George H. Thompson, Jr. joined the firm in 1991. His areas of practice include civil litigation in the areas of collection, foreclosure, replevins, creditor bankruptcy representation, landlord/tenant, mechanic’s liens, construction litigation, subrogation claims, commercial litigation, probate litigation, and real estate litigation in the District, Superior, and Supreme Courts of NH and the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of NH. He graduated from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire in 1979. He earned his JD degree from Suffolk University Law School and a LLM degree in banking law at Boston University School of Law.
George is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Association for Justice, and National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys. By appointment of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, George is a member of the Hearings Panel of the Professional Conduct Committee.
Attorney Thompson has also received specialized training from the NH Supreme Court Office of Mediation and Arbitration. He currently serves as Superior Court Mediator/Arbitrator, Foreclosure Mediator, Civil Writ Mediator in District Court, and Small Claim Mediator. Attorney Thompson also conducts private mediation and arbitration. For more information on Attorney Thompson please visit: http://www.courts.state.nh.us/adrp/superior/r170/bios/thompson.pdf
George is also a mediator for the New Hampshire Agricultural Mediation Program (NHAMP) serving to resolve conflicts involving farmers, lenders, USDA Agencies, feed and equipment dealers, and many others in the agricultural community without the costs associated with litigation. NHAMP is the official US Department of Agriculture’s certified agricultural mediation program in New Hampshire.
George has served as Selectman and Planning Board member for the Town of Deerfield and delegate to the Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission. Attorney Thompson currently serves on the Deerfield Zoning Board of Adjustment. George and his family operate a tree farm, and George is a past Director of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association.