Elaine M. Kennedy

  • Lawyer
Londonderry, NH



Elaine M. Kennedy has made New Hampshire her home since 1986. Elaine graduated from Colby College with honors and earned her law degree from Suffolk University Law School with honors. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and has particular experience in family law, including divorce, post divorce, child custody and child support matters, and also concentrates on employment law issues.

Elaine has tried cases in New Hampshire's family courts, superior courts and Supreme Court. She is a member of the State's Bar Association. She is a Certified Family Mediator. She has written and published articles for the New Hampshire Bar Association to educate the public with regard to her areas of practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law Litigation 70%
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney 5%
  • Employment Discrimination 5%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Marital Mediator/Family Mediator, N.H. Marital Mediators (certification board), 2009

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, pro hac vice, 1999
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, pro hac vice, 1998


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Colby College, Waterville, Maine
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Government

Published Works

  • Author, Articles with regard to her areas of practice, New Hampshire Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Fillmore v. Fillmore, 147 NH 283 (2001), 2001, NH Supreme Court

Past Employment Positions

  • Chester College, Adjunct Professor, 1993 to 1994
  • Voyager Systems, Inc., Sales, 1989 to 1991


  • English


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Sigma Kappa