Tony Sculimbrene, Esq.


New Hampshire Criminal Defense Attorney

Tony Sculimbrene grew up in Southwestern Ohio near Dayton.  He graduated from Xavier University with a BS in Political Science and a BA in Philosophy, received a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Boston College, and graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2004.  That year he graduated from law school and started working at the New Hampshire Public Defender, one of the premiere public defense programs in the country.  While there he served as lead counsel on every kind of case from juvenile matters through homicides.  He also took great pride in training new lawyers, working to help other lawyers doing case research and litigation support, and mentoring others.  After 12 years, he moved into private practice at Gottesman and Hollis where he continued to do criminal work and expanded into a variety of civil practice areas.  He handled a number of high profile cases, including a major Title IX case, juvenile certification, and sex-related charges against teachers.  He is a regular lecturer on legal issues across the state, including presentations about the possibility of CTE as a defense, dealing with media in high profile cases, computer forensics, and practical evidence. He has also testified in front of the legislature on issues relating to protecting injured parties from statutory immunities for bad actors and raising the age the for judges.

He is a father of two boys, Isaac and Ethan, and married to Bianca, who is a professor of organic chemistry at College of the Holy Cross.  He enjoys a good hike, a good pocket knife,  good beer, and good barbeque.