Attorney Francis X. Bruton ("F.X.") has practiced law for more than 27 years, with 22 of those years having been within the state of New Hampshire. Prior to practicing in New Hampshire, Attorney Bruton practiced for 5 years in Cambridge, Massachusetts as General Counsel to an architectural and engineering consulting firm.  Attorney Bruton's practice consists of representing many of the major developers located within New Hampshire Seacoast. Attorney Bruton also focuses upon real estate transactions, planning and zoning hearing, litigation, and business law matters. 

Attorney Bruton's case before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Churchill Realty Trust v. City of Dover Zoning Board of Adjustment, 156 NH 668 (2008), is the first reported case interpreting zoning authority amongst abutting municipalities. 

Attorney Bruton is a licensed title insurance agent as well as a licensed real estate broker within New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Attorney Catherine A. Berube has practiced law for more than 27 years within the State of New Hampshire.  Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Berube served as a Superior Court of New Hampshire Law Clerk.  Attorney Berube’s practice areas include litigation, real estate, and probate law. 

Currently, Attorney Berube serves as Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire, teaching Legal Research and Family Law. 

Recently, Attorney Berube was elected to serve as the Strafford County Register of Deeds.

Attorney James H. Schulte joined the firm this past year, of counsel.  Attorney Schulte has practiced law for over 45 years in New Hampshire.  Attorney Schulte is well known and highly respected throughout the Seacoast legal and business community. 

Attorney Schulte’s practice has been focused upon the examination of real estate titles, real estate transactions and development, planning and zoning matters, probate, estate planning, title insurance defense, business planning and litigation, and real estate litigation.  

Attorney Schulte is a licensed title insurance agent.