Donald F. Whittum Law Office, PLLC

About Us

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Don Whittum is a New Hampshire native. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Political Science. Mr. Whittum served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1961. He is a 1964 graduate of Boston University School of Law (LL.B.). In 1965, Mr. Whittum moved to Rochester, with his wife, Sylvia, and began practicing law with the firm of Cooper, Hall and Walker. In January 2010, Attorney Whittum established his own practice. Don and Sylvia live on a small farm in Farmington, NH. They have three adult children and one granddaughter.


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Barbara Potvin is a native to Rochester, New Hampshire. She is a graduate of Spaulding High School and has attained an Associate degree in Business from McIntosh College in Dover, New Hampshire, with a focus on Accounting. She has worked in accounting since 1990. Since 2005, she has provided assistance to Attorney Carl W. Potvin, with whom Don Whittum shares his offices, in matters of Bankruptcy, Family Law, Office Administration and Bookkeeping. Barbara lives in Rochester with her husband and four children.


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Nancy Lebrecque has over 25 years of experience in the legal profession. She is a native of Rochester, New Hampshire, and a Spaulding High School graduate. Nancy has obtained an executive secretarial certificate, with legal specialization, from Burdett College in Boston, Massachusetts. She provides assistance to Attorneys Whittum and Potvin in matters of Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Landlord/Tenant issues.

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Julie Cope has been employed in the legal field for 27 years. She is a resident of Rochester, New Hampshire, and a graduate of Nute High School. Julie has acquired a secretarial certificate from McIntosh College. She assists Attorney Whittum in the matters of Litigation, Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury.


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Justice is the office cat. He was adopted by Barbara from the local animal shelter and assists office staff through companionship and with public relations. He is our newest staff member and will grow on clients just has he has grown on us.