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Cathy J. Green - Concord, NH

107 Storrs Street Concord, NH 03301

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Concord State and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

About Cathy J. Green

Practice Areas

  • State and Federal Criminal Defense

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Counsel

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1989 - 2001 (President)
  • New Hampshire Criminal Rules Committee, 1985 - Present (Member)
  • New Hampshire Public Defenders Association, 1985 - Present (Member)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996 - Present (Fellow)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1977 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Foundation, 2010 - Present (Fellow)
  • Interbranch Criminal & Juvenile Justice Council, 2008 - Present (Member)
  • New Hampshire Woman's Bar Association, 2007 - Present (Member)
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2005 - 2008 (President)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2002 - 2004 (Chair of NH State Committee)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2004 - 2010 (Member Emil Gumpert Award Committee)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2000 - 2002 (Member State Committee)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2010 - 2015 (Member State Committee)
  • Federal Court Advisory Committee, United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2003 - 2012
  • Advisor, American Law Institute Project on Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities, 2016 - Present
  • InterBranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council, NHACDL Appointee, Member, Executive Committee
  • InterBranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council (Co-Chair Alternatives to Incarceration Task Force)
  • Commission on State Courts, Commissioner Appointed by New Hampshire Supreme Court
  • Commission on State Courts, Sentencing Committee Co-Chair, 2005 - 2006
  • Manchester Bar Association (Member)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Women's Bar Association (Member)
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Member, United States District Court, District of New Hampshire

Education

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire, 1977
    J.D.
  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
    B.A.
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Major: Political Science/Psychology

Past Positions

  • Staff Attorney, Hillsborough County Public Defender Office, 1977‑1980
  • Schapira & Green, P.A. ‑ Partner in General Practice Law Firm, 1980‑1985
  • Law Offices of Cathy J. Green - Practice limited to Criminal Defense, State & Federal Courts, 1985-1996
  • Green & Utter, P.A. - Partner in Criminal Defense Law Firm, 1997-2018

Pro Bono Activities

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law Board of Trustees- Trustee, 2003 - 2014
  • University of New Hampshire School of Law Board of Trustees- Chair, 2011 - 2014
  • New Hampshire Public Defender Board- President, 2009 - Present
  • New Hampshire Public Defender Board- Member, 1992 - 2009
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers- President, 1989 - 2001
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers- Board Member , 2001 - 2011
  • Commission on State Courts- Commissioner, 2005 - 2006
  • Task Force on the State of the Legal Profession,Appointed by New Hampshire Supreme Court, Member, 2005 - 2007
  • Federal Court Advisory Council, 2003 - 2012
  • First Circuit Federal Defender Selection Committee, 2005
  • Magistrate Selection Committee — District of New Hampshire, 2014
  • University System of New Hampshire, Board of Trustees, 2017 - 2020

Classes and Seminars

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Federal Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Cathy J. Green

Included on the 2024 New England list


Past Lists

  • 2023 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New England Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Cathy J. Green on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Listed by Best Lawyers New England 2016 in the categories of Criminal Defense: White Collar practice
  • Listed by Best Lawyers New England 2016 in the categories of Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers Business Edition 2016 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers Business Edition 2016 for Women in the Law: White Collar Crime
  • Named by New Hampshire Magazine as Best Lawyer - Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar and White Collar , 2016
  • Named one of 2015 Best Lawyers in New England Criminal Defense-Non-White Collar
  • Named one of 2015 Best Lawyers in New England Criminal Defense-White Collar
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996 - 2015
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers Best Law Firms ranked Green & Utter P.A. Tier 1 in Criminal Defense Non-White Collar and Tier 1 in Criminal Defense White Collar Litigation, 2011 - 2015
  • Named by New Hampshire Magazine as a Leading Criminal Defense Attorney in New, 2002 - 2014
  • Named by New Hampshire Business Magazine as the Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Hampshire all three years they compiled the list (2002, 2010 and 2012)
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition — Top New Hampshire Law Firm for Litigation, 2011 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow, 2008 - Present
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Champion of Justice Award, 2007
  • Named as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America (Lawdragon Magazine October 2005), 2005 - Present
  • E. Donald Dufresne Award for Outstanding Professionalism - New Hampshire Bar Association , 2004
  • Marilla Ricker Achievement Award - New Hampshire Women's Bar Association, 2001
  • Selected as Fellow on the International Society of Barristers , - 2001
  • Recognized as ‘Champion of Liberty” by National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (The Champion Magazine July 1991), - 1991
  • Martindale Hubbell AAV rated
  • Listed as Best Lawyers in America - Criminal Law for over 20 years
  • New England Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense - White Collar (2011) (2014) (2017)
  • Honored by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association as one of the First One Hundred Women Admitted to the New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Lead Criminal Defense Attorney, Super Lawyers
  • Named as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England (2018) (one of three lawyers recognized in New Hampshire)
  • U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers as Best Law Firm rankings - Tier 1 Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and White Collar Litigation (2011-2012)
  • Listed in National DIrectory of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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