Mark H Tay

Attorny Mark H. Tay in his law office at Tay & Tay

Bar Admissions: 1981, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts; 1982, New Hampshire Supreme Court, US District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Education: Boston University School of Law, LLM; Suffolk University Law School, JD; University of Pennsylvania, BA (cum laude); Phillips Academy, Andover.

 

Professional: New Hampshire Bar Association; Lawrence, Massachusetts Bar Association; Chairman, State of New Hampshire, Board of Manufactured Housing; Network of Manufactured Housing Attorneys (for attorneys concentrating in Manufactured Housing/ Land-Lease Community Issues); Vice-President New Hampshire Manufactured and Modular Housing Association; past member and New Hampshire legislative coordinator of New England Manufactured Housing Association; past service on various legislative committees includes Affordable Housing Commission; Chairman, Legislative Study Committee for Abandoned Manufactured Housing; Juvenile Justice Commission; Continuing Legal Education Lecturer re: Residential Housing Issues.

Community and Personal: Berwick Academy, South Berwick, ME: Trustee, 2002-2013; President, Board of Trustees, 2008-2013; conferred Trustee Emeritus status, April, 2014; Trustee (third term 2015—2020); former Class Head Agent, Phillips Academy, Andover; 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do; former Trustee of the Merrimack Valley Musicians Union.

He is a two-time recipient of the Extra-Mile Award, an annual honor conferred by the New Hampshire Manufactured and Modular Housing Association for exemplary service to that segment of the housing industry.

Herman S Tay

1915-1947

Herman S. Tay was raised in Chelsea, Massachusetts and educated in the public schools. Upon graduation from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1915 and began his practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He practiced law for the next 32 years until his death. He raised his family in Lawrence, Massachusetts.  During his professional life, he had a varied and busy practice. He  frequently offered  his services without charge during the Great Depression in an era before the advent of legal assistance groups,  recognizing his civic responsibility during difficult economic times.

Bernard J Tay

1953-2011

Bernard J. Tay grew up in Lawrence, Massachusetts and was educated in the Lawrence public school system, attended Calvin Coolidge College and earned his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. He became a member of the Massachusetts Bar in 1953 while serving in the Army during the Korean War. Upon discharge from the Army he opened an office in Lawrence, Massachusetts where he practiced until his retirement. In 1981 he was joined in practice by his son, Mark H. Tay. Bernard concentrated his practice in Personal Injury matters, while Mark assumed the criminal, civil and domestic caseload. In an effort to better serve clients who had relocated to New Hampshire, a second office was opened and has remained at its present location in Exeter, New Hampshire since 1992. While he had retired from practice several years prior to his death, he remained actively involved in the day to day happenings of the office.