CONCORD, NH —Trial attorney and mediator Charlie Bauer co-presented at the 4th Annual Chief Ben Thompson Law Enforcement Symposium on best practices for handling modern-day protesters. Attorney Bauer and Attorney Thomas Mullins, City Solicitor for the City of Keene, provided an overview of NH’s laws on Right-To-Know and wiretapping, first amendment rights, and recent court cases. They explained the lessons learned from past protests and gave practical advice on what law enforcement should – and should not – do and say. Bauer shared his 30 years of experience in representing police in civil litigation on the second day of the two-day Symposium hosted by the NH Public Risk Management Exchange (Primex3) October 31st – November 1st.
Attorney Bauer has over 30 years of civil litigation experience in New Hampshire. Charlie is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and AV-rated in Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. In addition, Charlie has been chosen among The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Arbitration and Mediation and is listed by Super Lawyers in the area of Civil Rights/First Amendment.
Attorney Bauer concentrates his practice in the areas of civil rights litigation, employment litigation, private mediation and arbitration, and other complex civil litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Charlie tried, briefed and argued Rumery v. Town of Newton 480 U.S. 386 (1987), the seminal case on police “release-dismissal” practices in the United States.
Attorney Bauer is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and University of Baltimore School of Law.
Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell is a leading business and litigation law firm located in Concord, New Hampshire.