Richard Samdperil

Interim Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic
Richard Samdperil

Richard Samdperil is partner at Samdperil & Welsh, PLLC in Exeter, New Hampshire. He is also the Interim Director of the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Criminal Practice Clinic, and will teach Criminal Procedure in the fall of 2019. 

Prior to entering private practice in 2006, Richard spent 11 years with the New Hampshire Public Defender program as a trial attorney in four different counties, served as the managing attorney of NHPD’s Manchester office, and was an assistant appellate defender. Over the past 25 years, Richard has represented clients in complex and often serious criminal matters in New Hampshire state courts. He has previously taught criminal law to both undergraduates and law students.