Attorneys Representing Clients In

New Hampshire And Massachusetts

Barry M. Scotch

  • Partner


Manchester, NH





Barry practices in various areas of civil law with emphasis in litigation, insurance and personal injury law. He earned his B.A. from Columbia College of Columbia University and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School. Barry is a member of the American and New Hampshire Associations for Justice and the Defense Research Institute. He is past chair of the NH Bar's Committee on Cooperation with other Professions, and is presently a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, the Dispute Resolution Committee and the NH Supreme Court's Minimum Continuing Education Board, as well as the Hearings Committee of the Attorney Discipline System. Barry has chaired and served as a panelist for numerous CLEs over the years.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1965
  • New Jersey, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1964
  • Columbia College of Columbia, New York, New York
    • A.B. - 1961
    • Major: U.S. History

Representative Cases

  • Kassel v Gannett Company, 875 F.2d 935, 1989, 1st Circuit
  • Gergeron v State Farm, 145 NH 391, 2000, NH Supreme Court
  • Cadle v Bourgeois, 149 NH 410, 2003, NH Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Past Chair, Cooperation with Other Professions Committee
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Manchester Bar Association