Attorney Bauer Speaks on Free Speech and Government Officials at NH Local Government Center Conference

CONCORD, NH — Attorney Charlie Bauer spoke about free speech and local government officials at the New Hampshire Local Government Center’s 70th Annual Conference held November 16-17, 2011. Attorney Bauer discussed litigation relative to local government officials and first amendment speech and offered practical approaches to minimizing adverse effects when problems arise. Bauer’s presentation, “Anatomy of a New Hampshire Case” – Political Official and First Amendment Speech Foote v. Town of Bedford (2011), is available for download from

Attorney Bauer has over 30 years of civil litigation experience in New Hampshire. He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and AV-rated in Martindale-Hubbell. Bauer has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Arbitration and Mediation and is listed by Super Lawyers in the area Civil Rights/First Amendment.

As one of New Hampshire’s foremost trial attorneys and mediators, 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. He 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.

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