McLane Attorney Margaret Kerouac Earns NITA Advocate Designation

September 19, 2007, Manchester, NH— The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association, is proud to announce that Margaret R. Kerouac, an attorney in the Litigation Department, has received the designation of NITA Advocate.

This professional designation is bestowed by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, (“NITA”), upon lawyers who have completed a series of intensive NITA programs designed to maximize proficiency in trial advocacy. Through simulated courtroom exercises, instruction by judges and attorneys from across the nation, peer critiques and individualized instruction, NITA provides its program participants with hands-on experience and valuable training on technique, style and strategy.

At McLane, Ms. Kerouac’s practice focuses primarily upon complex family law matters including property valuation/division, parenting disputes, support issues, post-divorce matters and appellate litigation.

Ms. Kerouac serves as Vice Chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Family Law Section. She is also a member of the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, the Collaborative Law Alliance, and the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association, for which she was a former member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association.

Ms. Kerouac received her undergraduate degree from Bentley College in 1997. She received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2000. She can be reached at (603) 628-1330 or

About The National Institute of Trial Advocacy
NITA, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is a dedicated team of professors, judges and practicing lawyers who believe that skilled and ethical advocacy is a critical component of legal professionalism and all systems of dispute resolution that seek justice. NITA’s mission is to promote justice through effective and ethical advocacy; train and mentor lawyers to be competent and ethical advocates in pursuit of justice; and develop and teach trial advocacy skills to support and promote the effective and fair administration of justice.

About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm has grown to the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.