Robert Blaisdell

BLAISDELL

MANCHESTER — A prominent New Hampshire lobbyist is innocent of the three misdemeanor domestic-related complaints lodged against him earlier this month, his lawyer said.

Manchester police charged Robert Blaisdell, 44, with false imprisonment, simple assault and criminal mischief.

The charges stem from a May 2 incident at his Union Street home.

“Mr. Blaisdell is innocent of the criminal charges,” said his lawyer, Richard Guerriero, who said he would only address the facts in court.

“Our hope is that the case can be resolved with a minimum of trauma and difficulty for the entire family,” he said.

Blaisdell is a managing partner of Demers, Blaisdell & Prasol Inc. and grandson of legendary state Sen. Clesson “Junie” Blaisdell, a former state senator from Keene who served 15 terms.

The firm in 2019 represents nearly two dozen different interests that include the Everytown for Gun Safety Fund that has backed gun control legislation at the State House along with associations that represent state troopers, local police officers and court reporters.