John J. Tenn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Manchester, NH

Tenn And Tenn, PA
 | 16 High Street, Suite 3
Manchester, NH 03101
Phone: 603-471-3744
Fax: 603-644-0345
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

A senior trial lawyer and founding member of Tenn And Tenn. PA, John J. Tenn handles matters of personal injury, medical malpractice and motor vehicle accidents. He represents clients throughout the state of New Hampshire, has an Avvo "Superb" rating, and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor that comes from the settlements, awards and verdicts he has earned during his career.

Along with personal injury, Mr. Tenn also handles some matters of criminal defense such as DWI/DUI. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, and in federal and state courts in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

At Boston University in 1989, he graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Mr. Tenn then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. Two of his more successful verdicts include a recovery of $1 million and $2.24 million, both for clients who had been injured in motorcycle accidents.

Mr. Tenn is actively involved in many professional organizations. These include the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Catholic Lawyers Guild of New Hampshire, the Manchester Bar Association, The Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court. He gives back to his community with service as the former commissioner of the Manchester Police Commission, and a volunteer for the Lawyer in Every School Program and New Hampshire Law Line.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, DUI/DWI


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Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2019

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About John Tenn

Admitted: 1992, New Hampshire

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  • John has recieved industry recognition by Superlawyers, Best Lawyers in America, is rated 10/10 by AVVO and has beenn honored as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association of America. 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court
  • NH Superior Court (Rule 170) Mediator
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nationals Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Massachusetts State Bar
  • Manchester Bar Association
  • Daniel Webster American Inn of Court
  • Catholic Lawyer’s Guild of New Hampshire
  • American Bar Association
  • Campaign for Legal Services
  • Board Member Campaign for Legal Services
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Massachusetts, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • New Hampshire, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New Hampshire Law Line, Volunteer
  • Lawyer In Every School Program, Volunteer
  • Manchester Police Commission, Former Commissioner
  • Manchester Consolidated Services, Inc., Former Director
  • Manchester Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, Graduate
  • Manchester Crime Line, Board Member
  • Manchester School District Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee, Former Board Member


  • $2.24 Million dollar recovery for injured motorcyclist with partial lower leg amputation. $1 Million dollar recovery for motorcyclist with leg and back injuries and mild traumatic brain injury.       Disclamer: Past results are not an express or implied prediction of future success, and should not be construed as such. Past results cannot guarantee future performance. Any result in a single case is not meant to create an expectation of similar results in future matters because each case involves many different factors, therefore, results will differ on a case-by-case basis.

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Science, 1989
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Office Location for John J. Tenn

16 High Street
Suite 3
Manchester, NH 03101

Phone: 603-471-3744

Fax: 603-644-0345

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Last Updated: 1/7/2020

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