January 5, 2015

Cairns To Chair and Speak at Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire Program

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, litigation attorney at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, is program chair and will speak at a one-day seminar entitled “Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire for the Defense Lawyer” on January 13th in Boston. The program is being sponsored by DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar and the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association. Attorney Cairns will speak about using technology to prepare for and conduct effective voir dire to maximize results.

Attorney Cairns represents the interests of individuals, insurers, manufacturers, transportation and other companies in diverse commercial, complex and traditional litigation matters in all state and federal courts and state agencies. He serves as general counsel to several closely held businesses in New Hampshire and is also experienced in general corporate and municipal representation, and risk management training.

Since 1996, Cairns has been an active member, award recipient, and leader of DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar, the largest international organization of attorneys committed to defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. In October 2011, he completed a one-year term as the 2011 president of DRI. He is selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Labor & Employment Litigation, Municipal Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Construction Litigation, for which Best Lawyers further recognized him as "Lawyer of the Year" 2015, Concord, NH. He is also selected to the 2014 list of New England Super Lawyers® for Personal Injury Defense - Products. Matt is the only New Hampshire lawyer listed in The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers 2014.

Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell is a leading business and litigation law firm located in Concord, New Hampshire.

Learn more at


Matt Cairns on Google+

Matt Cairns
You may contact
Matt Cairns at 603-545-3622.