Attorneys James F. Ogorchock

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Jim chairs the firm’s Family Law practice group, which has substantial experience in complex divorce litigation. He also serves as a mediator for marital matters and has wide-ranging commercial litigation experience including arbitrations, trials and appellate practice involving banks, large corporations and small businesses. He has practiced with the firm since 1992.

Key Cases

  • Numerous divorce matters for high net worth clients throughout the State.
  • Achille v. Achille, 167 N.H. 706 (2015) (Domestic violence verdict affirmed by Supreme Court.)
  • South Willow Properties v. Burlington Coat Factory, 159 N.H. 494 (2009) (Invalidated commercial lease of, and evicted, Burlington Coat Factory.)
  • Obtained a verdict in favor of a commercial creditor that invalidated a fraudulent family trust set up by the debtor fifteen years earlier. Following oral argument at the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the debtor paid the creditor.
  • Successfully represented a fixed-based operator in the aviation industry in litigation against a party that breached its contract by removing the aircraft to a competitor. The case resulted in a favorable six-figure settlement.
  • Prevailed in a will contest at both the trial court and New Hampshire Supreme Court, resulting in a favorable distribution to the client.

Admissions

  • State of New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Previously: Board of Directors, Families in Transition
  • Previously: NH Bar Association CLE Committee

Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law, Commercial Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyer®, Business Litigation

Publications