MANCHESTER, NH – William E. Christie, a partner with Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., was honored
at the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s recent McIntyre-Shaheen
Dinner with the Dunfey-Kanteres Award for his long-time work on behalf
of the party.
The award is named for Walter J. Dunfey and E. Leo Kanteres, who are credited
with helping shape and strengthen the state’s Democratic Party.
“I am certainly honored to receive this award dedicated to two people
who were so committed to making sure the people of New Hampshire were
represented properly at every level of government,” Christie says.
Christie is a past recipient of the Bill of Rights Award from The New Hampshire
Civil Liberties Union and the Granite Justice Award from the New Hampshire
Democratic Party. He has served as an officer and legal counsel for the
New Hampshire Democratic Party.
The Concord resident has successfully litigated claims against the State
of New Hampshire in the areas of Election Law and First Amendment Law
and twice, in 2014 and 2016, convinced the New Hampshire Superior Court
to extend Election Day polling hours in order to protect the right to
vote. He also successfully challenged a law that put out-of-state students
attending school in New Hampshire at risk of not being able to vote.
“When students vote in New Hampshire, it’s because of the work
Bill Christie does,” says Ray Buckley, Chair of the New Hampshire
“Bill’s commitment to free speech and the rights of voters
is unquestioned,” says Michael Noonan, President and Managing Director
of Shaheen & Gordon. “This a well-deserved honor for someone
who has a passion and the ability to help make sure all people have a
About Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.
Founded in 1981, Shaheen & Gordon has a team of more than 35 attorneys,
earning statewide, regional, and national accolades for our legal work
throughout New England. Our firm’s practice covers a wide range
of individual, business and corporate legal services, including Personal
Injury, Criminal & DWI/DUI Defense, Divorce & Family Law, Elder
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