Bar News - April 15, 2011
Four Attorneys Make 40 under Forty List
The NH Union Leader has announced its annual "40 Under Forty" list and once again there are some noteworthy names from the legal community on the list. They are:
Kirk C. Simoneau, Bedford
|Kirk C. Simoneau
Kirk Simoneau, a former Webster Scholar, was recently made partner at the firm of Nixon, Raiche, Vogelman, Barry, Slawsky & Simoneau. His first case was argued before the NH Supreme Court and in winning it, he helped expand protections to victims of domestic violence. He also works with a number of deaf clients and is trying to help them gain greater access to interpreters in medical and legal arenas.
Corey F. MacDonald, Portsmouth
|Corey F. MacDonald
MacDonald is a solo practitioner who is also a detective captain at the Portsmouth Police Department. He is commander of the task force, NH Internet Crimes against Children, and has been instrumental in developing a case review committee composed of 47 affiliate agencies to decide sentencing in child abuse and child pornography cases. MacDonald speaks nationwide on Internet investigations, Internet safety and cyber-bullying.
Justin P. Nadeau, Portsmouth
|Justin P. Nadeau
In 2009, Justin Nadeau appeared before the NH Supreme Court and won a landmark case granting grandparents greater rights to visit their grandchildren and form their own relationships, regardless of what their relationships might be with the parents of those grandchildren. He is at present representing the Howe brothers, entrepreneurs, inventors and military contractors. Nadeau is also an inventor and holds several patents.
Michael Lewis, Concord
Michael Lewis, assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Bureau, is a 2004 graduate of the Berkley School of Law. He has clerked for Chief Judge Paul Barbardoro at the Federal District Court and in his present position helped prosecute millionaire John Brooks of Derry for capital murder. He has also defended the constitutionality of the death penalty in the Michael K. Addison murder case.