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The quality of the attorney-client relationship should be the foundation of your decision when choosing an attorney. Your choice will likely have important consequences in your future. Whether you require a single consultation, retained advice and guidance, transactional planning and execution, or trial or appellate counsel, we provide the kind of attorney-client relationship and legal services that keep our clients glad they chose us.
Our firm, with offices in Ossipee and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is dedicated to helping clients with their legal matters regarding:
-Business Organizations & Transactions
-Civil and Criminal Trials in State & Federal Courts
-Divorce, Separation & Family Law
Please contact our law firm with questions about your needs for legal advice. Provide as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney-client relationship, it will allow our office to begin an assessment of your case.
15 Courthouse Square
Ossipee NH 03864
Practice areas: Aviation Law Business Organizations & Transactions Civil Trials in State & Federal Courts Divorce, Separation & Family Law Defense in Criminal Trials in State Courts Immigration Law Mediation Services
We provide legal representation to aircraft owners, purchasers, sellers, lessors, lessees, airmen, air carriers, commercial operators, airport authorities, FBO's & maintenance technicians in a variety of circumstances, transactions and proceedings. Our aviation practice concentration includes representation in all aspects of the purchase & sale of new or previously-owned aircraft, leasing and interchange arrangements, state or federal tax matters, IRC section 1031 like-kind exchanges, aircraft registration issues, aircraft leasing and ownership structures, joint ownership structures, compliance with state and federal regulations in a variety of aviation-specific operations, the negotiation and purchase and sale of aircraft fractional interests under national programs such as Netjets, FlexJet and Flight Options, and trial practice in aviation contract, liability & FAA enforcement and regulatory actions.
Business Organizations and Transactions
Small businesses make up the vast majority of the economic vitality of the American economy. The people who form them and run them are independent and entrepreneurial by nature. As a small business, we understand the need for business organization & planning, business plan development, business organization selection & formation, private financing and business transactions advice, contract formation & negotiation, and legal representation before state and federal regulating agencies. Our trial practice includes representation in breach of insurance, construction bonding or other transaction agreements, and the defense against state or federal agency enforcement actions.
Civil Trials in State and Federal Courts
The trial of a lawsuit in which the factual questions are presented to, and the final judgment is determined by a jury, is a constitutional right of every American. Such trials are available in all cases in which a person's liberty or substantial property rights are at risk. They are not available in bankruptcy, maritime, administrative or small claims proceedings. The trial of a lawsuit in which the factual questions are presented to, and the final judgment is determined by a judge is often referred to as a bench trial. Such trials are available in all cases in which a person's other property rights are at risk. We represent our clients in the investigation, preparation and trial of either type of trial involving bodily injury, wrongful death, doctor & hospital malpractice, property, probate or estate disputes, contract claims, and the defense against state or federal agency enforcement actions.
Defense in Criminal Trials in State Courts
When the state charges a person with a crime, that person's freedom, livelihood and reputation is on the line. While most arrests result from a good-faith belief that a crime was committed, sometimes the police are overzealous, or just plain wrong. A trial in a public courtroom before a judge or a jury in which the facts are presented in a fair and even-handed manner is a constitutional right of every American, and may be the only way for a person to be exonerated. We represent our clients in the investigation, preparation and defense at trial of administrative and judicial proceedings involving charges of DUI, negligent operation, assault, illegal drugs and other crimes. These crimes may include a felony, which is punishable by more than one year in prison, a substantial fine, and probation, a misdemeanor, which is punishable by one year or less in prison, a significant fine, and probation, or a violation, which is punishable by a fine, and loss of certain privileges.
Divorce, Separation and Family Law
The practice of family law is focused upon the legal relationships among family members, including husbands, wives, parents, children, and domestic partners. We provide legal representation in the preparation of cohabitation and pre-marital (pre-nuptial) agreements which are designed to avoid problems in the future. When these relationships lead to chronic disagreements, we provide legal representation in matters which encompass adoption, child custody, parenting rights, domestic violence, divorce, juvenile dependency and delinquency, marital property rights, support obligations, paternity, including the investigation, preparation, negotiation and trial of cases which cannot be resolved by agreement.
