David J. Braiterman

David J. Braiterman, Esq.

David J. Braiterman received his B.A. from Brandeis University cum laude in 1978, and began his career in the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office in Concord.  He received his Juris Doctorate from Franklin Pierce Law Center, now known as UNH School of Law, in Concord, New Hampshire, in 1984 and then served a one-year clerkship with the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  He has practiced law in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts since.

David began in private law practice in 1985, and founded Braiterman Law Offices in 1992.  David serves clients of Braiterman Law Offices in all areas of domestic relations, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, divorce, legal separation, parenting rights, grandparent rights, child support, alimony and spousal support, and the like, as well as extensive practice in probate administration and estate planning.

David has been a member of the Family Law Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association throughout his legal career, and served as its Chair from 1990-1993 and 1996-1998.  David served on the Board of Governors of the New Hampshire Bar Association from 1993-1995.  Additionally, he has been a member of the the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education and Proposed Codification of Rules of Civil Procedure committees.  David has served on many Bench/Bar committees.

David was appointed by Governor Jeanne Shaheen as a member of the New Hampshire Task Force on Family Law, whose two year long study report in November 2004 prompted the most sweeping changes in New Hampshire’s domestic relations law of custody and parenting in decades.   He has served on the New Hampshire District Court’s Court Improvement Project whose work from 1998 to 2003 revamped New Hampshire’s procedures for child abuse and termination of parental rights cases.  David is a frequent speaker on family law issues to both lawyers and the public.

David served as a Public Member of the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice from 2006 to 2011, including service as Board Chair. The board licenses and regulates the five mental health professions in New Hampshire. Click here to view David’s testimony to the New Hampshire House of Representatives Executive Departments and Administration Committee on 2007 House Bill 170 relative to composition of New Hampshire Occupational and Professional Licensing Boards. Or review David’s testimony concerning legislative objections to Board rules before that Committee on February 1, 2011.


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