Thomas R. Hanna

Thomas R. Hanna

Experienced New Hampshire Land Use & Real Estate Attorney

Firm Overview

What can you expect from a Keene zoning, real estate & land use lawyer with more than 32 years of experience?
Professionalism and a high level of knowledge and skill. Thomas R. Hanna works his hardest to resolve your legal matters in the most effective, cost-efficient manner. With our reputation for honesty and integrity, we've earned a BV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, for professionalism and ethics.

We strive to provide each of you with personal attention from your initial consultation through the conclusion of your case. Our goal is to resolve your legal matter in a way that is consistent with your goals. We provide prompt and diligent representation and keep you aware of our progress in your legal matters every step of the way.

Complete solutions for your legal issues in New Hampshire
Because legal issues are often intertwined, we look at the big picture and consider how a legal problem in one area could impact another part of your life. When you work with us, you reap the benefits of our knowledge and experience in the following areas:
-Land development
-Municipal law
-Real estate law
-Estate Planning
-Estate Administration
-Guardianships and Other Probate Matters

Main Office

Main Office
41 School Street
Keene NH 03431





Estate Planning

Real Estate Law Firm in New Hampshire

Experienced Keene real estate lawyers
At Thomas R. Hanna, we apply our extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 30 years of experience in real estate law, we can help you with:
-Residential home sales transactions
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Homeowners associations
-Condominium law
-Landlord-tenant disputes
-Real estate contracts
-Eminent domain
-Zoning, land use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Title disputes

Real estate transaction attorneys
From offer to sale, we handle all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction, so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. We can:
-Draft or review your sales contract
-Negotiate real estate agreements
-Review your lending documents
-Search and clear title
-Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
-Handle land use, zoning and permitting
-Conduct your real estate closing

Real estate litigation attorneys
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. We possess the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiators
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Our effective mediators guide negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

Thomas R. Hanna

Thomas R. Hanna

Practice areas
- Zoning law
- Planning law
- Real Estate law
- Land Development law
Municipal law

-New Hampshire, 1980

-Boston College, J.D., 1980
-Dartmouth College, B.A., 1971

Associations & memberships
-New Hampshire (Board of Governors, 1993-1998) and American Bar Associations

Biographical details
-Member, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, 1979-1980
-Member, Westmoreland Planning Board, 1986-2000
-Trustee, Monadnock Conservancy
-Member, New Hampshire Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee, 1999-2003


Boston College
Juris Doctorate ,

F. Barrett Faulkner

Thomas R. Hanna

Practice areas
- Zoning, planning and land use
- Environmental law
- Estate planning
- Real estate
- Estate administration

-Massachusetts, 2003
-New Hampshire, 2004

-Suffolk University Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2003
-Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1971

Biographical details
-Editor, Journal of High Technology Law, Suffolk University Law School, 2001-2003
-Thirty years of experience in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, and Environmental Analysis


Suffolk University Law School
Juris Doctorate ,