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John J. Balkus

Divorce and separation Attorney at Concord, NH

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    New Hampshire - NH 15 years
    Massachusetts - MA 16 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State NH
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About John

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I practice law in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  Over the years I've successfully represented clients in family, criminal, civil, bankruptcy, appellate courts, and before state administrative agencies. 

I've negotiated settlements with prosecutors in criminal matters, and with opposing counsel in hotly contested and complex divorces.  But when negotiations don't work out, I’ll do whatever I can to get you a solution to your legal problems in a cost effective manner – a solution that works for you.   That means that where possible, I’ll work to negotiate a settlement. But when the other side just won’t be reasonable, I’m prepared to take your case to the judge or jury and even to appeal if necessary.

I look forward to working with you.

  • Professional Associations / Licenses:
  • Licensed to practice before all New Hampshire and Massachusetts state courts, and the US District Court, District of New Hampshire.
  • NH Bar Association
  • NH Bar Family Law Section
  • Massachusetts Bar Association


Law Office of John J. Balkus, PLLC
17 South Street
Concord, NH, 03301

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Posted by anonymous | January 2, 2013
Excellent, Experienced, and Honest
John is an attentive and detail oriented attorney who did an excellent job for me.


  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.7 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Founder
  • Law Office of John J. Balkus, PLLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Partner
  • Balkus Law Offices, PLLC
  • 2008 - 2016
  • Paralegal
  • Balkus Law Offices, PLLC
  • 2006 - 2008


  • Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of New Hampshire
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Divorce
  • Client awarded over $170,00 plus attorney's fees and increased child support, despite opposing party's position that she would get nothing.


  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2008 - 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Concord Divorce and separation Lawyer John J. Balkus
John J. Balkus
Divorce and separation Attorney
Concord, NH
Licensed for 16 years