Bar News - August 15, 2008
Jacqueline L. Sullivan
Jacqueline Sullivan died peacefully at her Peterborough home on July 7, 2008 after battling breast cancer. Sullivan practiced law in Washington, D.C. and was a 24-year member of the NH Bar Association.
Sullivan attended Jaffrey primary schools and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, graduating in 1971. She earned an M.A.T. from American University and a Juris Doctorate from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. in 1982.
She began her professional life as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill, facilitating communications between Congressional representatives and their constituents. Her love of the democratic process led her to pursue a law degree, which she later used serving as an assistant county attorney in Keene in the 1980s. She later held positions in Washington at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Mint and as legal counselor in the Office of the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation. She retired in 2004.
Her family includes two daughters, Kristine and Cynthia Sullivan; long-time friend, Patrick Cassady; two sisters, Clare Sullivan and Rosamond Roy; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.