Israel joined the firm in 2015. He focuses his practice in general civil litigation, including personal injury law and appeals.
Attorney Piedra has successfully litigated cases at all levels of the New Hampshire court system. He appears regularly before appellate courts, including the New Hampshire Supreme Court and 1st Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been named to the SuperLawyers magazine “Rising Stars” list each of the last five years and has been selected as a “40 Under Forty” honoree by both the Nashua Telegraph and New Hampshire Union Leader. Israel is also a member of the New Hampshire Association for Justice’s Board of Governors, the Manchester City Library Board of Trustees, and the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission.
Israel attended Boston College Law School, where he was a member of one of the school’s national moot court teams, senior editor of a law journal, and taught an undergraduate course in environmental law and policy.
Israel is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, the United States District Court for New Hampshire, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Attorney Piedra is a graduate of Bates College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and music performance.
He was raised in Milford, New Hampshire and lives in Manchester. He is currently serving his second term in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. In Israel’s free time, he enjoys playing music and following Boston sports.