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Maureen Raiche Manning

About me

Maureen did her undergraduate studies at UNH – Durham and earned her law degree from UNH School of Law in 1986. Maureen is a frequent guest speaker at legal education programs where she instructs other attorneys in trial, advocacy, and settlement skills.

At age 19, Maureen was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives where she served for six years on the Judiciary Committee. She remains the youngest woman ever elected to a seat in the state legislature. Maureen was appointed by Governor Jeanne Shaheen to serve as a Commissioner on the New Hampshire Human Rights Commission from 1997 to 2004. Maureen is a founding member of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and served as its first President, and served as Chair of the New Hampshire Women's Lobby. She has served on the Board of Governors of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the New Hampshire Bar Foundation.

Maureen was recognized by the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Gender Equality Committee with their Annual Award. She received the Board of Governors’ Award from the New Hampshire Association for Justice for excellent advocacy at the New Hampshire legislature, has recently served as President, and continues on the Board of the association.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 25%
    30 years, 500 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    30 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 15%
    30 years, 500 cases
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    30 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 35%
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Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman

87 Middle Street
Manchester, NH, 03101


NHAuthorized to practice law198601/25/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board of Governors AwardNew Hampshire Association for Justice2008
Trailblazer in the Law AwardNew Hampshire Women's Bar Association2008
Philip S. Holman Gender Equality AwardNew Hampshire Bar Association2005
Hillary Rodham Clinton AwardManchester City Democrats2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorLaw Office of Manning & Zimmerman, PLLC2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Hampshire Association for JusticeBoard Member2007 - Present
New Hampshire Women's Bar AssociationPast President1998 - Present
New Hampshire Bar AssociationFormer Board of GovernorsN/A
New Hampshire Association for JusticePast President2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kenison vs Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center2 million dollar verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Hampshire Bar JournalWomen Attorneys in New Hampshire: A Changing Perspective2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New Hampshire School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLEEffective Client Intake2013
CLEMaintaining a Small or Solo Lawfirm2009
CLEClosing Arguments2007
CLEWorkers' Compensation LawN/A