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City Solicitor and Risk Management Department


Please note: Due to the COVID-19 virus, all City Hall Departments are closed to in-person visits. Please contact us by phone or email.

If you are experiencing issues with domestic or sexual violence, you may seek confidential, crisis services 24 hours a day from the YWCA by calling (603) 668-2299. Please leave your name and a phone number and you will receive a call back within 10 minutes. You may also seek confidential assistance by calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-SAFE (7233) and through online chat at 

If you have a case pending in the 9th Circuit Court – District Division – Manchester and wish to contact a prosecutor or request a copy of your discovery (police reports associated with your case), please see the instructions below:

If you are charged with a class-A misdemeanor, please review Information from the Court Regarding Class-A Misdemeanors.

If your case does NOT involve a class-A misdemeanor, please review Information from the Court Regarding Class-B Misdemeanor and Violation-level Cases.

The City Solicitor's Office provides legal services to the departments and employees of the City of Manchester. The Office also prosecutes cases before the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester District Division.

The Risk Manager oversees the City's property and casualty insurance and self-insurance programs including workers compensation.

Contact Information

City of Manchester
Office of the City Solicitor

One City Hall Plaza
Manchester, NH 03101

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Phone: (603) 624-6523
Fax: (603) 624-6528

City Solicitor:
Emily Gray Rice
Direct Line: (603)792-6827

Deputy City Solicitor:
Peter R. Chiesa

Risk Manager:
Kevin J. O'Neil
Phone: (603) 624-6503
Fax: (603) 624-6528

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