Kara Dougherty Elected to Child and Family Services Board

The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association congratulates Kara E. Dougherty on being elected to Child and Family Services of NH’s board of trustees.     

Child and Family Services of NH is a private, nonprofit that works to advance the well-being of children and families through an array of social services that includes the following:  child abuse prevention, intervention and treatment; mental health counseling; home-based family strengthening and support; runaway and homeless youth services; eldercare; transitional and independent living; foster care; family counseling; adolescent substance abuse treatment; in-school social work; early intervention for children with developmental concerns; after-school programs for adjudicated youth; pregnancy counseling and prenatal supports & services; support for families with children who have chronic health conditions; adoption; summer camp for disadvantaged youth; and a child advocacy program that works at the legislative level to protect the best interests of children.

A founding member of the Child Welfare League of America, Child and Family Services is the oldest and longest-standing social service organization in New Hampshire (est. 1850).

Kara is a corporate attorney who provides counsel to clients regarding the formation, growth, and sale of businesses, including the formation of new corporate entities and joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private security offerings, negotiation of complex contracts, and general corporate governance.  She works with entrepreneurs and clients in high technology, financial services, and manufacturing. 

Kara resides in Hampton and can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Portsmouth offices at (603) 628-1268 or kara.dougherty@mclane.com.   

For additional information on Child and Family Services, visit http://www.cfsnh.org/