Theresa M. Spearing

Practice Areas
Divorce & Family Law
Estate Planning

Theresa focuses her practice in the areas of Family Law, Estate Planning and Bankruptcy. She believes that these practice areas work hand in hand with each other to give her clients thorough representation.

Theresa is licensed to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Theresa has received a “Preeminent” rating based on client reviews, the highest available in Martindale-Hubbell Directory, a nationwide publication which independently rates lawyers.


  • Law School: University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D. & MIP, 2002
  • College:  Rivier College:  B.A., 1999

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A life-long New Englander, Theresa was born and raised in Massachusetts and has lived in New Hampshire for the past 23 years. Attorney Spearing graduated from Rivier College in Nashua, New Hampshire in History and Political Science. After graduating from Rivier Theresa attended Law School at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, formally known as Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, New Hampshire. While at UNH School of Law, Attorney Spearing received her Juris Doctor and a Master’s in Intellectual Property Law in Copyright and Trademark Law.

Prior to joining Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, Theresa had her own law firm since 2008.

Each attorney at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. is committed to New Hampshire through community service organizations and volunteer work, serving on boards of organizations and through the firm’s financial contributions.  Please see a list of Community Involvement to which we have most recently given our time and financial support.

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