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Matthew R. Passalacqua
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Matthew Passalacqua joined Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP as an Associate Attorney in 2013. Attorney Passalacqua practices in the areas of family law and civil litigation in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Mr. Passalacqua received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rhode Island and his Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law.  While in law school, Attorney Passalacqua was a published author on the Valparaiso University Law Review and served as its Executive Editor of Symposia. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Passalacqua interned for New Hampshire Superior Court Judge Gillian Abramson. Attorney Passalacqua is an active member in the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bar Associations.  In addition, he serves as a Notary Public in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and as a Justice of the Peace in New Hampshire.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law 65%
  • Civil Litigation 25%
  • Criminal Law 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2012
  • New Hampshire, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2012

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Political Science and Philosophy
Honors and Awards
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2019)

Published Works

  • Something's Brewing Within the Commercial Speech Doctrine, 46 Val. U. L. Rev. 607 (2011)
  • Removal in New Hampshire, N.H. Bar News (November 15, 2013)
  • Gaining Possession of the Marital Home, N.H. Bar News (November 19, 2014)
  • “Liens” MCLE Tort Law Manual (2019)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lexington Chamber of Commerce
  • BNI