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Areas Served: Portsmouth, NH and Beyond

Legal Representation in the New Hampshire Seacoast and Beyond

 Welcome to Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A.: A Law Firm Where You Come First. Serving New Hampshire since 1920.

At Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A., in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, our lawyers and our staff are dedicated to getting the best results possible for you. We want you to know that you come first, and we will demonstrate that by putting in the work on your case while providing you with individualized attention every step of the way.

For a century, we have been part of the Portsmouth community, serving individuals, families, and businesses statewide in matters ranging from personal injury to family law and beyond.

Our roots are here, and we pride ourselves on being part of our community. In addition to meeting the legal needs of the people who live here, our attorneys and staff have a reputation for volunteering our time and talent to political, cultural, historical and charitable organizations.

Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A. represents clients in Portsmouth, NH as well as the following areas:



Center Strafford






East Candia

East Hampstead

East Kingston








Hampton Falls





New Castle




Newton Junction

North Hampton









Rye Beach






West Nottingham

Areas of Practice

Expertise You Can Trust At Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A.
Our attorneys specialize in the following areas of law:
Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Family Law

Family Law

Business Law

Business Law

Construction Law

Construction Law

Employment Law

Employment Law

Real Estate & Zoning

Real Estate & Zoning

Insurance Law

Insurance Law

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Construction Law

Estate Planning

Workers Compensation

Workers’ Compensation

Our long history in the region means that we know the law. Just as important, we understand how it is practiced locally. We know the legal processes, the people, the courtrooms, the government entities, and the communities involved. Our team can navigate legal matters efficiently because this is what we do, and have done every day since 1920.

Meet The Attorneys at Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A.

Charles B. Doleac

Charles B. Doleac

  • Business Formation and Governance
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Litigation
  • Non-Profit Formation and Governance
  • Professional Ethics
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Superior Court Appointed Mediator
  • International Transactions
Ralph R. Woodman Jr.

Ralph R. Woodman Jr.

  • Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Medical & Hospital Law

Francis X. Quinn Jr.

  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Injury
  • Automobile Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Banking
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
Christopher E. Grant

Christopher E. Grant

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation/Trial Practice

Philip L. Pettis

  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Construction
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law

Christopher J. Fischer

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Business/Corporate
  • Banking/Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate/Real Property
  • Housing/Landlord Tenant
  • Zoning/Land Use
  • Appellate Practice

Michael H. Darling

  • Litigation
  • Business
  • Contract
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Probate & Estate
  • Administration
  • Real Estate
Heath Norris

Heath H. Norris

Criminal Defense

  • DWI
  • District Court: Misdemeanors
  • Superior Court
  • Federal District Court

Family and Probate Law

  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Will and Estates

Leaders In The Community:

Our attorneys have served the community as presidents, officers and board members of the Strawberry Banke Museum, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Portsmouth Athenaeum, Seacoast United Way, Chase Home for Children, Greater Portsmouth Charitable Fund, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Japan-America Society of New Hampshire, the Portsmouth Peace Treaty Forum, Portsmouth Historical Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Community Diversion Program that diverts troubled youth from the court system to community service and education.
We are recognized as leaders of business and planning organizations, including the Portsmouth City Council, Portsmouth School Board, Portsmouth Board of Building Code Appeals, Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development, Portsmouth Rotary Club, Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Foundation for Seacoast Health and Leadership Seacoast.
We are active members of the New Hampshire and Maine Bar Associations. We regularly publish articles in scholarly and legal journals and teach continuing legal education programs. We are leaders in state and local bar association activities, members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, governor of the Rockingham County Bar Association and fellows of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation. We founded the local chapter of the American Inns of Court, an organization of judges and attorneys dedicated to the continuing improvement of the legal system and legal profession. We serve as court-appointed mediators within the New Hampshire Superior Court Systems, and many of our partners are considered premier mediators within that system.

Offering Creative Solutions to Legal Problems:

We have been practicing law long enough to know that there are no standard solutions to legal problems. Every case has its unique differences, and every client has their own objectives. Instead of following a formula, our lawyers analyze the specifics of each case and come up with creative solutions
to reach meaningful outcomes.

Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A. is Portsmouth’s oldest law firm. Our attorneys combine knowledge with experience to achieve positive results for our clients. We provide aggressive and compassionate representation to business owners and families seeking legal help in the Seacoast area.

Our Seacoast law firm maintains a strong commitment to our clients. We proudly serve many grandchildren and great grandchildren of local business owners and families who first came to us over 80 years ago. Our attorneys and staff are actively involved in the Portsmouth community. Boynton,
Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott provides leadership and legal services to a variety of local charitable, cultural, and political organizations.
The key to our long-term success is our ability to understand a client’s current needs and to plan for their future. We place our clients front and center in every decision we make.

Call Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A. at 603-605-0204 or contact us to learn more about your legal options and to schedule a