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Richard Guerriero

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Richard has been regularly recognized for his legal skills and for his community service:

  • New Hampshire Bar Association -
  • American College of Trial Lawyers. In 2007, Richard was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, which limits its membership to 1% of the lawyers in any state.
  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation - In 2009, the New Hampshire Bar Foundation recognized Richard's public service with the Frank Rowe Kenison Award.
  • New Hampshire and Louisiana Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Richard has been twice recognized as a Champion of Justice. In 2005, the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers bestowed that honor on him. He had previously received the same recognition from the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in 1993.

Richard graduated Magna Cum Laude from Louisiana State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, completing his undergraduate study in three years. He was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He earned his law degree from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1984, where his notes and articles were published in the school’s law review.

Richard began his legal career in 1984 at the Supreme Court of Louisiana, as Law Clerk to Justice James L. Dennis, who was later elevated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. After his clerkship, Richard was in private practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana until 1993. In 1994 Richard came to New Hampshire where he has practiced for three decades. Because of his experience and skill, Richard was selected to serve as the Litigation Director of the New Hampshire Public Defender, coordinating the training and litigation support for 100+ public defenders and 50+ criminal contract attorneys, from 2000 to 2012. Richard left NHPD in 2013 to become partners with fellow former public defender, Ted Lothstein.

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