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Attorney Joanne M. Stella has extensive courtroom experience. In the last 5 years alone she has tried and won 50 cases! That's 50 cases with a not guilty or dismissed verdict. She has represented over 9,000 UNH students and litigated thousands of cases in her vast 25 years’ experience.
The University of New Hampshire has their own police force of about 30 patrol officers. The town of Durham has over 20 officers plus additional parking enforcement and administrative staff. At any given time, especially weekend evenings, there are also NH State Police Troopers and Liquor Law Enforcement Officers on patrol in the town of Durham as well. Busy weekends, like Homecoming or Cinco, will see additional officers brought in from other towns.
Sometimes you need to take the case to trial-even when you are guilty.
Often, people are arrested and charged with crimes for things they actually did. People say to me all the time “How can I plead “Not Guilty” and take my case to trial if I am guilty?” The answer is simple: because you have the right to. You have the constitutional right to be presumed innocent and to make the State (the police department) prove the case against you beyond a reasonable doubt....