David Slawsky, originally from Loudonville, New York, graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1976, with a degree in American Studies, after working in a number of leadership roles in student press and yearbook publications. After graduation, Mr. Slawsky taught English and studied Chinese language and literature in Taiwan, and upon his return, engaged in a career in the news industry as news cameraman at stations in Schenectady, New York (WRGB), New Haven, Connecticut (WTNH), and San Francisco, California (KPIX). At KPIX, Mr. Slawsky was elected union steward and was lead negotiator for the International Photographer’s Guild members during contract discussions with Westinghouse Broadcasting company.
In 1985, Mr. Slawsky began his studies of law at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. Upon graduation, Mr. Slawsky was awarded a two-year position as law clerk to the Honorable Shane Devine who then served as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. After completion of that term, Mr. Slawsky remained in Concord to assist Judge Norman Stahl, who was then newly appointed to the federal court bench.
Areas of Practice: Mr. Slawsky specializes in civil litigation. He has served for many years by appointment of the New Hampshire Supreme Court to the Board of Bar Examiners, and has also served for a number of years as chairman of the Bar Association Committee on Cooperation with the Courts. He has resolved hundreds of cases through settlements, trials and hearings, involving a range of substantive legal issues, primarily focusing his practice on employment and personal injury matters. Mr. Slawsky is a member of the New Hampshire and New York bar associations, a member of the Bar of the First United States Circuit Court of Appeals, and a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Slawsky has served as the president of the Hopkinton Rotary Club. Mr. Slawsky was appointed by the New Hampshire Supreme Court to serve as Chair of the Committee to Restructure, Update and Simplify the New Hampshire Rules of Civil Procedure, a project that resulted in the complete modification of the rules of practice in the Superior Courts.
Areas of Practice
Undergraduate: State University of New York at Albany
Graduate: Northeastern University School of Law
New Hampshire, New York, United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, First Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association for Justice, New Hampshire Association for Justice, New Hampshire Employment Law Association