Joseph W. Kenny

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Nashua, New Hampshire

Hamblett & Kerrigan, P.A.
Joseph W. Kenny
Hamblett & Kerrigan, P.A.

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Closely Held Business, Tax; view more

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 1978

Education: New England Law | Boston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2015 - 2016, 2020 - 2023

Hamblett & Kerrigan, P.A.

20 Trafalgar Square
Suite 505
Nashua, NH 03063 Visit website


As director at Hamblett & Kerrigan, PA, Joseph W. Kenny represents clients in the greater Nashua, New Hampshire, area, along with southern and central New Hampshire. His legal practice is focused on taxation law, trust and estate administration, and estate planning. Designated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a Personal Financial Specialist, for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he also holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Kenny is admitted to practice in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Appeals, the United States District Court and the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

At Boston College, he earned a Bachelor of Arts before attending New England Law | Boston and graduating with a Juris Doctor. Mr. Kenny then returned to school to earn a Master of Science from Northeastern University, a Master of Business Administration from Boston University and a Master of Laws in Taxation.

He is a member of the Nashua Bar Association, the New Hampshire Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Kenny is also involved as a member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, and he serves on the Board of Directors for the Nashua Center for the Arts. His community service extends to membership in the Rotary Club of Nashua and on the Board of Bishop Guertin High School.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Closely Held Business, Tax: Consumer

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law, Trusts, Wills

  • 70% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20% Closely Held Business
  • 10% Tax: Consumer

First Admitted: 1978, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage:

  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • AV rating
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Nashua Rotary Club, Member
  • Board of Bishop Guertin High School
  • Board of Directors of the Nashua Center for the Arts
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • 1979, Admitted Massachusetts Bar
  • First Circuit, 1978 Admitted U.S. Tax Court
  • 1999, Admitted Maine Bar, 2006 
  • 1978, Admitted U.S. Court of Appeals
  • District of New Hampshire
  • 1978, Admitted U.S. District Court
  • Admitted New Hampshire Bar
  • Treasurer, Nashua Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Boston College, B.A.
  • 1978; M.B.A., 2001 Boston University
  • Northeastern University Graduate School of Professional Accounting MS (Accounting) MBA, 1978
  • Boston University School of Law LLM, (Taxation), 1982
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (PFS), 1978
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Franchising
  • Real Estate
  • Recycling

Office location for Joseph W. Kenny

20 Trafalgar Square
Suite 505
Nashua, NH 03063

Phone: 603-819-4922


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011, 2015 - 2016, 2020 - 2023

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