was admitted to the U.S. Federal District Court Bar as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association.

Charlie is active in the Exeter community. He served as Moderator for the Town of Exeter and as Moderator for the Exeter Region Cooperative School District. He has served on a number of boards of charitable organizations in the Seacoast area and is active in the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Charlie has also practiced as a city planner and was a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, gaining full membership in that organization in 1972. He was on the adjunct faculty at the University of New Hampshire for fourteen years, teaching Environmental Law and Zoning Law. He also taught Environmental Law and International Law at the UNH/Cornell Shoals Marine Laboratory for many years. Attorney Tucker is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Elder Law and Municipal Law Sections.