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John G. Cronin

  • Attorney


Practice Areas

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


John is the lead partner having founded the firm in 1991. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, he decided to start his legal career in New Hampshire after graduating from Franklin Pierce Law Center, now the University of New Hampshire. He quickly developed an expertise in real estate and is now recognized throughout central and southern New Hampshire for his creative problem solving and deal making skills. He is sought after as an outside-the-box land use attorney. His practice includes real estate development, tax abatements, commercial and business litigation.

John has devoted significant energy to his community having served in numerous leadership positions on a number of boards including the New Hampshire Apartment Association, the New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association, the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission, and the Manchester Police Commission. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Medical Center.

He is a sought-after speaker to various trade associations on real estate taxation, real estate and association management. He has taught at Southern New Hampshire University and Franklin Pierce College. 


  • University of New Hampshire - Franklin Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1989
  • Anna Maria College, Paxton, Massachusetts
    • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration - 00/1986
  • Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 00/1982

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1989
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1989
  • Massachusetts

Professional Associations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member
  • New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association, Member
  • Apartment Association of New Hampshire, Member

Published Works

  • Seat Belt Defense Trial Bar News, Fall, 1990
  • Is There a Hole in Your Umbrella?
  • Defining Unnecessary Hardship — Again
  • DES Interprets its Rules
  • More “Changes” to the Land Use Change Tax
  • The Trading Game - “In Lieu” Wetlands Mitigation

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Adjunct Professor, Franklin Pierce College

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Catholic Medical Center, Board of Directors, Chair
  • Apartment Association of New Hampshire, Past President And Board Member