The Law Office of Diane M. Chubb, Esq.

Intellectual Property Law For Your 21st Century Business

Jane Elliott Johnson
Practice Manager

Coming to us with more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit and office administration, Jane serves as the Practice Manager for the Chubb Law Group. She is responsible for the daily operations of the firm, including scheduling, invoicing and status checks. She works with the team at the firm and clients to ensure that all deadlines are met and projects are completed to the satisfaction of all parties.

A graduate of Shepherd University and University of Maryland, University College, Jane holds a Master of Science degree in Health Care Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, and is a licensed nursing home administrator in Massachusetts and Maryland. Prior to working at the firm, she spent more than 15 years in the nonprofit and healthcare industry as a Nursing Home Administrator. Her work ensured the smooth operations of a facility in complex environments that combined the challenging areas of patient care, medical billing, human resources and facilities management.

Today, tasked with the responsibility of firm operations, Jane’s role is vital in ensuring that client needs are met in the most efficient and comprehensive manner possible. She often acts as the face of the firm, interfacing with both clients and third parties to facilitate the resolution of client projects and promotion of the firm in the local area. Jane consistently shows an unflapping ability and flexibility in wearing the many hats needed to keep our small, niche firm running smoothly and with distinction.

Nicole A. Lafond

Nicole is a 2021 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, with a double major in Psychology and Justice Studies. She spent the summer following graduation traveling across the country, enjoying the many sights and culinary experiences along the way. With a significant amount of research and writing experience through her undergraduate studies, she joins our team as a paralegal. She plans on pursuing law school in hopes of specializing in IP and trademark law.

Riley Espat


Riley is a Phi Beta Kappa senior at the University of New Hampshire dual majoring in Political Science and Justice Studies with minors in Forensics, Sociology, and Security Studies. Currently, Riley is serving as the President of the Pre-Law Society with nearly 50 undergraduate members. Riley has a passion for traveling and sports such as jet skiing and snowboarding. She enjoys cooking as well. After she graduates in May 2022, Riley plans on completing a Master’s in Justice Studies before pursuing law school.