Donald Blaszka

Donald Blaszka

Partner
Location:
Derry, New Hampshire
Phone:
603-434-4125
Fax:
603-434-1425
Email:

Attorney Donald L. Blaszka, Jr. focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal defense/motor vehicle matters, DWI/DUI cases and business matters in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  Attorney Blaszka is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and United States District Court of New Hampshire.

Attorney Blaszka grew up in Southern New Hampshire and attended St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts. He graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Government in 1996 and received his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1999.

Attorney Blaszka also has been an Instructor at Franklin Pierce University since 2001 teaching Criminal Law, Courts and Criminal Procedure, Tort Law, Litigation, Business Law and Legal Writing & Analysis.

 

Areas of Practice

  • 60% DWI/DUI Defense
  • 40% Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2000
  • Massachusetts, 1999

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Lehigh University , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Major: History and Government

Classes/Seminars

  • The NH Intensive Breath Testing Workshop, Counterpoint, 2018
  • The Intoxilyzer 9000, NH Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys & Jan Semenoff, 2018
  • Gun Law in New Hampshire, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Nuts & Bolts of Criminal Law, NH Bar Association, 2016
  • Justice Involved Veterans Conf., NH Dept. of Health & Human Services, 2015
  • DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Graduate, Tony Corroto Enterprises, LLC, 2015
  • DUI Defense Winter Session, Graduate, National College for DUI Defense, 2015
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence Graduate, National College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2015
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence Graduate, National College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence Graduate, National College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
  • NHTSA, Field Sobriety Testing “ARIDE” Seminar, Graduate, NH Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers & Anthony Palacios, 2011
  • Laws of Self Defense and Property: Concealed Weapon Permit Law, Sandown Police Department Gun Safety and Law Seminar, 2011
  • Laws of Self Defense, Defense of Property and Premises - Use of Non-Deadly vs Deadly Force, Atkinson Police Department Gun Safety Course, 2011
  • New Hampshire Law Update and Rules of Evidence , Hampstead Police Department Training, 2010
  • Search and Seizure Law and Motor Vehicle Laws, Hampstead Police Department Training, 2009
  • DWI Law and Field Sobriety Tests , Windham Police Department Training, 2008
  • Search and Seizure, Hampstead Police Department Training, 2008
  • Search and Seizure - Motor Vehicle, Epping Police Department Training, 2007
  • NHTSA/USDOT Standard Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner, C.E.S. Consulting, Inc. 2006
  • DUI Defense Summer Session, Graduate, National College for DUI Defense, 2006
  • Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician, Industrial Training & Design Ltd, 2006
  • Arrest Warrants, Search Warrants and Complaints, New Hampshire Police Academy, 2003 and 2004
  • Laws of Arrest, New Hampshire Police Academy, 2004
  • DWI and Administrative License Suspension Laws, New Hampshire Police Academy, 2004
  • Trial Advocacy I, National Advocacy Center, Graduate, National District Attorneys Assoc. 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated, 2018
  • Graduate, Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar, National College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Graduate, Mastering Scientific Evidence, National College for DUI Defense & Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2013
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40, 2012
  • DUI Defense Summer Session, Graduate, Harvard Law School, National College for DUI Defense, 2006
  • Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician, Industrial Training and Design Ltd, 2006
  • NHTSA/US DOT Standard Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner, C.E.S. Consulting, Inc., 2006
  • Graduate, Trial Advocacy I, National Advocacy Center, National District Attorneys Association, 2001
  • Graduate, NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing and ARIDE Seminar, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Anthony Palacios

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Troop 33, Hampstead, NH, Scoutmaster, 2017 - Present
  • Pack 111, Hampstead, NH, Den Leader, 2014 - Present
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Pack 98, Derry, NH, Pack Committee Chairman , 2011 - 2015
  • Yankee Clipper Council, BSA, Board Member , 2011 - 2015
  • Rockingham County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2010 - Present), Member, 2010 - Present
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice , Member, 2006 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member , 2005 - Present
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2005 - Present
  • The Lone Tree Spirit Foundation, Inc. (Chairman, 2007 - 2009), Board Member , 2004 - Present
  • Greater Salem Bar Association (President, 2007 - 2009), 2003 - Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Troop 1, BSA, Haverhill, MA, Troop Committee Member, 1995 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Chaz R. Fisher, Inc., Attorney, 2005 - 2008
  • Rockingham County Attorney's Office, Assistant County Attorney, 2000 - 2005
  • Bletzer & Bletzer, PC., Associate Attorney, 1999 - 2000

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Beta Theta Pi