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900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101
100 Arboretum Drive
Suite 140
Newington, NH 03801
Tel: 603 628 1325

Linda R. Garey

Counsel, Trusts & Estates Department

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Linda is counsel in the Trusts and Estates Department where she practices in a variety of areas of estate planning, tax planning, and trust and estate administration. Linda offers personalized services to her clients.  She advises high net worth individuals and families on estate, tax, asset protection planning and charitable giving.  Linda also advises business owners and franchisees on business succession planning, asset protection and wealth preservation strategies. 

Linda authored chapter 34, "Estate Planning Issues in LLC Formations - An Introduction for Non-Specialists," of the book "Drafting Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements," fourth edition (2018).  For details about the book, please click here.

Linda received her B.A. with honors from Northwestern University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude.

Areas of Focus

  • Estate Planning and Trust and Estate Administration
  • Asset Protection and Wealth Preservation
  • Charitable Planning


  • New Hampshire (2012)
  • Minnesota (1987, currently inactive)
  • District of Columbia (1990, currently inactive)
  • Supreme Court of New Hampshire (2012)
  • United States Supreme Court (1995)
  • U.S. District Court of Maryland (1995)
  • U.S. Court of International Trade (1994)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (1993)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit (1991)
  • Superior Court of the District of Columbia (1990)
  • Supreme Court of Minnesota (1987)


  • New Hampshire Women's Bar Association, Member (2015 - present)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, Trusts & Estates Section  (2012 - present)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Vice Chair, Trusts & Estates Section (2016 - 2017)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Clerk, Trusts & Estates Section (2015 - 2016)
  • American Bar Association, Member, Real Property, Trusts and Estates Law Section
  • School Board Member for Regional Cooperative School Board (2012 - 2016)
  • Elementary School Board Member (2009 - 2012)


  • Planning for the Unexpected During Challenging Times (webinar panelist, 8/11/2020)
  • Presenter, "Everything You Want to Know About the Uniform Transfer to Minors Act," NH Bar Association Webcast Series, April 23, 2019
  • Author, "Power of Attorney (NH)," Thomson Reuters' Practical Law, January 28, 2019
  • Author, "Advance Health Care Directive (NH)," Thomson Reuters' Practical Law, September 24, 2018

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