Barradale O'Connell Newkirk & Dwyer
Dedicated to helping families meet life's challenges and attain their estate planning and business succession objectives

About

attorneys

Attorneys

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Partner

Colleen D. O’Connell

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Colleen concentrates her practice in estate planning, trust and estate administration, charitable planning and federal taxation.

Education

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
LL.M., 1995

SUFFOLK LAW SCHOOL

Juris Doctor, 1985

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
B.A., Political Science and Government, 1982

To contact Colleen e-mail coconnell@bondpa.com

Professional Memberships, Activities & Affiliations

Colleen is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Nashua Bar Association (President-2006), the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council (Executive Committee Officer).

Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Accredited Estate Planner®, The National Association of Estate Planners & Councils

AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Colleen has also been recognized by Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in the field of Trust and Estates. She is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate Law and Taxation Law Sections, and is a frequent speaker on basic and sophisticated estate planning, business succession planning, probate and taxation topics.

Bar Admissions

• New Hampshire, Massachusetts

 

 
 
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Partner

Pamela J. Newkirk

Pam practices in the areas of probate litigation and administration, focusing on fiduciary liability issues.

Education

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 1987

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Marketing, 1983

To contact Pamela via e-mail pnewkirk@bondpa.com
Direct dial (603)836-3376

Professional Memberships, Activities & Affiliations

Pamela is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Manchester Bar Association and the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council

AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar Admissions and Courts Admitted to Practice

• New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Federal District Court for the District of New Hampshire and United States Tax Court

Outside Interests

A longtime New Hampshire resident, Pam and her husband, Steve, reside in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Outside of the office, Pam spends her time riding her horse and trying to achieve a respectable golf handicap.

 
 

 
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ASSOCIATE

Laura T. Tetrault

Laura concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law and long term care planning.

Education

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
B.A., English Literature, magna cum laude, 2009

To contact Laura via e-mail ltetrault@bondpa.com
Direct dial (603) 782-7302

Professional Memberships, Activities & Affiliations

Laura is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council, the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, and the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She currently serves as Treasurer for the New Hampshire Chapter of Elder Law Attorneys.

Bar Admissions

• New Hampshire, Massachusetts

Outside Interests

Laura lives in Exeter, New Hampshire with her husband, daughter and dog.  Outside of the office, Laura enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, biking, soccer, alpine skiing and reading.

 
 

 
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ASSOCIATE

Tara E. Richard

Tara concentrates her practice in estate planning, business succession planning, trust and estate administration, and guardianships.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
M.B.A., 2016

PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2014

To contact Tara e-mail trichard@bondpa.com
Direct dial (603) 836-3377

 

Professional Memberships, Activities & Affiliations

Tara is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Manchester Bar Association, the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council.

Bar Admissions

• New Hampshire

Outside Interests

As a longtime New Hampshire resident, Tara and her husband, Danny, recently set down roots in Kingston, New Hampshire. Outside the office, Tara enjoys alpine skiing, camping, and cruising.

 

 
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ASSOCIATE

Joshua R. Weijer

Joshua concentrates his practice in probate litigation and administration.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2018

UNION COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Neuroscience, 2013

To contact Joshua e-mail jweijer@bondpa.com
Direct dial (603) 836-3375

 

Professional Memberships, Activities & Affiliations

Joshua is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, and the Manchester Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

• New Hampshire