Dennis L. Morgan is a director at Cooper Cargill Chant in the Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation and Business practice groups. As an experienced first chair trial lawyer, he has represented individuals, businesses and associations in civil, criminal, and administrative trials and hearings in New Hampshire, Maine and Ohio state and federal courts.
Because of his trial experience, clients have retained Dennis to handle a wide variety of civil matters, including those involving landlord/tenant actions, breach of contract actions, business disputes, collections matters, real estate and construction litigation and other civil actions.
Dennis also has extensive first-chair trial experience defending individuals facing significant criminal exposure. His criminal practice consists of a significant DWI/OUI practice, drug offenses, domestic violence, property crimes, violent offenses and related administrative proceedings.
Additionally, Dennis oversees the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy practice at Cooper Cargill Chant. For over fifteen years he has been helping individuals, partnerships, and businesses deal with difficult financial times to assist them in getting a fresh start.
Prior to joining Cooper Cargill Chant in 2001, Dennis served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Cuyahoga County, Ohio, investigating and prosecuting a wide variety of felony cases, including white collar, narcotics and violent crime. During his tenure as a prosecutor, Dennis received two commendations from the FBI for his service while a prosecutor.
2014 National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10
Past President for the Eastern Slope Ski Foundation
President of the Pequawket Foundation
Director for the Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring Foundation
President/Director for the Mount Washington Valley Lacrosse Club
Carroll County Bar Association
New Hampshire Bar Association, Board of Governors (2012-2016)
National College for DUI Defense
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association
Dennis lives in Conway with his wife and sons. Dennis is an avid skier, snow boarder and cyclist.
New Hampshire: State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts
Maine: State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts
Ohio: State and Federal Courts
State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., 1991)
Cleveland-Marshall (J.D., 1994)