Lawson Persson Weldon-Francke Law Firm Laconia NH

Mike Persson
Experienced patent and business attorney and strong community supporter

Mike Persson

Mike Persson started his career as a mechanical engineer and later studied law at UNH Law School (then Franklin Pierce Law Center), where he earned both Juris Doctor and Master of Intellectual Property degrees.  While in law school, Mike was the Student Director of the NH Inventors’ Assistance Program, where he built relationships with many area inventors and formed the NH Inventors’ Association.  Following graduation, Mike also taught Patent Practice and Procedure at Franklin Pierce Law Center for many years.

Mike has been practicing law since 1996 in the field of intellectual property law and serves inventors, entrepreneurs, artists, photographers and other creative professionals, as well as web developers and other computer professionals.   Mike also practices in the areas of business law and commercial transactions, representing local banks, companies and individuals in connection with commercial lending transactions.  Mike also represents companies and individuals in connection with business sale and purchase transactions and serves as counsel to a number of businesses; advis ing them in connection with all legal issues that arise in the course of their businesses.

Mike strives to get to know his clients well so that he can understand their goals and needs and can help them to understand the legal impact that their decisions are likely to have on them and their business.  He treats his clients in the way that he would like to be treated and communicates in plain language, not confusing legalize.

Giving back to the community

Mike strongly believes in giving back to the community. He has a history of active commitment to many local organizations including:

  • Laconia School Board – At large member 
  • Granite United Way Financial Stability Partnership – Chairman
  • Lakes Region Community College – Advisory board member
  • Belknap EDC – Loan Review Committee member & former Chair and Treasurer
  • The Salvation Army Laconia Corps – Former advisory board member and treasurer
  • Lakes Region Rotary Club - Former President
  • Pleasant Street School - Fall Festival Coordinator &  Coordinator of the PSS Ski Program
  • Belknap County Bar Association – Former treasurer

Family & Fun

Mike has been married to his wife, Clare, since 1992 and lives in Laconia with their two daughters, Alana and Kate. Mike is a longtime cycling instructor and teaches classes at the Laconia Athletic and Swim Club.  In his free time, Mike enjoys fly fishing, golf, woodworking and triathlon training and racing.

Mike can be contacted by telephone at 603-528-0023 or by email at


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