Mary Elizabeth Tenn

Mary Elizabeth Tenn joined Tenn And Tenn, P.A. in 2001. Mary’s practice areas include personal injury, domestic relations and complex commercial litigation matters in New Hampshire. As part of Mary’s diverse practice, she regularly represents both corporations and individual clients.

Mary has achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for her personal injury clients.

Mary is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She also is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Tenn And Tenn, P.A., Mary worked as a litigation attorney at Hale and Dorr LLP in Boston, now WilmerHale. During that time, Mary also served as Special Assistant District Attorney for Middlesex County and prosecuted cases on behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mary is a frequent trial adviser for the Trial Advocacy Workshop at Harvard Law School and a judge for the Harvard Law School First-year Moot Court Program.

Mary received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she served as Co-Chairperson of the Tenant Advocacy Project and as an editor of Harvard Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review. She received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Boston College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and awarded membership in the National Jesuit Honor Society –The Order of the Cross and Crown.

Born and raised in Manchester, Mary is active in local legal, community and charitable organisations.

Mary serves on the board of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation. She also is the State Chair for New Hampshire for the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Mary is a past president of the New Hampshire Bar Association. She also is a past president of the Manchester Bar Association and currently serves on the Manchester Bar executive committee.

Mary serves on the Board of Advisors for the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Swift Water Council and the Board of Trustees for Leadership New Hampshire.

In 2005, Mary was recognised by the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and presented the prestigious Robert E. Kirby award for demonstrating the traits of civility, courtesy, perspective and excellence in the practice of law.

Mary repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, an annual rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the areas of personal injury and family law. She also has been recognised for her work in family law in Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications.

In 2016, New Hampshire Magazine recognised Mary as the Best Lawyer in Family Law. Mary, along with her brother and law partner James J. Tenn, Jr., also was selected by Business NH Magazine as New Hampshire’s top attorney in Family Law in 2015. She previously received the recognition in February, 2012 when she was voted New Hampshire’s Top Attorney in Family Law.

In 2016, Mary was inducted as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a peer-selected honorary society of lawyers vetted for their skill, expertise and service.

Appointed by the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Mary currently serves as Chair of the New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiners. She was previously appointed by the New Hampshire Supreme Court to serve on the Professional Conduct Committee and the Hearings Panel.

John R. Wilson

John R. Wilson is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in New Hampshire on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact John directly using the contact details above.

John is President and Partner of GoffWilson, P.A., a global immigration law firm. He is co-founder of the firm and his practice focuses exclusively on global immigration both inbound and outbound assisting employers, employees and families. Mr. Wilson has consistently been selected as one of the ‘Best Lawyers in America’ under the ‘Immigration Law’ category published by the National Polling Firm of Woodward-White.

Attorney Wilson has been practising law for more than thirty years. He represents hundreds of employers, both large and small, in all industry sectors, including large healthcare organisations throughout the US, numerous multi-national companies, import/export businesses, international corporations transferring high tech, executive and managerial workers to the US, as well as colleges/ universities/secondary schools, the high tech industry and manufacturing businesses from all corners of the world. In his full-service practice he assists employers, employees, families and individuals. Attorney Wilson assists the medical community with non-immigrant visas such as J-1, H-1B as well as J waivers, Conrad 30 waivers, National Interest Waivers and permanent residency applications. He has assisted clients with questions regarding NAFTA, and the import/export of goods. Attorney Wilson assists Medical Doctors as well as those in the allied health care field (RNs, PTs, OTs, Medical Technologists, Speech Pathologists and others). With his solid knowledge of business and immigration, Wilson is well prepared to help anyone with business immigration needs.

GoffWilson, P.A. also maintains an office in Paris, France from which he can assist clients with consular processing at the US consulate in Paris for immigrant and non-immigrant visas as well as providing referrals and contacts in all matters relating to doing business in and/or immigration to France.

Some of Wilson’s past positions include an Adjunct Faculty position for the Graduate School of Business at Southern New Hampshire University, where he instructed Business, Government and the Environment, an Ethics course for MBA students. In addition, he has written numerous articles for publications over the years, such as the International Human Resources Journal. He also gives regular presentations to State, regional and national Human Resource Associations and private groups throughout New England regarding I-9/E Verify compliance and audits as well as immigration law generally.

Wilson is a member in good standing of the New Hampshire Bar Association and a member of the national American Immigration Lawyers Association and its New England Chapter. He currently serves as Commercial Counsel to France for the State of NH, the President and Chair of the Diversity Workforce Coalition, and the Diversity Director for the NH State Council for SHRM. Other active memberships include the New Hampshire International Trade Association and French-American Chamber of Commerce of New England.