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Timothy H. Barnes

  • Partner


Haverhill, MA





Timothy H. Barnes, Esquire graduated from SUNY Cortland in 1983 and New England School of Law in 1986. Attorney Barnes is a member of the Massachusetts, New York and United States Federal Courts. Attorney Barnes is an experienced civil trial attorney. Attorney Barnes is experienced in the areas of Estate & Medicaid Planning. Attorney Barnes has been a featured speaker in numerous legal seminars on Estate & Medicaid planning. Since 1990, Attorney Barnes has been teaching Business Law at Northern Essex Community College.

Attorney Barnes is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Haverhill Credit Union. Attorney Barnes is a founder and former member of the Board of Directors of Rebuilding Together-Haverhill Inc. (formerly Christmas In April - Haverhill, Inc.) and past President of the Boston Baptist Social Union.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation (Business, Construction, Landlord-Tenant) 70%
  • Elder Law / Estate Planning 30%

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1987


  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1986
  • State University of New York, Cortland, New York
    • B.A. - 1983

Published Works

  • Probate Process From Start to Finish (First Steps), NBI, INC, June, 2016
  • Probate Boot Camp (First Steps), NBI, INC, December 7, 2016

Representative Cases

  • Tedeschi vs. Reardon, 5 F. Supp. 2d 40, 1998, 1998111965


  • Featured Speaker, Various Probate Seminars, NBI, 2015 to 2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Northern Essex Community College, 1990 to Present

Honors and Awards

  • NISOD teaching Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Haverhill Credit Union, former member, Board of Directors
  • Christmas in April - Haverhill, Inc., founder and former member, Board of Directors
  • Boston Baptist Social Union, Past President

Past Employment Positions

  • Phillips, Gerstein, Holber, LaFlamme, Migliori and Barron, Associate, 1989 to 1995
  • Law Offices of William Gleed, Associate, 1986 to 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Founder of Rebuilding Together Haverhill, INC (and former member of Board of Directors), 1992 to 2006
  • Board of Directors - Haverhill Credit Union, 1989 to 2001

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