Kristine C. Hanly

Kristine C. Hanly 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.

Fees: Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Hanly Law, LLC217 Commercial Street
Suite 205
Portland, ME, 04101

Office (207) 619-5944

State Status Acquired Updated
MA Active 2009 07/30/2016
ME Active 2009 07/13/2016

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

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
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

School name Major Degree Graduated
University of Maine School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2009
Colby College N/A BA – Bachelor of Arts 2006

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Business Law- Visiting Speaker Series Fourth Amendment Protections 2013

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