Professor of Law
Director, Criminal Practice Clinic
Professor Chuck Temple oversees the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Criminal Practice Clinic program that offer students hands-on practice representing clients in the courtroom. He also teaches Fundamentals of Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure I.
Professor Temple brings 27 years of trial experience to the position. He has practiced in the New Hampshire District Courts, Superior Courts and Supreme Court. He has also appeared in the New Hampshire Federal District Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Temple, who graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 1985, served as an adjunct professor in the school’s Civil Practice Clinic from 1994-2000. He practiced at Upshall, Cooper and Temple for 18 years.
He is chairman of the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board and a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as well as a member of the board of directors for the Merrimack County Bar Association and the New Hampshire Committee on the Judiciary and the Media, and a public sector representative to the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Board of Governors.