David R. Craig received his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center, now UNH School of Law, in 1996. Attorney Craig is the principal of David R. Craig & Associates. He has been formally board certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation since 2005 (recertified in 2010, 2015), and is AV Rated by Martindale Hubble. His practice is exclusively limited to the areas of estate planning, probate administration, guardianship, public benefits law, veterans’ pension programs, special needs disability planning, and general elder law issues. Attorney Craig is licensed to practice law in the State of New Hampshire, the Federal District Court (District of New Hampshire), and the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the NH Estate Planning Council, a founding member and past President of the NH Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and past Chair of the Trust & Estate section of NH Bar Association.
Attorney Nault joined the firm in January 2013 and focuses in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, guardianship, veteran’s benefits, public benefits law, and general elder law issues. He has been formally board certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation since March 2020. He currently serves as the Secretary of the Board of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Attorney Nault received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and before that his undergraduate degree from Boston University. During law school, Attorney Nault was a member of the Northeastern University Law Journal and was a teaching assistant in the Academic Success Program. Attorney Nault is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and the United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, and is accredited to represent veterans before the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Tricia has been with the firm since 2006. She came on board shortly after moving from San Diego, California to Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. As Senior Legal Assistant, Tricia is the initial point of contact for potential clients seeking guidance on complicated long term care issues, guardianship matters, and other more unusual situations that arise in the field of elder law. She works closely with clients in all facets of case management and joins Attorney Craig in meetings with various governmental agencies.
Shawna graduated from Nashua Community College in the spring of 2011 with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies. She joined the team just two months after her graduation and has been here ever since working as one of our legal assistants. Shawna assists both Attorney Craig and Attorney Nault in all facets of client matters, with a specific focus on trust and estate administration and general probate work.
Pat has been providing the office with client and marketing services since November 2007. She is the first line of contact for new clients, and assists with staff allocation and coordination, scheduling, and client file maintenance.
Outside the office Pat volunteers many hours fostering animals as well as planning and manning fundraising events for Animal Allies, a local animal advocacy organization. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, traveling, gardening, square dancing, and her three beautiful grandchildren.