Attorney Hansen's practice areas include DWI and criminal defense, divorce and family law, as well as civil litigation, including court-approved factoring transactions. He graduated from Bates College in 1991 and Delaware Law School in 1996. He is licensed in NH, ME, and MA. As a former prosecutor and criminal contract attorney for NH and ME, Al has extensive courtroom experience with numerous jury and non-jury trials under his belt. He is a member of the NH, ME, and National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College for DUI Defense, as well as the NH Bar Association's Family Law Section. Over an 18-year career, Attorney Hansen has been compared to a badger by some and to Jimmy Stewart by others. Whether you are facing criminal charges that have placed your reputation and liberty at stake, or whether you are fighting for your property and children after the breakdown of your relationship, Attorney Hansen has the experience and level-headed tenacity to optimize your result, whether by trial or negotiation. Attorney Hansen lives near Portsmouth with his wife and two children. In addition to time spent with family, Al enjoys cycling and skiing. In 1992, Al successfully "through-hiked" the entire length of the 2,157 mile-long Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. He brings a compassionate and energetic approach to each case he handles.