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NHLA announces next Executive Director

Posted Oct 30, 2018

The Board of Directors for New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) announced today they have selected Sarah Mattson Dustin of Hopkinton, NH, to serve as the next executive director of NHLA.   Mattson Dustin is currently the policy director of the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation. From 2 ...read more

NHLA seeks office manager/legal secretary for Manchester office

Posted Oct 25, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance, a state-wide non-profit law firm serving low-income families and seniors, is seeking a full-time administrative office manager and legal secretary for our Manchester branch legal office.The job responsibilities include:  ·       ...read more

Meet the staff: Jessica Hersom

Posted Oct 19, 2018

Say hello to one of NHLA’s newest attorneys Jessica Hersom, who will be working in the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project. Jessica grew up in Sanford, Maine before attending Wheelock College in Boston with a focus in Social Work and Juvenile Justice.   After graduating from Wheelock, Je ...read more

Before a disaster strikes

Posted Sep 20, 2018

Whether it's a hurricane, an ice storm, or an apartment fire, disasters can upend the lives of vulnerable low-income families in New Hampshire. Read about one family's experience after an accidental fire here.Below is some important information to consider before a disaster strikes, and some advice ...read more