experience & dedication...

Alkalay & Smillie, PLLC

in Mt. Washington Valley, New Hampshire

Office: (603) 447-8994
Fax: (603) 297-2866

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Edward McBurney


mcburney@northconwaylawyers.com

Ed McBurney is a long-time, well-respected attorney in the North Country. With over a third of a century of experience, Ed has worked on nearly every imaginable legal issue that affects clients in northern New Hampshire. As McBurney says, "When you live in the country, you have to be able to do a little of everything and I find I have done so over the past thirty-plus years.”

Ed's general practice has included a wide variety of legal matters such as automobile accidents, bankruptcy, building and construction disputes, collection of debts, contractual formation and disputes, estates and estate planning, real estate and title insurance, tax resolution (federal), zoning as well as many other attendant legal issues. Recently, Ed merged his practice into Alkalay & Smillie, PLLC. Ed Alkalay and Pam Smillie are thrilled to welcome Ed McBurney into their law practice.

Ed McBurney is a graduate of University of New Hampshire and received his law degree from the Boston University School of Law. During his thirty-plus years as an attorney, he has been involved in a number of Bar related activities including New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association, NH Association for Justice, Carroll County Bar Association, Maine State Bar Association, Maine Board of Bar Overseers and Oxford County Bar Association.

Education
Post-doctoral continuing legal education - 1980-present - 350 + hours.
I attend at least 12 hours of continuing legal education in Maine and New Hampshire annually.
In 2008 I attended a comprehensive 2 day seminar in Colorado concerning resolution of federal tax problems.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW 1980 Awarded Doctor of Laws (Juris Doctor), Boston, Massachusetts

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1972 Awarded Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Durham, NH


BAR ADMISSIONS:


1980 - NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT- District of New Hampshire


1984 - MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT - District of Maine


1984 - UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT
Boston, Massachusetts


1990 - SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Washington, DC


1996 - Admitted to practice pro hac vice before the Federal
District Court - Bankruptcy - District of Vermont


Served as expert witness regarding effect of bankruptcy in NH Superior Court
Served as expert witness regarding NH Real Estate Law in Maine Bankruptcy Court
Appointed as Commissioner by Superior Court in several matters.


BAR AFFILIATIONS:
New Hampshire Bar Association
New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association
Carroll County Bar Association


Maine State Bar Association
Maine Board of Bar Overseers
Oxford County Bar Association

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