The new office at 16 Windsor Lane (across from the old courthouse on Hampton Road) is coming along quickly. The building is buttoned up, windows in, walls up and sheet rocking is in progress. Our new office will be state of the art and offer a more convenient and comfortable location for our new and old clients. We anticipate a move date in May, 2017. Stay tuned for additional photos and info as construction progresses.
While the majority of voters were in and out of the polls on November 8th, DTC Partner, Sharon Cuddy Somers, spent well over twelve hours overseeing the polls and the hand count of votes from the 1898 wooden ballot box. Sharon has served as South Hampton’s Town Moderator since 2010 and served as a member (and chairperson) of the Zoning Board of Adjustment prior to that time. DTC has a long tradition of volunteering in our communities. Other DTC attorneys have served in various town offices in the past as Town Moderators, Planning Board Members, ZBA Members, Economic Development Committee Members and countless others. DTC attorneys and staff take pride in our volunteerism serving the communities in which we live and work. Pictured is Sharon Somers with Town Clerk, Andrea Condon with the 1898 Wooden Ballot Box.
DTC has broken ground for its new office at Winsor Crossings at 2 Hampton Road (across from the old Courthouse) in Exeter. DTC has been a staple in the Exeter community for over 30 years and our decision to move was not taken lightly. It was important to us to stay in the community where we live, work and volunteer. Our new office will be state of the art and offer a more convenient and comfortable location for our old and new clients. We anticipate moving to our office in Spring 2017! Stay tuned for additional photos as construction progresses!
Attorneys Sharon Somers and Kate Miller will be presenting “Cell Towers: Managing the Approval Process to Protect Municipal Interests and Comply with State and Federal Law” on Wednesday, November 16 at the NH Municipal Association’s Annual Conference at the Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH. Kate and Sharon have lectured on this extensive subject in the past. Given recent changes to the law, this program is a must-see for those municipal officials who are faced with dealing with applications for cell tower locations. You can also visit our attorneys at our booth (#110) in the Exhibitor’s Hall on both Wednesday and Thursday. To view the materials from this presentation click here.
Heidi J. Barrett-Kitchen joined DTC as an Associate in April 2016. Her experience and practice involves various aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, land development, condominium law, business formations, acquisitions and transactions, estate planning and probate administration. Heidi grew up in Massachusetts where she received her B.S. degree from Northeastern University College of Criminal Justice and her J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. DTC is excited to welcome Heidi to our Team! For more information about Heidi click here.
Nicole L. Tibbetts joined DTC as an Associate in June 2015. Her experience and practice involves various aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions. Prior to joining the firm. She practiced in the area of SBA loans, developing an understanding of commercial transactions. Nicole also has experience working with banks and municipalities to maintain the affordability of units in affordable housing programs. Nicole grew up in Massachusetts where she received her B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Maine as well as NH. Nicole will assist the Firm’s Real Estate and Business clients. DTC is excited to welcome Nicole to our Team! For more information about Nicole click here.
In partnership with WGIR – 610 AM and WQSO 96.7 FM (stations of iHeart Radio), Veterans Count NH will hold its first annual 12 hour Radio-thon! From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25th, the airwaves will be dedicated to Veterans Count NH which provides emergency funds to NH veterans and their families. The radio-thon will be hosted by Jack Heath and will be broadcast throughout New Hampshire. DTC Partner, Denise Poulos, serves on the Board of Directors of the Seacoast Chapter. To make a donation, please click here! If you would like to donate hourly incentives for call-in donations or if you’d like to get involved please contact Joe at 603.621.3570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective January 1, 2015, Chris Hilson became a Member of the Firm. Chris will continue to provide counsel to the Firm’s business, municipal and individual clients in a variety of litigation and dispute resolution matters, including commercial and consumer protection litigation; real estate, land use and telecommunication disputes; and personal injury claims. Chris joined the firm as a law clerk in 2005 and has been a leader in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. For more information on Chris, click here.
Michael Donahue recently served as a Mentor for the 2014 Hoffman-Haas Fellowship Program in the Seacoast sponsored by the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits. Mike’s service was recognized by a Certificate of Appreciation at the January graduation of this year’s group of 20 Fellows who underwent extensive training in all aspects of non-profit Board participation, including leadership, fundraising, sustainability and strategic planning. Mike was selected as a Mentor based upon his experience serving multiple years on the Boards of the Greater Seacoast United Way, Strawberry Banke Museum, and the Exeter Chamber of Commerce, in addition to his Naval Reserve leadership experience. For more information on the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship experience and other programs of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits is available at www.nhnonprofits.org.
Attorney Chris Boldt will once again be presenting at the 2015 Annual Spring Planning and Zoning Conference of the NH Office of Energy and Planning, scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. Chris has again been asked to speak at a double session on the basic procedures ZBA members should use in making their various decisions on variances, special exceptions, appeals of administrative decisions and waivers of dimensional criteria. For more information and on-line registration, please go to http://www.nh.gov/oep