Stephanie K. Burnham, Esquire is the Managing Attorney and Owner of Stephanie K. Burnham & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC. Stephanie K. Burnham opened her own law firm upon being sworn into the practice of law in 2001.
Attorney Burnham has focused her practice on the following primary areas: Wills, Trusts and Estates; Probate Court; Medicaid, Nursing Homes and Home Health Care; Bankruptcy and Debt Collection; Small Business representation; and Real Estate matters. Attorney Burnham is licensed in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, including New Hampshire District Court and Massachusetts District Court where she handles bankruptcy matters. Attorney Burnham has also argued before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Attorney Burnham graduated in the top of her class at Western New England College School of Law in 2001. While in law school, Attorney Burnham received several academic awards and was a member, and later a Note Editor, of the Western New England Law Review, a journal dedicated to academic excellence and writing achievement. While in school, Attorney Burnham also worked part-time for a solo-practitioner in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, as his Senior Law Student Intern assisting in a variety of legal matters and in the preparation and filing of appellate briefs to the Appeals Courts in Connecticut.
Attorney Burnham is on the faculty of Southern New Hampshire University where she is a member of the Justice Studies Program, teaching undergraduate and graduate level students on-line. She is a member of the faculty for the National Business Institute Seminars, where she is asked to lecture on many different estate planning, elder law and probate topics to fellow attorneys, accountants and other professionals. Attorney Burnham also has experience in lecturing to the public on estate planning topics and Medicaid.
Attorney Burnham is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, including the Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate Section and the New Hampshire Bar Associations New Lawyers Committee. Attorney Burnham was a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Ethics Committee for 5 years. Attorney Burnham is a member of the Wentworth Douglass Hospital and Health Foundation Planned Giving Advisory Council, for which she can advise clients on more appropriately titling and structuring their charitable gifts to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Attorney Burnham is an Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau, where she decides Lemon Law claims and a Member of the Rotary Club of Dover. She has authored and published many informative articles on Elder Law, Estate Planning and Medicaid in the Senior Beacon newspaper publication. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in General Biology from the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Attorney Burnham is also a Notary Public and a Justice of the Peace.