Kristine is the Managing Partner at Kristine C. Hanly & Associates, a boutique law firm in Portland, Maine specializing in Criminal and OUI Defense, and Family Law. Kristine and her staff pride themselves on creating custom strategies for every client, and applying their expertise to bring positive outcomes during the most difficult times of their clients' lives.
Prior to focusing on criminal defense, Kristine worked for the Appelete Chief for the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Maine, and in the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office.
Since opening her office, Kristine has leveraged her past experience to provide high quality representation for hundreds of defendants. She ensures that the rights of her clients are upheld through any and all legal proceedings, and that their voices are heard.
In addition to her private practice, Kristine serves as the liason for the Cumberland County adult treatment program, and serves as a retained defense attorney for several local labor groups.
Kristine is joined at Hanly & Associates by attorneys Alison Meyers and Thomas Richard, and paralegal Kristina Joyce.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Golden Hammer Award for Service||Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland||2011|
|Pro Bono Service Award||University of Maine School of Law||2009|
|Advisory Committee On Rules of Criminal Proceedure||Maine Supreme Judicial Court||2016 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Hanly Law, LLC||2010 - Present|
|Court Appointed Counsel||Maine Commission on indigent Legal Services||2009 - Present|
|Defense Attorney Liason||Cumberland County Adult Treatment Court||2012 - 2016|
|Student Associate||Cumberland County, Maine, D.A.'S Office||2009 - 2009|
|Student Assistant||U.S. Attorney's Office||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maine State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Chair||2016 - Present|
|United Way of Greater Portland||Community Goal Setting Board||2015 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|Cumberland County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|State of Maine vs. (Name Withheld)||Dismissed on Day of Trial|
|State of Maine vs. (Name Withheld)||Jury Trial: Not Guilty|
|State of Maine vs. (Name Withheld)||Reduced Penalty|
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|University of Maine School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Colby College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Business Law- Visiting Speaker Series||Fourth Amendment Protections||2013|