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Jacqueline A. Leary (Botchman)
Associate, Litigation Department
Office603-628-1178
900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101

Jacqueline is an associate in the Litigation Department.  She is the Vice Chair of the Family Law Practice Group as well as a member of the firm’s Criminal Law Practice Group.  In addition, she assists clients in a wide variety of other litigation matters, including commercial litigation.

Jacqueline received her J.D. Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law (2017) and her B.A. Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Haven’s Honors Program (2014).  Jacqueline also received her certificate in Health Law and Policy. During law school, Jacqueline was a member of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, a Simoneau Family Fellow, and a Bruce E. Friedman and Jeanie Jacobs Goldberg Scholarship Recipient.

Admissions

  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Involvement

  • New Hampshire Bar Association Leadership Academy, class of 2022
  • New Hampshire Association of Justice (NHAJ), Board of Governors, Merrimack County Governor and Co-Chair of the Family Law Section
  • Advanced Family Law Pro Bono Divorce Camp CLE, Planning Group and Faculty (2019)
  • Webster Batchelder Inn of Court, Member
  • Greater Manchester Chamber’s Manchester Young Professionals – Executive Board – Secretary; Young Leaders Council; Membership Engagement Committee; former Co-Chair – Community Engagement Committee
  • NH Bar Foundation, Fostering Legal Independence Committee
  • DOVE Program
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Gender Equality Committee
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • NH Women’s Bar Association
  • MA Women’s Bar Association

Awards

  • New Hampshire Bar Association and Pro Bono Referral Program, Pro Bono Rising Star (2020)
  • Daniel Webster Scholar (2017)
  • Simoneau Family Fellow (2015)

Recognitions