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Attorney Katherine J. Morneau started her career at the New Hampshire Public Defender’s Office, defending individuals in criminal matters. She relocated to Nashua and joined a mid-sized law firm to expand her practice to include family law, divorce and estate planning. Most recently Attorney Morneau was a senior attorney at a small law firm in Nashua.


Attorney Morneau attended Franklin Pierce University (formerly known as Franklin Pierce College) and received a Bachelor’s of Art in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. She received her degree of Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly known as Franklin Pierce Law Center).

General Info

  • Licensed to practice in all New Hampshire State and Federal Courts

  • Member of the New Hampshire Bar Association

  • Pro Bono Honor Roll

  • Reduced Fee Honor Roll


  • New Hampshire Bar Association

  • United States District Court, District of New Hampshire

  • United States Bankruptcy Court

Professional Associations

Other Associations


State v. Bortner: NH Begins to Develop Law on Immunity and Cooperation Agreements in Criminal Cases,New Hampshire Bar Journal, Issue Date: September 2004, Vol. 45, No. 3.

A Job of a Public Defender Can be LonelyPierce Law Magazine (formerly the Advocate), Issue Date: Winter 2005, Vol. 9, No. 1.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 65%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Trusts: 15%



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Enrique Felix Mesa Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. In NH, you cannot get a more professional attorney than Attorney Morneau. I send all my family cases to her. She really takes her time with my clients and they really appreciate all that she does for them.


    Enrique Mesa Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ann Thompson Bennett

    I have had the opportunity to work with Katherine in a number of cases. I found her to be professional and a diligent advocate for her clients.


    Ann Bennett Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Katherine J. Morneau, PLLC

30 Temple Street, Suite 503
Nashua, NH, 03060


NHAuthorized to practice law200604/23/2012
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 10 Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Rising Star AwardSuper Lawyers2014
Power of the Raven AwardFranklin Pierce University2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Katherine J. Morneau, PLLC2012 - Present
PartnerEarnshaw & Morneau2010 - 2012
AssociateSmall & Lyons2006 - 2010
AssociateNew Hampshire Public Defender Office2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Daniel Webster- William Batchelder Chapter of the American Inns of CourtN/A2013 - Present
Women Inspiring WomenN/A2012 - Present
Greater Nashua Chamber of CommerceN/A2012 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsN/A2012 - Present
Collaborative Law Alliance of New HampshireN/A2012 - Present
New Hampshire Women's Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
New Hampshire Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Nashua Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Manchester Food Cooperative AssociationPresident2010 - 2015
New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2006 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Post DivorceParents were able to work together
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New Hampshire School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Franklin Pierce CollegeCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association Annual MeetingSocial Media2015
New Hampshire Bar AssociationFamily Law2014