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DWI, superior and district court cases, domestic violence, habitual offender, all motor vehicle/license cases, felonies, misdemeanors and violations, as well as divorce/domestic relations are the areas of practice for Attorney Albert Hansen.  Al Hansen is a 1991 graduate of Bates College, followed by a law degree from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.  He is licensed by exam in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.Previously, Al worked as an assistant county attorney prosecuting cases for the government.  He now represents individuals as a criminal defense attorney and family law attorney in both New Hampshire and Maine.  Al has extensive courtroom experience with numerous jury trials under his belt.  He is a member of the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the NH Bar Association Family Law Section.  Al brings a broad level of experience to his firm, representing individuals and families in criminal, juvenile, and family law matters since 1997.  Attorney Hansen lives near Manchester with his wife and daughter.  In addition to spending time with family, Al enjoys skiing, cycling, and backpacking.  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 all cases he handles. 


Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
    19 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    19 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    19 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 25%
    19 years



Hourly ($80-250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Louis Ward

    I have witnessed Al work extremely hard for his clients. He always goes the extra mile for his clients to get them the best result possible. I recommend him to anyone in need of a criminal attorney.


    John Ward Social security Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Bosen & Associates, PLLC

266 Middle Street
Portsmouth, NH, 03801


NHAuthorized to practice law199707/05/2011
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingTony Corroto Enterprises, LLC2015
Best Law FirmSeacoast Media Group Readers' Choice Award2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBosen & Associates, PLLC2013 - Present
AttorneyNormand & Associates, PA2009 - 2013
AttorneyFamily Legal Services2007 - 2009
AttorneyHansen Law Office1999 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyRockingham County Attorney's Office1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2015 - Present
Maine Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
New Hampshire Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2001 - Present
New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2001 - Present
NH Bar Reduced Fee & Pro Bono ProgramMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. S.P.All charges dismissed.
State v. P.K.Original charge nol-prossed in exchange for plea to violation level License Required
In the Matter of Valentina Conant and William Faller, 2014-067 (N.H. Supreme Ct.)Affirmed in part and reversed in part
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Hampshire Bar NewsNH Supreme Court At-a-Glance October 20142014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Bates CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991