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Sarah E. Lavoie


Attorney Sarah Lavoie"Attorney Sarah Lavoie is a caring, intelligent professional that I was fortunate to have on my side."

Attorney Sarah E. Lavoie is a lawyer at Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin, P.A. Her compassion, sense of ethics, and legal skills in the courtroom have received numerous accolades within the legal community. Admitted to the New Hampshire Bar in 2005, attorney Lavoie belongs to several professional organizations and has received several awards. She's also active in our community and dedicated to the legal needs and welfare of her clients.

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    • College of the Holy Cross (BA, 1999)
    • Villanova University School of Law (JD magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2004)

    Admitted to Bar:

    • Massachusetts, 2004
    • New Hampshire, 2005
    • New Hampshire Federal District Court, 2005


    • Recognized by Best Lawyers®: Personal Injury, 2024
    • Recognized by Super Lawyers® as 2012-2013 New England Rising Star:  Personal Injury Plaintiff: General
    • New Hampshire Bar Association Pro Bono Distinguished Service Award, 2014
    • Villanova University School of Law: Order of the Coif, graduated in top ten percent of class
    • Villanova University School of Law: Law Alumni Award for Pro Bono Service
    • Villanova University School of Law: Hyman Goodman Award
    • Villanova University School of Law: Dorothy Day Award for Pro Bono Service
    • Recipient: Philadelphia Bar Association's Law Student Pro Bono Award
    • Recipient: 3rd place, Philadelphia Bar Association's Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Pursuit of Justice" Writing Competition

    Professional Activities:

    • Co-authored successful Amicus Brief to New Hampshire Supreme Court on behalf of NHAJ with Matthew B. Cox, Esq., in Desclos v. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, 153 N.H. 607 (2006). Desclos is a precedent setting case which held that an injured plaintiff can in most cases maintain his or her privacy in regard to mental health treatment records and does not have to turn them over to the insurance company in most accident cases.
    • Judicial Law Clerk, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, 2004-2005

    Professional Associations:

    • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, Strafford County Governor 2016-present
    • New Hampshire Women's Bar Association, Member
    • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • Strafford County Bar Association, President 2011, Vice President 2010

    Community Involvement:

    • Former Board Member, Children's Museum of New Hampshire

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