New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts
Seacoast Office:
The Gideon Walker House
154 Maplewood Avenue
Post Office Box 6590
Portsmouth, NH 03802
Lakes Region Office:
136 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
Phone: 603-319-1731
Fax: 603-319-1727


About Us

Briana Coakley and Steven F. Hyde attended law school together in the late 1990s and knew then that their future practices would involve a strong commitment to serving the needs of a diverse clientele with focuses on civil litigation, family law, real estate, and alternative dispute resolution.   

After law school, Attorney Coakley joined a mid-sized Portsmouth firm where she served the needs of clients in the areas of Family Law, Personal Injury, ERISA Litigation and general Civil Litigation throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Following law school, Attorney Hyde served the pro bono and low income needs of a diverse clientele in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine before devoting his solo practice to the needs of clients in a wide spectrum of Real Estate related areas, including Landlord and Tenant, Conveyancing, Land Use, Development, and Condominium law. In 2006, Attorney Hyde joined the same Portsmouth firm and Attorneys Coakley and Hyde worked together as associates.

Realizing that a practice, free of high overhead and internal management complexities would allow them to provide more effective, efficient and affordable services to their clients; Attorneys Coakley and Hyde decided that a new venture would best serve their existing and future clients. With that, they opened their current offices at 154 Maplewood Avenue, Portsmouth.

Since then, Coakley & Hyde, PLLC has flourished, serving existing as well as new clients in a diverse practice. Their practice and trial experiences and the support of experienced qualified staff have created a solid, diverse transactional and litigation practice where client claims are prosecuted, defended, and mediated.

The firm serves institutional and individual clients as well as organizations and communities throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts in a broad range of legal matters including, Complex Civil Litigation, Multi-jurisdictional Litigation, Collaborative Divorce, Family Law Mediation and Litigation, Small Business Creation and Representation, Personal Injury, Commercial and Residential Real Estate Conveyancing, Landlord and Tenant Law, Foreclosures, Employment and Labor Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law and Litigation. The firm, through attorneys Coakley and Hyde, actively participates in community initiatives and programs throughout New Hampshire, including but not limited to, the New Hampshire Bar Associationís Law Related Education Programs.



  © 2014, Coakley & Hyde, PLLC, all rights reserved