John G. Vanacore Portrait

John G. Vanacore


John G. Vanacore has been practicing law in New Hampshire for over 25 years.

Attorney Vanacore graduated from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1983. He is admitted to practice in the State of New Hampshire, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and the United States Court of Appeals First Circuit. He has represented clients in both civil and criminal trials before the New Hampshire Superior Courts and the U.S. District Court. Attorney Vanacore has argued cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Attorney Vanacore graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York in 1974 earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Engineering. He sailed on U.S. merchant ships from 1974 through 1978 visiting the Far East, India, South and East Africa, the Mediterranean and Northern Europe as well as the inter-coastal United States. He was honorably discharged from the Naval Reserve as a lieutenant.

Natalie J. Friedenthal Portrait

Natalie J. Friedenthal


Natalie J. Friedenthal is an attorney admitted to the Bar of the State of New Hampshire, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. She has been practicing with Vanacore Law Office since 2007. Before that, she worked as a liaison to the Supreme Court of South Korea teaching Korean judges and prosecutors American law and culture.

Attorney Friedenthal graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in New York City and earned a Bachelor’s degree from University of California at Berkeley.

Attorney Friedenthal is also the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for the 157th Air Refueling Wing of the New Hampshire Air National Guard in Portsmouth. She previously completed ten years as an enlisted member of the Air Force which she joined in 1993 before she was commissioned in 2008.

Natalie Friedenthal additionally serves as the Executive Officer to the Air National Guard Assistant to the Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Air Force and provides counsel to the non-profit agency Canine Commitment of New England.

Lianna Pilesky Portrait

Lianna Pilesky


Lianna joined Vanacore Law Office in 2011 as lead paralegal and office manager. She specializes in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, and civil litigation.

Lianna earned an Associates of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies from College of Southern Maryland. She graduated from University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She is a member of the Paralegal Association of New Hampshire and is a Notary Public for the State of New Hampshire.

Lianna lives on a conservation easement in Deering, New Hampshire where she farms Christmas trees and cares for chickens, a pet pig, and a daughter.

Joan O'Connor Portrait

Joan O'Connor

Legal Assistant

Joan has been with Vanacore Law Office since 2010. Her extensive experience as an administrative assistant makes her an essential team member specializing in ordering medical records and working with Medicare and Medicaid to resolve our clients’ liens.

Joan’s outside interest range from being involved in church ministry for over 30 years to pursuing her various hobbies from beading to calligraphy. Joan moved from her hometown in the Boston area to New Hampshire in 2009.

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