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Michael Delaney

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Michael Delaney
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Attorney General of New Hampshire
Former officeholder
In office
2009-March 31, 2013
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorKelly Ayotte (R)
Compensation
Base salary$110,114
Elections and appointments
AppointedAugust 2009
Appointed byGov. John Lynch
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSt. John's Preparatory School (1987)
Bachelor'sCollege of the Holy Cross (1991)
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center (1994)
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Michael Delaney is a former Democratic Attorney General of New Hampshire. He was appointed to the position by Governor John H. Lynch in August 2009.[1]
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Delaney's term ended March 31, 2013. He worked with incoming attorney general Joe Foster to transition out of the office.[2] Foster was officially sworn in on May 15, 2013.[3]

Biography

Upon graduating from law school, Delaney joined the Machester-based law firm, Wiggin & Nourie, as an attorney specializing in business litigation. Delaney joined the Attorney General's office in 1999 as a prosecutor. In 2003, he was appointed Chief of the Homicide Prosecution Unit, responsible for the supervision of all homicide investigations and prosecutions in the State.

Delaney was appointed to serve as New Hampshire's Deputy Attorney General from 2004 to 2006. He resigned his position in 2006 to work as Gov. Lynch's legal counsel. In 2009, Gov. Lynch appointed Delaney as New Hampshire Attorney General following the resignation of Kelly A. Ayotte who chose to run for the United States Senate in November 2010.[4]

Education

  • Graduated from St. John's Preparatory School (1987)
  • Bachelor's degree, College of the Holy Cross (1991) in political science
  • Juris Doctorate degree, Georgetown University Law Center (1994)[4]

Political career

Attorney General (2009-2013)

In 2009, Governor Lynch appointed Delaney as New Hampshire Attorney General following the resignation of Kelly A. Ayotte who chose to run for the United States Senate in November 2010.[4]

Appointments

2009

Delaney was appointed as New Hampshire Attorney General by Gov. Lynch in August 2009. The office was vacant following following the resignation of Kelly A. Ayotte who chose to run for the United States Senate in November 2010.[4]

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Personal

Delaney currently resides in Manchester, New Hampshire with his wife, Caroline, and their three children.[4]

Contact information

Capitol Address:
Office of the Attorney General
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: (603) 271-3658
Fax: (603) 271-2110

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kelly A. Ayotte (R)
New Hampshire Attorney General
2009-2013
Succeeded by
Joe Foster (D)