Pam represents individuals in divorce, domestic relation issues and Hague Convention cases. As an advocate in court and a steady counselor, Pam assists her clients in the complex areas of divorce and domestic relations law. Pam is also a New Hampshire Certified Marital Mediator so she conducts mediation in a private setting and is regularly appointed as a mediator in different family courts. She also has a background in environmental law and wrote an amicus brief for a New Hampshire Supreme Court case involving a major wetlands dispute.
Family Law Forum Blog: http://familylawforum.devinemillimet.com/
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Vermont Law School, Juris Doctor (Cum Laude), emphasis on environmental law, 1994
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, 1991
Trials in complex divorce, custody/parenting, alimony and child support matters.
Conducts marital mediations in complex divorce and custody matters.
Amicus Brief in Conservation Law Foundation v. N.H. Wetlands Council.
New Hampshire Bar Association, Family Law Section and Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association
Certified Marital Mediator since 2003; currently appointed as mediator in Portsmouth Family Division.
Awards and Honors:
Named by peers as a Best Lawyer in Family Law, 2013 and 2014.
2012 Recipient of the L. Jonathan Ross Award for Outstanding Commitment to Legal Services for the Poor, New Hampshire Bar Association.
2007 Co-Recipient of the Hillsborough County Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, Pro Bono Referral Program.
2007 Award of Merit, Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
NH Women's Bar Association - "Developments in Family Law: 2013," January 24, 2014
NH Bar Association - Program Co-Chair for "Upcoming Changes to the NH Child Support Guidelines," June 12, 2013
NH Bar Association - "Divorce Boot Camp," October 15, 22, & 29, 2012
NH Bar Association - Developments in the Law - "Family Law Update," October 26, 2012
NH Bar Association - “Litigating a Parenting Plan in Divorce,” May 13, 2011
NH Bar Association - “Issues Surrounding Modification of Parenting Plans,” March 23, 2011
NH Women’s Bar Association - “Developments in the Law 2010,” February 3, 2011
NH Women's Bar Association - "Development in Family Law: 2008," May 26, 2009
Family Law Forum / Crazy Love -"She Works Hard for the Money" - Running a Healthy Divorce Practice in 2009, February 13, 2009
Lorman Education Services - "Civil Unions," April 15, 2008
NH Women's Bar Association - "Developments in Family Law: 2007," January 25, 2008
NBI - "Child Custody and Shared Parenting," December 3, 2007
"Recent Developments in Employment Law/Family Law: What Employers Need to Know" presented both in Andover, MA and in Bedford, NH, October 19th & October 31st, 2007
NH Federal Practice Institute - "Issues in Representing Military Members in Time of War," September 27, 2007
NBI - "Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes in Divorce," March 28, 2007
NH Women's Bar Assoc. "Developments in Family Law: 2006," December 16, 2006
NH Trial Lawyers Association - "2005 Family Law Forum," May 5, 2005
DMB - "Handling Divorce Case & Child Custody," April 9, 2004
NHBA - "Introduction and Overview of Divorce Litigation," March 14, 2003
New Hampshire Bar Association CLE Committee Member
New Hampshire Pro Bono Referral Program Board of Governors
Campaign for Legal Services Steering Committee
New Hampshire Association for Justice (formerly NH Trial Lawyers Association)