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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    11 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 15%
    11 years
  3. Juvenile: 5%
    11 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    9 years
  5. Civil Rights: 5%
    9 years



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Amy B. McGarry

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is knowledgeable, conscientious and a fighter for his clients.


    Amy McGarry Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edmund R. Folsom

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris Nielsen is a conscientious attorney who works hard to achieve good outcomes for his clients.


    Edmund Folsom Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Nielsen Group

5 Alfred Street., Suite 202
P.O. Box 351
Biddeford, ME, 04005-0351


MEAuthorized to practice law200409/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in ME, 2010


    A reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

    Chris’s comment: “What can I say, sometimes I'm an animal.”

Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Nielsen Group2010 - 2014
PartnerNielsen & Bly2005 - 2010
Student AttorneyUniversity of Maine School Of Law2004 - 2004
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of James L. Auddifred2002 - 2004
ClerkThe New York State Senate2001 - 2001
ClerkClinton County District Attorney's Office2000 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maine Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
York County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cumberland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
State University of New York, College at PlattsburghN/AN/A2001