New Hampshire Public Defender is a privately owned and nonprofit organization founded in 1972. It works in collaboration with Pierce Law Center and provides private counseling services. The firm s practice areas include appellate advocacy, juvenile delinquency, criminal, misdemeanor, felony, homicide and capital punishment cases. New Hampshire Public Defender offers training sessions and operates district and superior courts. It provides undergraduate internship programs that include legal research and jury trial services. The firm also conducts investigations and brainstorming sessions. New Hampshire Public Defender maintains one of its locations in Dover, N.H.