Board of Directors

July 2016 to June 2017

Board members are elected for a 3 year term ending June 30 of (year)

Jessica Ecker, Esq.
Weibrecht Law, PLLC
65 Main Street, Suite 2
Dover, NH 03820

Anthony F. Matrumalo
Nutfield Mediation
PO Box 1149
Derry, NH 03038
978-621-9280 (c) 603-315-0844 (o) 

Valerie Raudonis, Esq.
Raudonis Law Office
7 Auburn St.
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 883-3831

Sam Farrington
PO Box 207
Chocorua, NH 03817
(603) 447-5007

General Board Members

Robin Dite
Seacoast Mediation
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Paul Lipnick
53 Raymond St.
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 889-4169

Teresa Mahoney Mullen, Esq.
Minkow & Mahoney Mullen, PA
4 Stevens Avenue, Suite 3
Meredith, NH 03253

David S. Osman, Esq.
Martin, Lord & Osman, P.A.
One Mill Plaza
Laconia NH 03246
(603) 527-9154
(800) 439-5999
(603) 528-3635 – Fax

Susan Towle
Neutral Ground
10 Ferry Street, Suite 408
Concord, NH 03301

Edward D. Philpot, Jr.
354 S. Main Street, Suite 1
Laconia, NH 03246

Briana M. Hyde (Coakley)
154 Maplewood Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801



Sam Farrington

From 1991 to 2004, Sam served as Clerk of the NH Superior Court in Carroll County, during which time he often assisted the Court as a mediator for parties in divorce and other family matters. In March 2004, he was certified by the State of New Hampshire as a Family Mediator and continues to mediate as a private practitioner. While no longer active in the practice of law, Sam Farrington has in the past been admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New Jersey and in the Federal Courts located in those States. He practiced law actively in family and other cases from 1970 to l985, when he became Clerk of the New Hampshire Superior Court in Coos County. In that position, he also presided as a marital master in numerous hearings, contested as well as uncontested, and prepared and recommended orders which were approved by the Judges of the Court.

Paul Lipnick
Retired from the US Postal service with 42 years service, Paul Lipnick served as a Labor Relations Advocate for the US Postal Service negotiating union contracts, grievance/arbitration proceedings, and EEO disputes as ADR representative. As a member of the Nation Association of Postmasters, he held the office of Postmaster Representative for the state association representing Postmasters as the Dispute Advocate between Postmaster and Management and held a National Office with the National Association for 2 years serving Postmasters throughout the US. Paul has been a mediator with the Nashua Family Mediation Program for the past 6 years and a Small Claims Court Mediator for the past 2 years. Paul mediates with Gate City Mediation Services providing Family and Divorce Mediation Services. In the Nashua area, Paul is involved in a variety of civic and community activities including Nashua Catholic Regional School Board, President and Secretary Church Council, President and Secretary of the Richard McDonough Scholarship Foundation, and President of the Nashua Country Club.

Anthony Matrumalo
During his thirty year career in business, Anthony Matrumalo witnessed the damage that litigation can inflict on parties in conflict.  So in 2011, after the successful completion of a major commercial project, he embarked on a professional mission to promote the use of mediation for resolving family, business and civil matters.  In 2014, he became a Certified Family Mediator and opened Nutfield Mediation, LLC, a successful mediation practice in Derry/Londonderry serving clients from all over New England.  Anthony is a graduate of the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, and studied for a year at Boston University School of Law.  In business, he rose to the level of Director of U.S. Operations for a respected multi-national company, but considers raising five happy children, by far, his greatest achievement.

David Osman, Esq.

I was raised in Dover, New Hampshire and attended the public school system through my junior year in high school and graduated from Berwick Academy. After high school graduation, I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce in 1968. I was a member of the Army National Guard from 1969 to 1975. I graduated from Boston University Law School in 1972. I married Fredda Chertock in 1970 and we have one child, a son, Ari, who made us proud grandparents in November 2008. I am fortunate to be able to run around the tennis court playing singles and doubles at the age of 62 and I still take to the ski slopes on a regular basis. I have been fortunate to have wonderful loving parents and in-laws who were really a second set of parents. As a younger lawyer, I enjoyed the challenge of litigation. As an older lawyer, I enjoy the challenge of avoiding or ending litigation. Mediation is the most rewarding part of my practice.

Valerie Raudonis, Esq.

A native of Nashua, NH, Valerie followed in the footsteps of her father as a solo lawyer in a general practice of law, with the primary focus on family law, probate law, trusts and estates, real estate, small business and civil litigation. With the untimely death of her father in 1977, flying solo was thrust upon her, and she willingly embraced it. With the foundation of her family and community, she grew as she recognized the intangible wealth of experiencing the way of the law. She savors the unique opportunity provided to a family law attorney in assisting clients in times of great personal adversity. She is trained in and provides services in Collaborative Law as well as Mediation. Her passions include love for her children, skiing, and poetry writing.

Marianne Rousseau, Esq.
Marianne is the owner of Rousseau Law and Mediation, PLLC, a law Firm in Concord, New Hampshire. Marianne is a certified family mediator, a collaborative law practitioner and a Family Law Attorney who practices statewide in New Hampshire. In addition to Family Law, Marianne’s practice includes litigation of personal injury, workmen’s compensation, and probate matters. Marianne finds family law work deeply rewarding, noting that the mediation and collaborative process frequently keeps the parties and families in general out of litigation in the courts. She believes that mediation allows the parties to settle when they otherwise may be unable to communicate and permits them to be heard in a way often precluded by court litigation. In addition to her law degree from New England School of Law in Boston, Marianne has a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University Peabody Conservatory in classical guitar. Marianne is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and is also admitted to practice in Vermont. She is a member of the Vermont and the New Hampshire Bar Associations, the Collaborative Law Association of New Hampshire, NHCRA and the D.O.V.E. Attorney Network. She has served as a member of the Education Committee for NHCRA as well as Clerk of the NHBA Family Law Section.

Robin Dite
Robin Dite has been working as a mediator in private practice in New Hampshire since 2012.  Ms. Dite is also a state contracted mediator for the Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Service (CADRES) for the state of Maine. She is a board member of the New Hampshire Association for Conflict Resolution and a member of the National Association for Conflict Resolution. Robin has worked in the non-profit sector helping the mentally ill. She has a B.A. in English and a Masters in Teaching English from the University of New Hampshire. She has a background in business. She is also an owner and manager of rental properties.