REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

KLEEN VICTORY

Attorney Carolyn Cole won a $3.8 Million jury verdict for the former Lebanon-based commercial laundry, Kleen LD, LLC, against a Massachusetts supplier of natural gas, Xpress Natural Gas, LLC, the largest jury award from Grafton County in decades.

Representative Federal Court Achievements

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York: Cole wins judgment defending a $5,000,000 claim 

 

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York: Cole wins trial court victory defending a $1,000,000 breach of contract case.

 

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts: Cole achieves settlement of $305,000 in fraud case against seller of woodstove company.

 

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois: In re Navistar -- Cole enters class-action lawsuit and forces significant settlement on behalf of client.

 

  • United States District Court, District of New Hampshire: Attorneys Cole and Myers defended Volkswagen of America in a three-week jury trial involving complex products liability suit with multiple economic, engineering, physical injury experts.

 

  • United States District Court, District of New Hampshire: Cole represents personal injury victim in million-dollar claim.

Representative Appellate Successes

Carolyn Cole wins remand of fraternity case back to Hanover ZBA

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals (Federal): Cole wins appeal of SNDY decision defending $5,000,000 claim.

  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals (Federal): Cole wins appeal of SNDY decision defending $1,000,000 claim.

  • New Hampshire Supreme Court: segTEL, Inc. v. City of Nashua -Cole wins appeal for competitive local exchange carriers tax liability for right of way usage.

  • New Hampshire Supreme Court: NH Alpha of SAE Trust v. Town of Hanover: Cole wins remand of fraternity case to the Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Types of Cases We Handle

  • We represent a licensed broker-dealer agent in claim brought by New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation

  • We have defended clients in several multi-million-dollar contract actions in a New York Federal court.

  • We have represented a creditor of a ski area in a large foreclosure action in Vermont.

  • We represent students and fraternities at several major universities in Title IX actions.

  • We have represented a large telecommunications company before the NHPUC and the New Hampshire Supreme Court defeating several Rural ILECs and gaining access to once “exclusive” service territories.

  • We have appeared before New Hampshire legislature for favorable enactment of statutes

  • We have enforced 47 USC § 253 in state and federal courts to ensure non-discriminatory ordinances of municipalities and/or treatment by ILEC

  • We have represented the sister of an ALS patient in will contest against wife after his death, negotiating extremely high emotions.

  • We have represented numerous clients in employment and civil rights litigation before EEOC, New Hampshire Human Rights Commission, and Federal and state courts.  We have won jury verdicts in New York Federal court and successfully negotiated settlements in other proceedings against large corporations.

  • We represent landowners in tax abatement, variance, special exception, and other land use issues.

  • We have represented a high net-worth husband seeking divorce in three-week bench trial to successful outcome.

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COLE ASSOCIATES CIVIL LAW, PLLC

18 Bank Street - Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766

603-678-8070

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