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Joseph R. Russell



Joe represents both businesses and individuals in a variety of litigation and transactional matters though a significant portion of his practice is devoted to complex trusts and estates. His expertise includes asset protections, special needs, Medicaid, and specialized trusts for clients and probate administration. Joe helps clients achieve their goals by listening closely to their individual needs.

Prior to joining Kalil & LaCount, Joe’s practice focused on representing creditors in commercial litigation matters and real estate law. During law school, Joe attended an intensive program at the University of Rome focused on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Negotiating International Business Transactions. He also gained a prestigious externship at the Florence headquarters of GE Oil and Gas where he worked closely with GE’s Senior Counsel for Litigation.

Joe lives in Greenland with his wife, two daughters and rescue dog.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and golf, and hiking and skiing in the White Mountains.

Areas of Practice

Business Law
Trusts and Estates, Elder Law and Probate
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Land Use and Zoning


University of Connecticut School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006
University of Rome, Visiting Student, 2005
Assumption College, Bachelor of Arts, 2003

Admission, Memberships, Certifications and Associations

Connecticut Bar, 2006
New Hampshire Bar, 2008
United States District Court of New Hampshire, 2010
Massachusetts Bar, 2013
United States District Court of Massachusetts, 2013
Phi Alpha Theta, International History Honor Society
Member, Town of Greenland Conservation Commission
Director, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire