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Manchester Criminal Defense Attorneys

Giving New Hampshire Residents a Strong Fighting Chance

Criminal charges can be terrifying, especially when the prosecution is trying to make an example out of you. It may feel as though your reputation, relationships, freedom, and even future are being put on the line without any regard to you—sadly, this is true for many criminal cases. At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., we will work to ensure you have a strong fighting chance and that your humanity is not overlooked by the judge and jury.

Our nationally recognized defense lawyers truly care about our clients. Should you hire us, we will devote time to getting to know you so that we can best serve you. For instance, not only will this create a strong attorney-client relationship, but we can also use your background to bolster your chances of success in court. Our tailored defense strategies have resulted in reduced or dropped charges for many state residents over the past 40 years. Let our skilled team fight for you.

Get started today with a free consultation—call a Manchester criminal defense lawyer at (603) 635-4099.

Types of Criminal Charges We Defend Against

Our Manchester attorney team is prepared to take on a range of criminal cases, including but not limited to the following charges:

  • Assault and battery
  • Child pornography
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug crimes
  • Federal crimes
  • Impaired driving (OUI)
  • Internet crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Sex offenses
  • Theft crimes
  • White-collar crimes

If you have been charged with a serious crime, it is crucial that you have a seasoned criminal defense attorney on your side. From reduced job and housing opportunities to strained personal relationships, to social stigma, to the emotional and mental hardship of incarceration, the consequences of conviction can easily last a lifetime. Do not settle for less when it comes to protecting your future.

A Thorough, Tailored Approach to Criminal Defense

In each criminal defense case we take on, we leverage our experience as former prosecutors to predict which strategies the prosecution is likely to use. We then utilize this insight to tailor our defense strategy, doubling down on its strengths and mitigating its weaknesses.

We will also work to uncover any errors made by the prosecution or law enforcement officers, such as with scientific testing, due process, search and seizure, and the reading of your Miranda rights. A minor error could result in a dropped charge or reduced penalty.

Work with Trusted Legal Advocates

At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., our attorney team will fight to achieve the best possible results for you and your future. We know that trust and communication are integral to criminal defense cases, which is why we take an honest approach to legal counsel: We will remain candid about your chances of success without compromising compassion. With our defense team, you can rest assured that we will fight with your best interests at heart.

Contact us online to schedule a free, no-obligation case review with a Manchester criminal defense lawyer.

Our Clients Come First. Always.

Hear From Clients Like You
  • “I would like to thank the Law Firm of Shaheen and Gordon, specifically Attorney O’Connor and Paralegal Chilton.”

    - Rob E.
  • “I wish you had been on my side in 1996, my life would have turned out significantly different.”

    - Theodore W.
  • “She was professional, thoughtful, and kept in constant contact throughout the litigation process.”

    - Tom R.
  • “I will and have already told anyone we know in need of a lawyer to go to Shaheen & Gordon.”

    - Betsy W.
  • “He spent a long time on the phone with me and was very honest and up front about the costs of service. It was nice to finally get some assistance with the questions I had.”

    - Vanessa L.
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Real Results for Real People

When You Need to Win, We Won’t Stop Fighting
  • Wrongful Death Auto Accident $6 Million

    Settlement in an auto accident that led to wrongful death.

  • Auto Accident Led to Wrongful Death $2.8 Million

    Settlement in an auto accident that led to wrongful death.

  • Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million

    D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.

  • Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million

    Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.

  • Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million

    A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.

  • Car Strikes & Injures Motorcycle Passenger $1.25 Million

    Car runs a stop sign and strikes motorcycle on which plaintiff is riding as a passenger causing serious, permanent injuries.

  • Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million

    Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.

  • Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million

    Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.

  • Settlement of Estate of Worker Killed by Electrocution $1.225 Million

    Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.

  • Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million

    A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.

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A Unique Approach to Serving Clients

  • Committed to Your Peace of Mind
  • A Record of Achievement
  • Connected to Our Community
  • Unique Legal Experience
  • Fearless Legal Advocacy
  • Client-Centered Approach

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