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John F. Bisson

John F. Bisson

  • Attorney


Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Practices
  • Real Estate, Development, and Zoning Law
  • Community & Condominium Association Law
  • Land Use Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury


John is the firm’s managing partner with an active real estate and litigation practice. He manages the firm’s condominium and homeowner association representation and the title company, Barristers Title & Closing Services. He advises community associations, large and small, handles commercial and residential real estate transactions and development projects including condominium conversions, subdivisions and municipal and state approvals. John is a licensed agent for First American Title Insurance Company.

John grew up in Maine and attended Maine schools. After a number of years in corporate America for a Fortune 500 company, he went to law school at the University of Maine. Upon graduation, he worked as a judicial law clerk for the Maine trial court. In 1994, he relocated to Manchester, New Hampshire to marry and raise his family. John has conducted seminars for the New Hampshire Business Institute, New Hampshire Realtors, condominium association boards and new lawyers. He has volunteered for various causes including the Central High School music program, the Diocese of Manchester school board, and Bring It, a Manchester based program of student empowerment. He is a member of the Community Associates Institute, the American Land Title Association and state and local bar associations.


  • University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Maine
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1986

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1994
  • Maine

Professional Associations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member
  • Maine Bar Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member
  • Community Association Institute, Member

Published Works

  • Congratulations! You're a Board Member! Now What?
  • The Value of Intervening - One Last Chance to Collect
  • Different Deeds
  • Who is the Client and Does It Matter?
  • Read Any Good Emails Lately?
  • More Property for Section 1031 Exchanges
  • Condominium Liens and Tax Sales
  • What’s New for Condominiums?
  • Some Banks Deserve to Fail
  • Do Not Call Lists
  • Association Receivables

Classes & Seminars

  • New Lawyers Education Seminars, New Hampshire Bar Association’s New Lawyers Committee
  • New Hampshire Realtors Association - Accredited Courses; Community Association Governance

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Catholic Diocese of Manchester, School Board
  • University of Maine School of Law Alumni Association, Board Member