Attorney Olson devotes his practice exclusively to criminal defense in the state of New Hampshire, with a strong emphasis on both the pre-trial motion phase and the trial phase of legal advocacy. During his career, he has handled and tried a wide range of criminal cases in New Hampshire. His trial experience, along with a personal commitment to his clients, combine to offer the prospective client competent representation in a supportive, hands-on environment. As a criminal defense lawyer, his philosophy is grounded in the strong belief that his clients should be fully informed about every aspect of their case as it progresses.
An experienced and successful criminal defense attorney since 1990. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin Law School, Attorney Olson joined the New Hampshire Public Defender Program as a staff attorney in the Concord office in September 1990. In October 1992, Attorney Olson was named the managing attorney of the Laconia office of the NH Public Defender, which included supervision of three other attorneys. Three years later, in October 1995, Attorney Olson relocated to the Littleton office of the NH Public Defender, where he represented defendants throughout the North Country. In January 2000, Attorney Olson joined the Appellate Defender Program at Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH. During his twenty months as an assistant appellate defender, Attorney Olson briefed and argued over 30 cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
After 14 years of practice with the NH Public Defender Program, Attorney Olson entered private practice, where his practice is limited to criminal defense of individuals at all court levels in the State of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire - 1990
University of Wisconsin - Madison, J.D. 1990
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor's 1986, major: Mathematics
New Hampshire Bar Association; New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
|Criminal Defense Attorney||Law Office of Carl D. Olson||2004 - Present|
|Assistant Appellate Attorney||Appellate Defender Program at Franklin Pierce Law Center||2000 - 2004|
|Attorney||Littleton office of the NH Public Defender||1995 - 2000|
|Managing Attorney||Laconia Office of the NH Public Defender||1992 - 1995|
|Staff Attorney||New Hampshire Public Defender Program||1990 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Hampshire Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.||N/A||N/A|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor's 1986, major: Mathematics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1990|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison, J.D. 1990||N/A||N/A|
|Reported Cases State v. Brewster, 147 N.H. 645 (2002);|
|State v. Richard, 147 N.H. 340|
|State v. Lambert, 147 N.H. 295|
|State v. Mckean, 147 N.H. 198|
|State v. Marti, 147 N.H. 168|
|State v. Burr, 147 N.H. 102|
|State v. Pehowic, 147 N.H. 52|
|State v. King, 146 N.H. 717|
|Hammell v. Warden, 146 N.H. 557|
|State v. Bathalon, 146 N.H. 485|
|State v. Douthart, 146 N.H. 445|
|State v. Carter, 146 N.H. 359|
|State v. Sawyer, 145 N.H. 704|
|State v. Timmons, 145 N.H. 149|
|State v. Moses, 143 N.H. 461|
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