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Attorney Ian R. Reardon – Profile & Experience

Attorney Ian R. Reardon – Profile & Experience

About Ian Reardon

Attorney Ian R. Reardon, Esq.

Ian has dedicated his entire legal career to practicing family law. He obtained his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 2009 but chose to take the New Hampshire Bar Exam in 2012 after selling his software company. Ian’s initial exposure to family law occurred through several pro-bono cases, an experience he found deeply rewarding as he assisted individuals during their most challenging times. With over a decade of expertise in divorce, child custody matters, and various other facets of family law, Ian has skillfully navigated complex cases through both settlements and litigation.

Legal Experience

Schoff & Reardon, Portsmouth NH (2014 – Present)
In 2014, Ian and Attorney Schoff founded Schoff & Reardon, PLLC. Ian’s primarily focus is on divorce and marital matters. He has successfully resolved numerous cases through both settlement and litigation.

Suffolk County District Attorney – Gang Unit
The Gang Violence Unit was tasked with prosecuting known gang crimes in the Boston area. Ian provided assistance to prosecutors preparing for trial.

Wiggins & Nourie PA
Ian was a Summer Associate where he conducted legal research and drafted motions in support of the litigation attorneys.

Prior Experience

MyApartmentMap – Apartment Search (7 years)
Ian was the founder and CEO of MyApartmentMap, an online apartment search engine. He and his team developed applications that enabled renters to search and secure apartments. Ian later sold the company and embarked on his legal career.

Fast Search & Transfer – Microsoft (3 years)
Ian served as a Senior Software Engineer at Fast Search & Transfer (now Microsoft). He played a crucial role in developing search engines used by medical doctors and scientific researchers.

Alstom Signaling – General Electric (3 years)
Ian worked as a Software Engineer, developing train control software that was utilized by some of the largest subway and commuter rail systems in the United States.

Law School & Education

Suffolk University Law School
Ian graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2009. He was on the Dean’s List for several semesters and graduated near the top of his class. Ian’s concentrations were in intellectual property law, including patent law, trademark, and copyright. During law school, Ian worked for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office in the gang violence division. Ian managed to successfully work part-time as a software engineer while handling the rigorous demands of being a full-time law student.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Attorney Reardon is a computer science graduate from Rochester Institute of Technology. With a focus on software engineering, he earned a place on the Dean’s List for several semesters. While attending RIT, Ian also gained valuable real-world experience by working full-time for 2 years on the development of software that controlled subway trains.

Past & Present

Memberships, Associations, and Awards

Attorney Reardon has actively engaged in multiple associations, groups, and volunteer programs during his legal career. This enables him to contribute to the community and discuss current issues with fellow New Hampshire bar members.

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Rockingham County Bar Association (Past Vice President)
  • Carroll County Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars
  • Mentor Program - New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Suffolk University Law School New Hampshire Alumni
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire
  • Top 10 Under 40 - National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys
  • New Hampshire Pro Bono "Honor Roll"
  • Volunteer - Cross Roads House (Portsmouth)
  • Volunteer - New Hampshire SPCA
  • New Hampshire Pro Bono Attorney

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Attorney Reardon has an impressive selection of legal publications and contributions to various legal websites. Furthermore, he has been a featured speaker at numerous events catering to both attorneys and the general public.


New Hampshire Bar News
Understanding AI and ChatGPT – Using it in Practice
Article PDF, Article Source

New Hampshire Bar News
Practitioner Profile: Millennial Engineer Takes a Roundabout Route to the Law
Article PDF, Article Source

Speaking Engagements

A Divorce Attorney’s Guide to Social Media, Email and Smartphone Evidence
National Business Institute – Portland, ME

Newmarket Historical Society
Intellectual Property & Copyright Law

Divorce Litigation From Start to Finish
National Business Institute – Manchester, NH

Advanced Issues in Family and Divorce Law
National Business Institute- Manchester, NH