Attorney Profiles

Attorney Shaunna L. Browne

Attorney Shaunna L. Browne was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. After graduating from Memorial High School she attended the University of New Hampshire in Durham and then transferred to Notre Dame College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.

Attorney Browne’s first law related employment opportunity occurred when she began working as a Court Assistant with the Hillsborough County Probate Court. She was then hired as a real estate paralegal for a national firm that concentrated in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure, and evictions.

In 1995, Attorney Browne graduated from Notre Dame College and began law school at New England School of Law, in Boston, Massachusetts. During her law school career, Attorney Browne worked as a family law paralegal for a sole practitioner who operates a successful family law practice in Manchester. After four years of working full time and commuting to Boston three evenings a week, Attorney Browne graduated and was subsequently admitted to the New Hampshire Bar.

Upon her admission to the New Hampshire Bar, Attorney Browne began practicing as an associate attorney, primarily in the area of family law. She has found that family law is a varied and dynamic area of practice. She is very aware of the emotionally charged atmosphere that family law matters create and is accustomed to dealing with a variety of minor and major “emergency” situations. She has litigated very complex and difficult divorce, custody and abuse and neglect matters and has strived to utilize her years of training and education to obtain the positive results every client deserves.

Almost immediately after becoming an attorney, Attorney Browne joined Keefe Law Offices as an associate attorney. In March of 2002, after approximately one and a half years with Keefe Law Offices, Attorney Browne proved her ability and dedication and was recognized by being made a partner in the firm of Keefe and Browne, P.A. While a partner with Keefe and Browne, P.A. Attorney Browne acted as co-counsel in criminal defense work for felony level crimes and personal injury matters. She has found that work in the criminal and personal injury areas of law has helped her to fine tune her skills as a trial attorney, which has greatly benefited her family law practice and clientele. On July 1, 2012, Attorney Browne opened the Law Office of Shaunna L. Browne, PLLC, where she continues to practice in the area of Family Law.

Attorney Browne is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Manchester Bar Association. She serves on the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Cooperation with the Court committee, the Family Law Section’s Rules Committee and on the Executive Committee for the Manchester Bar Association.

She currently resides in Hooksett, New Hampshire with her husband, Timothy Dwyer and is the step-mother to her husband’s son. She values the time she spends with her family and she enjoys a wide variety of activities, which includes volunteer work, skiing, travel, boating, and reading. She brings a high level of enthusiasm, understanding and knowledge to the practice of family law and enjoys working with clients so as to make their foray into the legal arena as stress free as possible. She utilizes her skills and expertise to get the results that her clients desire and deserve.

Attorney Mary E. Gaiser

Attorney Mary E. Gaiser was born in Scarsdale, New York, and moved to Spring Hill, Florida when she was ten years old. After graduating from F.W. Springstead High School, she attended the University of South Florida in Tampa where she received two Bachelor’s Degrees in English and History.

Attorney Gaiser’s interest in practicing law has been a life-long dream since she was seven years old. Her dream led her to the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Fall of 2013. While in law school, Attorney Gaiser realized her passion for litigation. In her second year of law school, she competed in the Cardozo/BMI Copyright and Entertainment Law National Moot Court competition in New York City, and was hired as an intern for the Merrimack County Attorney’s Office where she spent every day in the courtroom representing the State of New Hampshire. In her third year of law school, Attorney Gaiser coached another moot court team for the Widener Law Corporate Law Moot Court competition in Wilmington, DE.

In addition to finding her passion for litigation, Attorney Gaiser also found her passion for helping people in need. In her third year of law school, she became the first University of New Hampshire School of Law student to ever be selected for admission for the New York Pro Bono Scholars Program. This program granted Attorney Gaiser the ability to sit for the New York and New Hampshire bar examination prior to graduating law school. Upon completion of the exam, Attorney Gaiser began a full-time internship with New Hampshire Legal Assistance, where she represented low-income clients on a variety of housing and benefit issues. Attorney Gaiser found this work rewarding in many ways, as she was using her legal skills to help those who, without aide, would have their lives dramatically changed. Upon finishing her internship with NHLA and graduating law school, Attorney Gaiser completed the NYPBS program and was granted admission to the New Hampshire and New York Bars.

Upon her admission to the New Hampshire Bar, Attorney Gaiser began practicing as an associate attorney with a seacoast solo family law practitioner. Once Attorney Gaiser began working in family law, she became aware of the importance of using her legal skills to guide her clients through one of the most emotional and difficult times in their lives. Attorney Gaiser is dedicated to the practice of family law and has utilized much of her free time studying current trends and outcomes in New Hampshire Family Courts in order to ensure her legal representation provides accurate advice and concrete solutions to the variety of problems family law presents.

Attorney Gaiser currently resides in Concord, New Hampshire. In her free time, she enjoys self-studying a variety of topics including science and mathematics, as well as spending time with her friends, and doing outdoor activities such as running and hiking. She brings a high level of passion and dedication to the practice of family law and enjoys working with clients to exceed their expectations while ensuring a smooth and comfortable transition to a new life for their families.