Jeanne M. Kincaid


603.433.3317 Ext. 203
603.433.5384 Fax

100 International Drive, Suite 340
Portsmouth, NH 03801-6891

Assistant: Paula Foley


  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1982
  • Trenton State College, B.A., 1975


  • New Hampshire
  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


  • Maine State Bar Association
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
  • New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys
  • New Hampshire Bar Association

Jeanne Kincaid is a nationally known disability lawyer and consultant, representing colleges and universities nationwide and public and independent schools regionally on a host of disability and special education issues, including the physical accessibility requirements imposed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Jeanne has been a special education hearing officer and mediator for the State of New Hampshire, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire's Graduate School of Education, Antioch University and the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center).

Jeanne worked in an advisory capacity with AHEAD, a national organization whose membership consists of higher education staff that coordinate services for students with disabilities. She has held staff attorney positions with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the Oregon Department of Education, and served as a hearing officer for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Education. She has been a contributing author to "Section 504, the ADA and the Schools" and "Disability Compliance for Higher Education."

Jeanne represents institutions of higher education before the Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice. She has an active practice serving in a consulting capacity to the Office of General Counsel for numerous private universities throughout the country. An engaging presenter whose improvisational comedic background affords participants a unique approach to understanding complex legal issues, Jeanne has shared her expertise in dynamic presentations on hundreds of campuses from coast to coast.


  • Martindale Hubbell, BV Distinguished


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