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Helping Clients in New Hampshire & Maine

If you’re looking for a lawyer, we’re here for you. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is a full-service law firm offering legal help for clients in more than a dozen areas of law. Despite our size, our more than 40 lawyers dedicate themselves to serving each client with a personalized, high-energy, and persistent approach to their case.

Working with a Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. attorney on your case means you can expect clear communication and a team mentality when it comes to your legal representation. We are the local advocates you can turn to when you need an experienced and tenacious lawyer handling your case.

For more information about Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. or our areas of practice, contact us online or call (888) 801-9916.

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Personal Injury

Were you hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful acts? Whether you were hurt at work, in a car, at someone’s place of business, or anywhere else, let our personal injury attorneys at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. hold those responsible accountable for their actions. As our client, you will be treated with respect and compassion as we build a case around the specifics of the incident or circumstances that caused you harm. Successful personal injury claims can result in monetary compensation for physical, emotional, or financial damages incurred as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful act.

Criminal Law

Being charged with a crime can be one of the worst experiences of your life. We understand you may feel lost, uncertain, or fearful of what the future may hold. In our justice system, you are innocent until your accusers can convince a jury of your peers of your guilt. At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., our compassionate criminal law attorneys will work with you to build a personalized defense against your criminal charges. Our criminal defense team includes former prosecutors who argued cases at federal, state, and local levels in Northern New England. Trained as prosecutors, these attorneys have the knowledge necessary to predict and counter your accuser’s arguments to help you gain the best possible outcomes in your case.

Corporate & Business Law

If you’re in charge of a corporation or business, you sit at the intersection where legal, regulatory, and financial issues meet. Handling it all can be made easier by working with a business lawyer from Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. We’ll assist you and your company with matters related to contracts, formation, employment issues, shareholder relations, non-profit organization and governance, copyright matters, licensing, regulatory compliance, and more. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. will handle your business’ legal issues and protect your interests with a results-oriented approach and clear communication.

Divorce & Family Law

Divorce and family matters are those that are often fraught with complexity, emotion, and deeply personal circumstances. We know that if you are challenged by divorce or another family law matter such as child custody, property division, or spousal support, you need legal assistance from an attorney who sees you as a person – not a case number. Our divorce and family law attorneys at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. help clients in New Hampshire and Maine work through their divorce or family law challenge toward gaining the best possible outcome. We believe in approaching your challenge as a team and making sure everything is clearly communicated to you along the way.


If you are a healthcare practitioner or oversee a hospital or group of practicing physicians, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can help. Our attorneys can advise you and your staff about issues concerning employment, contracts, HIPPA and privacy requirements, reporting obligations, structuring your business, licensing, investigating fraud and abuse, and a number of other issues that concern healthcare workers and the industry at large. When you need organizing or protecting your healthcare practice, contact Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. today.

Municipal Law

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.’s lawyers in New Hampshire and Maine can help individuals and businesses protect their interests when they face conflict with planning, zoning, and other municipal boards. You know that real estate and business development makes good sense for your community, and our lawyers can help you present your projects to government entities to help you obtain necessary permits while building lasting connections with your local government.

Real Estate Law

Whether you’re buying or selling real estate, let Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. help you throughout the process. No matter if it’s a residential property or commercial real estate, we can help you finance your project, obtain construction permits and contracts, ensuring compliance with zoning and land use ordinances, lease your property, advocate for tax abatement, and more.

Social Security Disability

If you’re unable to work because of an injury or mental and physical limitations, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can help you or a loved one apply for and social security disability benefits. This financial assistance program is known to involve a long and complex procedure with high rates of denial. Getting a stronger chance of receiving social security disability benefits that will help you thrive requires help for tenacious and experienced lawyers, like ours at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

Call (888) 801-9916 for help now. You can expect clear communication from our attorneys regarding your case, and Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. will work to help you feel empowered by knowing information and options pertinent to your legal matter.

Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve been injured on the job, you know what you’re facing: Physical injury, medical costs, loss of wages, and more. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can help you rest easier despite what happened by helping you receive wage replacement and medical benefits through workers’ compensation insurance. We’ll help you navigate the claim process that’s rife with complexity and regulations that can seem overwhelming or confusing. Our workers’ compensation lawyers will strive to expedite your claim and help you get the most compensation out of it.


Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is considered a serious crime nearly everywhere in the United States, and Northern New England is no exception. If you’re charged with DWI, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can leverage its experience and resources to help you increase your odds of avoiding unfavorable life-altering consequences. Depending upon severity or prior convictions, a single DWI conviction carries serious penalties such as costly fines, incarceration, long-term driver’s license suspensions, and required participation in treatment programs. If you’re been arrested for a DWI, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can help.

Estates, Trusts, & Guardianships

Planning your estate can be a difficult process where legal complexities and emotions collide. Make things easier on yourself by having an elder law and estate planning attorney from Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. walk you through every step of your estate plan. We’ll work with you through difficult issues concerning advance directives, incapacity planning, wills, trusts, and more. Nowhere more do you need a personalized touch than when it comes to planning your estate, and hiring a Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. attorney means benefiting from our dedication to treating each client as an individual. Reach out to us to begin planning your estate today.

Immigration Law

Hopeful migrates, undocumented immigrants, and naturalized citizens need legal advocacy to help them understand the entirety of their rights. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. represents clients who come toe-to-toe with the U.S. government’s recently enacted policies or prohibit migrants from entering the country. Our immigration attorneys will work with clients to ensure they clearly understand, as best as possible, the rights afforded to them, their loved ones, their businesses, and other areas of immigration law. Whether issues concern visas, Green Cards, removal and deportation, or naturalization, we can help.

Employment Law

Whether you are an employee or employer, we can meet your legal needs for a variety of places where the workplace intersects with the law. We represent employees with complaints regarding discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, terminations contrary to public policy, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Corporate and business clients can work with Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. to develop proactive employment law issues, safeguarding trade secrets, assessing regulatory compliance, and defending against legal actions brought by current or former employees.


Whether you need a litigator during a lawsuit or when facing criminal charges, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can be there to prepare for and undergo courtroom disputes. Of course, we’ll take measures to help you avoid a trial if that’s your goal. We can litigate for clients in several areas of civil and criminal law, which includes preparing your case and delivering the best possible effective advocacy. We’ll work with you to gather facts, engage subject matter experts, perform investigations, undergo pretrial research and motion writing, and move on to pretrial preparation and presentation. We can also assist you if you are seeking legal representation during your appeal process.

Mediation & Arbitration

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. will work with clients to help resolve disputes before they ever reach a courtroom. Our lawyers are experienced and skillful mediators who can help you reach satisfactory resolutions with an opposing party. Our fair mediators can help parties negotiate issues in disputes concerning personal injury, business law, divorce, probate and elder law, and real estate.

Corporate Fraud & Internal Investigations

The corporate fraud and internal investigations group of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. regularly conducts internal investigations to seek any breeches in regulatory compliance. Our attorneys also represent corporate directors and officers who face fraud or other criminal accusations. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is prepared to serve individuals, corporate boards, committees, and companies at large operating in any industry.

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.

Real Results for Real People

When You Need to Win, We Won’t Stop Fighting
  • Record-Breaking Defamation Lawsuit $275 Million

    Successfully obtained a record-breaking $275 million jury verdict in a defamation lawsuit.

  • Eight-Figure Medical Malpractice Case $50 Million

    One of our attorneys was selected by a national defense firm to consult with their litigation team on a variety of trial issues in a $50,000,000 medical malpractice case.

  • Wrongful Death Auto Accident $6 Million

    Settlement in an auto accident that led to wrongful death.

  • Sued the FBI for the Death of John McIntyre $3.1 Million

    The suit brought under the Federal Torts Claim act claimed that former FBI Agent John Connolly leaked McIntyre's cooperation to gangster Whitey Bulger, resulting in McIntyre's execution.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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