Lourdes M. Costello
OverviewAdvanced Certified Paralegal
Lourdes works closely with the attorneys in the Family Law Practice Group maintaining general contact with clients, drafting legal documents, correspondence and pleadings, summarizing depositions and interrogatories, assisting clients with drafting of answers for interrogatories and organizing document productions; drafting of detailed financial statements, locating and interviewing witnesses, interacting directly with experts and organizing key documents for expert review, organizing and preparing exhibits for hearings and trial, and attending depositions, mediation, court hearings and trials with the attorney.
Divorce and Family Law
Lourdes has more than twenty years of experience working as a paralegal and received her paralegal certification through the National Association of Legal Assistants’ Paralegal Certification program, a credential which has been recognized by the American Bar Association as a designation which marks a high level of professional achievement. Lourdes is also a Notary Public and Justice of the Peace in the State of New Hampshire.
Lourdes is a keen reader of all genres of fiction. She loves to cook and is well known for her passion for cooking gourmet meals. Lourdes enjoys hiking in the White Mountains and traveling with her husband. Her latest adventures include a family vacation in Disneyworld, a cruise to Bermuda and a jaunt through Ireland. In her spare time she enjoys knitting, cross stitching, weaving and quilting.
Lourdes prides herself on her attention to detail. She is known for her organization skills and efficiency in completing tasks. She is able to work independently, is flexible and works together effectively as a team player.
Professional and Community Involvement
- National Association of Legal Assistants
- Paralegal Association of New Hampshire