W. John Deachman

W. John Deachman

Managing Partner
Manchester, New Hampshire
800-431-7198 (Toll free)

Attorney John Deachman is the Managing Partner of the firm. He is admitted to practice in the states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire, Attorney Deachman obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, Massachusetts. While in law school, Attorney Deachman served as Production Editor for the law review and participated on the school’s trial competition team.

Attorney Deachman's practice consists of business law and commercial real estate development. He has extensive experience in complex real estate conveyance and represents dozens of real estate development companies and other businesses. Attorney Deachman also has a busy estate planning practice and in 2011 was recognized as one of New Hampshire's top ten wealth planning professionals. He has also been recognized by Super Lawyers as a rising star and by American Registry as "One of New England’s Outstanding Young Lawyers."

In addition to practicing law, Attorney Deachman has served on the board of a number of non-profit companies including the Manchester City Library Foundation, the Middle Eastern Veterans Memorial Council, and the New Thalian Players. Recently, Attorney Deachman concluded an invitational term on Comcast's Customer Advisory Board.

Attorney Deachman lives in Bedford with his wife and two children. In addition to spending time with his family, he also enjoys playing golf and sailing.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Real Estate
  • 25% Business Law
  • 25% Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2007


  • Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 1992

Representative Clients

  • Anagnost Companies
  • FDIC
  • Fannie Mae
  • USDA

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011
  • NH Magazine Top 10 Wealth Manager, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Hampshire Bar, Member, 2001 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Kelley & Tilsley, P.A., Associate Lawyer, 2000 - 2003