It is with great confidence that we introduce you to the featured attorneys. We have worked with each attorney extensively either personally or professionally.
Matthew Passalacqua joined Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP as an Associate Attorney in 2013. Attorney Passalacqua practices in the areas of family law and civil litigation in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Mr. Passalacqua received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rhode Island and his Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law.
While in law school, Attorney Passalacqua was a published author on the Valparaiso University Law Review and served as its Executive Editor of Symposia. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Passalacqua interned for New Hampshire Superior Court Judge Gillian Abramson.
Attorney Passalacqua is an active member in the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bar Associations. In addition, he serves as a Notary Public in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and as a Justice of the Peace in New Hampshire.
Areas of Practice:
85% Family Law
15% Civil Litigation
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
New Hampshire, 2012
U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2012
Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
J.D. magna cum laude
Law Review: Valparaiso Univ. Law Review, Executive Editor of Symposia
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
B.A. summa cum laude
Major: Political Science and Philosophy
Something's Brewing Within the Commercial Speech Doctrine, 46 Val. U. L. Rev. 607 (2011)
Removal in New Hampshire, N.H. Bar News (November 15, 2013)
Gaining Possession of the Marital Home, N.H. Bar News
(November 19, 2014)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Lexington Chamber of Commerce
Lexington Symphony Board of Directors
Cathy McKay graduated from the University of New Hampshire - Durham in 1987 and New England School of Law in 1991. While attending law school full time at night, she worked full time days as a paralegal for the Law Offices of William B. Parnell, then located in Londonderry. She was admitted to the practice of law in New Hampshire in 1991 and Maine in 1992.
After graduating from law school where she served as an editor of the New England Law Review, she worked as a Law Clerk for the New Hampshire Superior Court and traveled throughout New Hampshire's Superior Courts. She is currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court in New Hampshire.
She has consistently practiced law in the Derry and Londonderry area, practicing with Bill Parnell since 1992. She concentrates her practice in family law, including Collaborative Practice. Cathy is a member of the Board of the Collaborative Law Alliance - New Hampshire, and is the Rockingham County Representative on the Board of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association. She is also a member of the Family Law section of the New Hampshire Bar Association. In addition to practicing law, she is active in her community, and her children’s schools and sports.
Cathy’s extensive knowledge and experience in Collaborative Practice gives her clients the freedom to choose to resolve their conflicts without the necessity of Court. Cathy has also spent a significant amount of time in the New Hampshire Family Courts, and her experience helps clients find a fair resolution to their issues.