We provide representation to clients who have legal issues regarding US citizenship, loss of citizenship, the admission or removal of aliens, obtaining a green card, or temporary entry into the U.S. under a non-immigrant visa. We can also assist clients seeking assistance with asylum, naturalization, denaturalization, deportation or allegations of illegal immigration.
Professional mediation is a type of alternative dispute resolution process which can be used in business, civil, and family disputes.
John Pierce Kalled is the Managing Member of the Kalled Law Offices, PLLC. Mr. Kalled attended college at the University of New Hampshire, receiving a B.A. Degree in 1977, magna cum laude, and was invited to become a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from Albany Law School at Union University, Albany, New York in 1981. Mr. Kalled has been a United States Certificated aviator from 1973 to the present with Commercial Pilot, Airplane, Single/Multi-Engine Land and Instrument ratings, and has been FAR Part 135 certified in the CitationJet.
From 1979 to 1981 Mr. Kalled was a law clerk at the Law Offices of Charles E. Snow, PC, in Albany, New York, a firm concentrating in large scale construction litigation and surety claims consulting. From 1982 to 1992 Mr. Kalled served as an associate in his family's law firm concentrating in medical malpractice, products liability, contract and family litigation. He became the proprietor of that firm in 1992. From 1992 to the present, Mr. Kalled's practice has focused upon aviation, business, contract, family and litigation matters.
Mr. Kalled has served as a member of the Board of Governors of the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association from 1997 to 2002 (Amicus Committee, 1998 to 2005), as the Chairman of the General Aviation Subcommittee, Aviation Litigation Section, of the American Bar Association from 1997 to 2000, and as a Panel Attorney with the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association from 1991 to the present. He is an active memeber of the American Bar Association, the International Transportation Safety Board Bar Association, and the Family Law and Business Law sections of the New Hampshire Bar Association. Mr. Kalled is the author of professional publications, including "49 App. U.S.C. 1471 Civil Penalties: An Alternative or Additional Sanction?" 4th quarter 1997, ABA Aviation Litigation Journal. From 1992 to 1998 Mr. Kalled served as defense counsel in the largest reported civil penalty case brought in New England by the FAA and U.S. Justice Department.
Mr. Kalled is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, 1993, United States Court of Appeals, First (1985), Federal (1990), & DC (1998) Circuits, United States Court of Federal Claims, 1990, United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, 1982, New Hampshire Bar, 1982 and the District of Columbia Bar, 1998.
Mr. Kalled is the recipient of the Presidents Award, New Hampshire Bar Association for distinguished service on the New Hampshire Bar Association Special Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure, and is honorably rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Kalled served honorably with the 363rd Combat Group, 9th Air Force, USAF, from 1972 to 1976.
Practice Areas: Aircraft Transactions & Litigation; Business Law; Family Law; Civil & Criminal Trial Practice
Admitted: 1982, New Hampshire and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1990, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court; 1998, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. & Federal Circuits
Law School: Albany Law School, J.D.
College: University of New Hampshire, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1977, Phi Beta Kappa
Member: New Hampshire Bar; District of Columbia Bar
Born: Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Military Service: U.S. Air Force, 363rd Combat Group, 9th Air Force, 1972-1976
Albany Law School
Juris Doctorate ,
Miriama Sykorova is an associate attorney at the Kalled Law Offices, PLLC. Ms. Sykorova attended the Faculty of Law at the University of Matej Bel, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, in which she concentrated in Law, International Law, and the Law of the European Union. She received her Masters of Law Degree in 2003. After Ms. Sykorova relocated to the United States in 2004, she attended the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, Massachusetts, and received her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2009.
Before Ms. Sykorova joined the firm in March 2010, she worked with Attorney John V. Fernandes, a practicing attorney and member of the House of Representatives for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, whose law office concentrates in criminal law, business services, civil litigation and personal injury.
Ms. Sykorova is a member of the bar of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bar.
Ms. Sykorova is fluent in English, Czech, and Slovak languages.
Practice Areas: Aviation and Aerospace; Business Law; Family Law; Immigration and Naturalization
Admitted: 2009 Massachusetts, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2011 New Hampshire, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Member: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States District Court, Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire
Languages: English, Czech, and Slovak
Massachusetts School of Law
Juris Doctorate ,