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Nicholas K. Holmes

  • Law Office of Nicholas K. Holmes, PLLC
  • 131 N. State St., #7
  • Concord, New Hampshire 03301


  • Undergraduate: BA, Magna Cum Laude Cornell University 1981
  • Law School: JD University of Wisconsin 1984

Professional Activities

Governing Committee, ABA Forum on Construction Law (2017-2020).

Chair of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Division 1 (Litigation and Dispute Resolution) (2014 – 2016).

Chair of the ABA Forum on Construction Law Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (2019 to 2023).

Member of the American Arbitration Association’s Panel of Construction Arbitrators.

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Holmes, Nicholas K. and Christopher Hawkins, “Changes Resulting From Breach of Implied Warranties, Misrepresentation, and Nondisclosure of Superior Knowledge.”   Chapter 7 in Construction Change Order Claims, 3d Ed.  (Michael Callahan, Editor)  New York, N.Y. Wolters Kluwer, 2019.

“The Art of Advocacy in Mediation.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, New York, NY (August 2017).

“The 2010 Amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Nashville, Tennessee (November 2010).

“BIM: Addressing the Legal Issues,” Boston, Massachusetts (October 2010).

“The Nuts and Bolts of Expert Selection and Observing the Ethical Line Associated With the Preparation and Review of Expert Reports,” Fall Meeting of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Miami Beach, FL (September 2010).

“The Role of the Forensic Engineering Expert,” Park City, Utah (August, 2007).

“The Importance of Documentation by the Project Team – A Litigator’s Perspective,” Toronto, CA (September 2005).

“The Role of the Contract in a Successful Construction Project,” Denver, CO (July, 2005).


Court Admissions

New Hampshire, 1984.

Massachusetts, 2005.

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