William H. Shaheen

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Dover, New Hampshire

Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys at Law
William H. Shaheen
Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Mergers & Acquisitions

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 1973

Education: The University of Mississippi School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014

Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys at Law

353 Central Ave
Suite 200
Dover, NH 03820 Phone: 603-749-5000 Email: William H. Shaheen Visit website


William Shaheen has been practicing law for over 35 years. He has an outstanding, thorough knowledge of New Hampshire law and he passionately pursues justice for each of his clients. Mr. Shaheen earned his law degree with honors and graduated as second in his class from the University of Mississippi. He has received bar admissions from New Hampshire, Mississippi, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and United States Supreme Court. He later began practicing as a city attorney for the city of Somersworth, New Hampshire.

President Carter asked Mr. Shaheen to serve as United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire in 1977, and he held that position for four years. He then stepped out and opened his own practice in 1981 with associate Steve Gordon. Since then, he has seen success in many personal injury cases and divorce cases. He has an extraordinary ability to negotiate, a talent which has earned him many favorable awards, peer recognition and client accolades over the years. He now serves many local, regional and national multimillion-dollar businesses.

New Hampshire's Business Review named Mr. Shaheen one of the Top 10 Most Powerful People in the year 2005. He is very involved in his community, including his past role as chairman of the New Hampshire affiliate of the American Heart Association, past board member of the New Hampshire Humane Society and numerous campaigns. He continues to strive daily for the best interests of his clients.

First Admitted: 1973, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: http://www.shaheengordon.com/attorneys/william-shaheen.html

Educational Background:
  • University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1965
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Past Chairman, New Hampshire Heart Association
  • Co-Chaired, Jimmy Carter's Presidential Primary Campaign in New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire State Chair, for the Kerry/Edwards Campaign
  • Co-Chair, Senator Clinton's Presidential Primary Campaign in New Hampshire
  • Advisory Board, Saint Anslem's College New Hampshire Institute of Politics
  • Past President, New Hampshire District Court Judges Association
  • Chaired, Senator John Kerry's Primary Campaign in New Hampshire
  • Consultant to Paul Hode's Second Congressional District Seat Campaign
  • Past Board Member, New Hampshire Humane Society
  • Chaired, VP Al Gore's Presidential Primary Campaign in New Hampshire
  • Co-Chaired, Carol Shea Porter First Congressional District Seat Campaign
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Mississippi
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New Hampshire
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • Powerful People in the State of New Hampshire
  • With Honors and Second in Class, University of Mississippi, 1973
  • Named in 2005 by New Hampshire Business Review as one of the Top 10 Most

Office location for William H. Shaheen

353 Central Ave
Suite 200
Dover, NH 03820


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014

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