William E. Christie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Concord, NH

Shaheen & Gordon, PA
 | 107 Storrs Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-225-7262
Fax: 603-225-5112
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%)
Attorney Profile

As a shareholder/director at Shaheen & Gordon, PA, William E. Christie defends clients throughout the greater Concord, New Hampshire, area in criminal and civil cases, and he also represents clients in complex civil litigation. Most of his criminal cases involve defending clients charged with federal crimes, including fraud, tax evasion, drug offenses and obstruction of justice. He also has significant experience defending clients in the state courts who have been charged with crimes ranging from embezzlement to negligent homicide. Mr. Christie has obtained favorable outcomes for numerous clients in suits against the federal government, including a judgment of $3.1 million for the family of an informant killed after a federal agency leaked the informant's identity.

Mr. Christie earned his bachelor's degree from Boston College in 1989 and his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1994. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The courts that he is admitted to practice before include the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the United States Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

In recognition of his legal prowess, Mr. Christie was elected to serve as the district representative for the Criminal Justice Act, acting as the liaison between the Offices of the United States Attorneys, the defense bar and the district court. He also serves as a member of the Federal Court Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

 
Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Civil Litigation
Focus Areas

Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Murder, Tax Evasion

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About William Christie

Admitted: 1995, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: http://www.shaheengordon.com/Attorney-Profiles/William-E-Chr...

Honors/Awards:

  • Criminal Justice Act District Representative for the District of New Hampshire, 2010
  • Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rockland High School Hall of Fame, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Tax Court
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member of the Bar – Massachusetts
  • Member of the Bar – New Hampshire
  • United States Supreme Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Court Advisory Committee for the District of New Hampshire
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Concord Family YMCA
  • Member, Concord YMCA

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Amendments to Federal Sentence Guidelines and Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal District Court District of New Hampshire
  • FBI Found Responsible for Mob Informant’s Murder, New Hampshire Trial Bar News (Summer, 2007)
  • Jury held FBI to task for mob informant’s murder, National Law Journal (March, 2007)

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • McIntyre v. United States - United District Court District of Massachusetts
  • Bradley v. United States, 545 U.S. 1101 (2005); 426 F.3d. 54 (1st Cir. 2005)
  • United States v. Mealey, Cr. 07-80-02-SM
  • McIntyre v. United States, 447 F.Supp.2d 54 (D. Mass. 2006)

Educational Background:

  • Boston College, B.A., 1989, Gasson Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa
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Office Location for William E. Christie

107 Storrs Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-225-7262

Fax: 603-225-5112

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Last Updated: 4/3/2019

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