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Thomas P. Colantuono

Personal injury Attorney at Manchester, NH

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  • Licensed for 47 years
    State NH
    Acquired 1976
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Attorney Colantuono has over forty years of experience and concentrates in the areas of Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Criminal Defense, DUI/DWIs, and Estate Planning law. Prior to joining Ward Law Group, he was an Attorney at a well-known Concord law firm for 10 years. While Attorney Colantuono specializes in many fields, his primary focus is in the area of Personal Injury matters.

Tom graduated cum laude and with Distinction in History from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and has taught legal subjects as an adjunct professor at Rivier College, New Hampshire College (now Southern New Hampshire University), and the Nashua Regional Vocational Technical College.

Attorney Colantuono began his career as an Assistant Attorney General before founding his own private practice in 1981. While serving as a private practitioner, Attorney Colantuono served as a representative from District 14 in the New Hampshire Senate (1990-1996) and as a representative from District 4 on the New Hampshire Executive Council (1998-2001). In 2001, he was appointed by George W. Bush to become a United States Attorney—a position he held for 8 years. As U.S. Attorney, Tom supervised the work of 23 Assistant U.S. Attorneys in all federal criminal prosecutions and civil matters on behalf of the federal government.

He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the New Hampshire Association for Justice. A member of the Bar Association since 1976, he has served on the Ethics Committee and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the Bar Association. While in the Senate, Attorney Colantuono served as the Assistant Majority Leader and as the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. He also participating as a member on several other committees, including the Executive Departments and Administration, and Capital Budget committees. He also served on several of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee’s Subcommittees while in office as a U.S. Attorney.

Attorney Colantuono resides in the Manchester area and enjoys pursuits such as golfing, spending time with his family, and traveling abroad.

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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Ward Law Group PLLC
  • 2019 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Rivier College
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • Bianco Professional Association
  • 2009 - 2019
  • U.S. Attorney
  • U.S. Attorney Office
  • 2001 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Thomas P. Colantuono
  • 1981 - 2001
  • Instructor
  • Nashua Community College
  • 1978 - 1978
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • New Hampshire Attorney General's Office
  • 1978 - 1981
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  • Boston College Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • Duke University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973


  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • Attorney General's Advisory Committee, Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee
  • Member
  • 2001 - 2009
  • Attorney General's Advisory Committee, Border and Immigration Issues Subcommittee
  • Member
  • 2001 - 2009
  • Attorney General's Advisory Committee, White Collar Crime Subcommittee
  • Member
  • 2001 - 2009
  • New Hampshire Executive Council
  • Member for District 4
  • 1999 - 2001
  • New Hampshire Senate
  • Assistant Majority Leader
  • 1994 - 1996
  • NH Senate, Ways and Means Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1994 - 1996
  • NH Senate, Finance Committee
  • Member
  • 1992 - 1996
  • New Hampshire Senate
  • Senator for District 14
  • 1990 - 1996
  • NH Senate, Judiciary Committee
  • Member
  • 1990 - 1996
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019

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Manchester Personal injury Lawyer Thomas P. Colantuono
Thomas P. Colantuono
Personal injury Attorney
Manchester, NH
Licensed for 47 years