Colleen D. O

Colleen D. O'Connell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

COLLEEN D. O’CONNELL is a partner with the law firm of Barradale, O’Connell, Newkirk and Dwyer, P.A. in Bedford where she focuses her practice in estate planning, trust and estate administration, and federal taxation.  Colleen is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Nashua Bar Association (President-2006), the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council ( President-2011), National Association of Estate Planners & Councils Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) Committee (past member),  the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  She is a past Chair of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation –Nashua Region Advisory Board.  Colleen earned her B.A. degree from the University of New Hampshire, her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and her L.L.M. in taxation from Boston University Law School.  She is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate Law Section  and the Taxation Law Section [past chair], and is a frequent speaker on basic and sophisticated estate planning, business succession planning, charitable planning, probate and taxation topics. 


University of New Hampshire, DurhamSuffolk University Law SchoolJ.D. 1985Boston University School of LawLL.M 1995
NH Charitable Foundation -Nashua Region Advisory BdNew Hampshire Estate Planning CouncilAmerican College Of Trust and Estate Counsel

Office Location

Three Executive Park Drive, Suite 107
P.O. Box 10239
Bedford, NH 03110-0239
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Manchester Metro Area
Colleen D. O'Connell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Gift Planning, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Probate, Succession Planning, Trust Administration)

Other Information

Gender: Female