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Donald L. Blaszka Jr.

Donald L. Blaszka Jr.

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Donald L. Blaszka, Jr. focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal defense/motor vehicle matters, DWI/DUI cases and business matters in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  Don is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and United States District Court of New Hampshire. 


 


Don grew up in Southern New Hampshire and attended St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts.  Don graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Government in 1996 and received his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1999. 


 


Don also has been an Instuctor at Franklin Pierce University since 2001 teaching Criminal Law, Courts and Criminal Procedure, Tort Law, Litigation, Business Law and Legal Writing & Analysis.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    16 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

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    Don is the epitome of the gentleman lawyer. He has earned the respect of the bar and the bench and treats his clients with the utmost respect. His experience as as prosecutor and defense attorney help him achieve awesome results for his clients. I would without hesitation recommend him to anyone in New Hampshire or Massachusetts, knowing the client would both be treated well and well-represented.

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    Robin Melone Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jerome Blanchard

    Don is a talented, hard working, and effective attorney. I worked with Don for several years, and know that he is well respected by law enforcement and the judiciary. Don has the talent, personality and contacts to resolve your case with the most favorable outcome. I endorse Don without reservation.

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    Jerome Blanchard Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Germaine & Blaszka, P.A.

23 Birch Street
Derry, NH, 03038-2119

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NHAuthorized to practice law200007/13/2010
MAActive199904/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, GraduateTony Corroto Enterprises, LLC2015
DUI Defense Winter Session, GraduateNational College for DUI Defense2015
Mastering Scientific Evidence, GraduateNational College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2015
Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar, GraduateNational College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2014
Mastering Scientific Evidence, GraduateNational College for DUI Defense & Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2013
NHTSA, Field Sobriety Testing and "ARIDE" Seminar, GraduateNew Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Anthony Palacios2011
DUI Defense Summer Session, Graduate, Harvard Law SchoolNational College for DUI Defense2006
NHTSA/US DOT Standard Field Sobriety Testing PractitionerC.E.S. Consulting, Inc.2006
Evidentiary Breath Alcohol TechnicianIndustrial Training & Design Ltd2006
Trial Advocacy I, National Advocacy Center, GraduateNational District Attorneys Association2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGermaine & Blaszka, P.A.2008 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Chaz R. Fisher, Inc.2005 - 2008
Faculty MemberFranklin Pierce University2001 - Present
Assistant County AttorneyRockingham County Attorney's Office2000 - 2005
Associate AttorneyBletzer & Bletzer, P.C.1999 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Pack 98, Derry, NHPack Committee Chairman2011 - Present
Yankee Clipper Council, BSABoard Member2011 - Present
Rockingham County Bar AssociationBoard Member2010 - Present
Rockingham County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Greater Salem Bar AssociationPresident2007 - 2009
New Hampshire Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2005 - Present
New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
The Lone Tree Spirit Foundation, Inc. - Chairman: 2007-2009Board Member2004 - Present
New Hampshire Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Troop 1, BSA, Haverhill, MATroop Committee Member1995 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of New Hampshire v. N.S.Case dismissed at conclusion of State's evidence
State of New Hampshire v. A.Z.Not guilty after Trial
State of New Hampshire v. R.B.Case dismissed after State's case (before defense witnesses had to testify)

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJ.D.1999
Lehigh UniversityHistory and GovernmentB.A.1996
St. John's Preparatory SchoolN/AN/A1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Sandown Police Department Gun Safety and Law SeminarLaws of Self Defense and Property; Concealed Weapon Permit Law2011
Atkinson Police Department Gun Safety CourseLaws of Self Defense, Defense of Property and Premises - Use of Non-Deadly vs. Deadly Force2011
Hampstead Police Department TrainingNew Hampshire Law Update and Rules of Evidence2010
Hampstead Police Department TrainingSearch & Seizure Law and Motor Vehicle Laws2009
Windham Police Department TrainingDWI Law and Field Sobriety Tests2008
Hampstead Police Department TrainingSearch & Seizure2008
Epping Police Department TrainingSearch & Seizure - Motor Vehicle2007
New Hampshire Police AcademyArrest Warrants, Search Warrants & Complaints2004
New Hampshire Police AcademyLaws of Arrest2004
New Hampshire Police AcademyDWI and Administrative License Suspension Laws2004
New Hampshire Police AcademyArrest Warrants, Search Warrants & Complaints2003