A native of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, Dorcas Gordon joined the Wescott Law office in 2003. Dorcas is admitted to practice in the Courts of the State of New Hampshire and the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. She earned her BA in English from Boston College and her JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Dorcas is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, and from 2005 to 2010 served as Belknap County’s elected representative to the New Hampshire Bar Association Board of Bar Governors. Dorcas is involved with numerous volunteer and civic organizations and efforts within her community in the Newfound Lake Region, and currently serves on the Town of Bristol‘s Historic District Commission and Kelley Park Committee. She served as an elected member of the Town’s Budget Committee from 2004-2013 and in 2014 spearheaded a community-wide effort to refurbish the Town of Bristol’s Kelley Park playground. She currently serves on the Board of the Slim Baker Foundation for outdoor education, is a past Board member of the Mayhew program, an organization that works with at risk New Hampshire boys, and volunteers as an interviewer for the St. Paul’s School Advanced Studies Program. Dorcas also currently serves as a Corporator of Franklin Savings Bank.
When away from work, Dorcas enjoys spending time with family including her husband, Michael Dineen, and children, Henry and Celia.
Dorcas maintains a general practice, but primarily assists clients in the areas of estate planning, probate, real estate and civil litigation. While primarily at the Laconia office, Dorcas sees clients by appointment in Bristol, which may be arranged by calling the firm’s main line of (603) 524-2166, and speaking with Dorcas directly.