Attorney Amy Connolly helps protect her clients’ children, assets and future. She is the only Board-Certified family trial lawyer in New Hampshire certified by the National Board of Trial advocacy. This accreditation demonstrates her specialized knowledge in the area of family law. She has successfully represented clients in the Circuit Court-Family Division and the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Prior to practicing family law, Attorney Connolly was a felony level prosecutor. With over a decade of experience, her clients benefit from her extensive jury and bench trial skill.
Although Attorney Connolly is very comfortable in a courtroom, she recognizes that most family law cases are best settled outside of court. She has represented hundreds of clients in mediation and is certified in Collaborative Law. Collaborative law can best be described as divorce without court. Attorney Connolly was editor-in-chief and co-author of an award-winning publication in Collaborative practice.
In the legal community, Attorney Connolly serves on the Board of Directors on the New Hampshire Association for Justice (NHAJ) and the Rockingham County Bar association. She is the chair of the family law peer group for the NHAJ. Attorney Connolly is also a member of the Women’s Bar Association, the New Hampshire Collaborative Law, the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Family Law Section and Estate Planning Section. She has served as faculty in several attorney trainings. Attorney Connolly is an alumni of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.
Attorney Connolly earned her JD from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Pierce Law) and her BS from the University of New Hampshire. In law school, Attorney Connolly was a senior editor on law review. She also was a member of Moot Court where she won national awards in legal writing and oral advocacy.