Michael J. "Mike" Iacopino

Michael J. "Mike" Iacopino


Brennan Lenehan Iacopino & Hickey

Recognized since 2014

Manchester, New Hampshire

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Criminal Defense: General Practice
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Criminal Defense: General Practice
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Attorney Michael ("Mike") Iacopino has represented people accused of crimes in New Hampshire for more than 35 years.

He is the Senior Partner at the Manchester Law Firm, Brennan Lenehan Iacopino & Hickey. Before joining Brennan Lenehan, Mike was a public defender in Manchester. He joined Brennan Lenehan in 1987. Besides representing the criminally accused, Mike has a select plaintiff's personal injury practice.

Mike is the current Chair of the Board of Directors of New Hampshire Public Defender. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NHACDL) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) where he is Chair of the State Legislative Committee and the Co-chair of the Sex Offense Policy Committee. Mike also serves on the NACDL Amicus Committee where he is a First Circuit Co-Vice Chair.

Mike also serves the New Hampshire Bar Association as Chair of the Legislative Committee and as the Association Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates.

Location

  • 85 Brook Street
    Manchester, NH 03104

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Suffolk University , J.D. Cum Laude, graduated 1984
  • University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Cum Laude, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1984

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association House of Delegates - NH Bar Association Delegate
  • New Hampshire Bar Association - Association Delegate to the ABA
  • New Hampshire Bar Association - Chair, Legislative Committee
  • American Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • Manchester Bar Association - Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Board of Directors 2004-2010
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Co-Chair, Council of Affiliates, 2006-2010
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Co-Chair, Sex Offender Policy Task Force, 2006-Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Chair, State Legislative Affairs Committee, 2004-Present
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice - Member
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Board of Directors 1995-Present
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - President, 2002-2008
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Treasurer 1995-2002

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, 1984
  • United States Court of Appeals (First Circuit), 1993
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Criminal Defense: General Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Manchester (2023)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Manchester (2017)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Manchester (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Awards:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,Presidential Commendation2016
  • National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresidential Commendation2008
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChampion of Justice2006
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent RatingCriminal Law, Litigation, Personal Injury

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