Paul L. Normandin, Retired
Following an active and distinguished practice of more than 50 years, Paul Normandin retired from Normandin, Cheney and O'Neil, PLLC. Paul is the son of "F.E." Normandin who founded the firm in 1914. After graduating in 1952 from the University of New Hampshire, he received his LLB in 1955 from Boston University School of Law. He was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar in August of that year and immediately joined the firm then consisting of his father, his cousins, F.A. Normandin and A. Gerard O'Neil, Sr., and Attorney Tom Cheney.
Paul served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire from 1961 to 1965. After an active trial practice, he focused his practice for more than 25 years in the areas of probate, estate planning, real estate law, business planning and banking.
Paul served on the Laconia City Council and two terms in the N.H. legislature as a member of the Judiciary Committees. He was elected a delegate pledged to President Kennedy at the 1960 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. Paul is a Fellow of the N.H. Bar Foundation. He served for 17 years as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Laconia Savings Bank and presently is a member of the Bank's Senior Directors Advisory Board. He is president of the Laconia Historical Museum Society and served as a member of the Gunstock Area Commission for 11 years. He served as president of the Belknap County Bar Association and is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the New Hampshire Bar. He is a recipient of the Laconia Chamber of Commerce coveted Jim Irwin Community Recognition Service Award.
Paul lives with his wife, Linda, in Laconia, New Hampshire.