Maine 207-467-3767

Albert Hansen

DWI, OUI, 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 Delaware Law School 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 New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.  Al has extensive courtroom experience with numerous jury trials under his belt.  He is a member of the New Hampshire and Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National College of DUI Attorneys, and is the former Vice Chair of 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 Portsmouth/Kennebunk with his wife and two children.  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.

Areas Of Practice

  • DWI/OUI/DUI Defense 25%
  • Criminal Defense 25%
  • Family Law/Divorce 25%
  • Personal Injury 25%

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1997
  • Maine, 2000
  • Massachusetts, 2001


  • Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
    • B.A. - 1991

Published Works

  • NH Supreme Court At a Glance, NH Bar News, October, 2014

Representative Cases

  • In the Matter of Valentina Conant and William Faller, 116 A.3d 561, 2015, NH Supreme Court

Representative Clients

  • Individuals Charged with Criminal/DWI/OUI Offenses
  • Individuals Navigating Divorce and Separation

Professional Associations

  • National College of DUI Defense Attorneys, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2014 to Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Association - Family Law Section, Member, 2009 to Present
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2001 to Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2001 to Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Reduced Fee & Pro Bono Program, Member, 1999 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Bosen and Associates, 2013 to 2018
  • Normand & Associates, 2009 to 2013
  • Family Legal Services, Associate, 2007 to 2009
  • Hansen Law Offices, Owner, 1999 to 2007
  • Rockingham County Attorney's Office, Intern/Assistant County Attorney, 1997 to 1999

Pro-Bono Activities

  • New Hampshire Pro Bono Referral, 1997 to Present

Recent Blog Posts


  • Straightforward

    Looking for legal representation in a criminal, family, or personal injury matter? Look no further – Attorney Hansen is knowledgeable, honest, straightforward, and experienced. While working with Attorney Hansen, I felt that my situation was in trustworthy hands. He is compassionate in his manner...
  • happy with the out come

    I got in trouble up north NH and with only a few days to my arraignment date and no clue how to navigate, or choose an attorney for any matter, having never dealt with the law before. I called Attorney Al Hansen and was impressed how he responded professionally and quickly by taking care of my co...
  • Compassionate

    I was fortunate enough to work for Attorney Hansen. He is a very compassionate and knowledgeable lawyer. He takes the time to talk to his clients on the phone and doesn't just brush them under the rug or ignore their calls. He sets their mind at ease-even with the more difficult cases. As a boss,...

Contact The Firm · Licensed In New Hampshire, Massachusetts And Maine

I encourage my clients to email or call me any time, day or night. If in New Hampshire call 603-766-1970 and if in Maine, call 207-467-3767 for help in the complicated issues of criminal law and family law. Schedule a free initial consultation as soon as possible to start yourself off on the right path.