About Us

Samdperil & Welsh, PLLC serves clients throughout New Hampshire

Our firm was started by two of the New Hampshire Seacoast's most experienced criminal defense lawyers. We provide our clients aggressive and compassionate representation in criminal matters, and also offer knowledgeable and strong advocacy for persons in personal injury litigation, civil, and family law matters.  Our lawyers regularly appear in the Circuit and Superior courts in Rockingham and Strafford counties.  With our principal office in Exeter, NH and additional conference space in Portsmouth, NH, we are a short drive to the Brentwood, Candia, Dover (handling UNH and Durham cases), Plaistow, and Seabrook courts.  

Criminal Law and DUI Defense - Trials and Appeals


Richard Samdperil and Joseph Welsh have tried hundreds of cases before New Hampshire judges and juries, and have represented thousands of clients in serious and complex criminal cases, including murder and homicidedrug possession and salesDUItheft and robbery, and fraud.

Whether your case is in a local New Hampshire Circuit Court, the New Hampshire Superior Court, or the New Hampshire Supreme Court, we’ve been there … and we’ve obtained impressive results for our clients.

Auto Accident and Personal Injury Law

The impact of an accident in New Hampshire or personal injury can be long-lasting and wide-spread, affecting not just the person injured, but families, and work relationships.

We bring years of experience as trial lawyers to help injured persons recover what they are entitled to. We work with doctors and other experts to put together as strong a case as possible.

Family Law

We zealously represent clients in most types of family court matters, including Divorce Modifications, Protective and Stalking Orders, Juvenile Delinquency, and CHINS cases.

Our NH law firm is a strong voice for children and their families, and are ardent protectors of their legal rights and financial interests.

Areas of Practice

For specific information about our NH Law Firm, please visit our Areas of Practice above.

Your Best Defense Starts Here

For aggressive representation and practical legal advice, contact the experienced New Hampshire attorneys at Samdperil & Welsh, PLLC today.
Exeter, NH
(603) 775-7570
Portsmouth, NH
(603) 436-4901