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Peter W. Heed, Esq.

Of Counsel

Licensed to Practice Law:

  • New Hampshire and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit


  • Cornell University, J.D., 1975
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 1972

Professional Work:

Attorney Heed has had more than 45 years as a trial attorney. He is a former New Hampshire Attorney General, was the Cheshire County Attorney-Chief Prosecutor, and lead trial counsel (2000-2003; 2006-2012). Attorney Heed has also handled numerous appeals before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Federal Courts.


  • Granite State Independence Award, 2004, for service and contributions to disabled voters
  • Truth and Justice Award, New Hampshire Voice of the Faithful and Survivor’s Network, 2008
  • New Hampshire Police Academy, graduation and keynote speaker (2003-2004)
  • National Trial Lawyers, top 100 trial lawyers (2014-2016)

Biographical details:

Peter Heed grew up in the Amish country of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and came to New Hampshire when he attended Dartmouth College. He and his family came to Keene in 1980. When not busy with Keene Lions Club shows, he participates in outdoor activities with his wife, Tricia, including paddling, cycling, and nordic skiing.  Peter enters and often wins his age class in national marathon canoe races, and is proud to have represented our country as a former member of the U.S. Marathon Canoe Team.

Community Service:

Attorney Heed is a past Board member for the Keene Family YMCA, The Moving Company, and Cedarcrest. He was Moderator for the Town of Westmoreland, and has appeared in more than 40 community theater productions. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Keene State College.

Peter W. Heed

Practice Areas

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Personal Injury

Criminal Defense

Wrongful Death

DWI / Motor Vehicle Infractions

Medical Malpractice

Civil Litigation

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