Cathy J. Green

Cathy J. Green

Partner
Location:
Manchester, New Hampshire
Phone:
603-413-4983
Fax:
603-669-9330
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Criminal Law
  • 5% Professional Misconduct Boards

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

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

Education

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

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent lecturer on various topics including search & seizure, sexual assault, pornography, computer crimes, forfeiture, drug defense, DWI, trial practice, discovery, ethics, white collar criminal defense, evidence, trial preparation, trial tactics, sentencing, use of informants and DNA.

Honors and Awards

  • 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
  • Recognized as ‘Champion of Liberty” by National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (The Champion Magazine July 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
  • Honored by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association as one of the First One Hundred Women Admitted to the New Hampshire Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1989 - 2001
  • New Hampshire Criminal Rules Committee, Member, 1985 - Present
  • New Hampshire Public Defenders Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 1996 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1977 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2010 - Present
  • Interbranch Criminal & Juvenile Justice Council, Member, 2008 - Present
  • New Hampshire Woman's Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 2005 - 2008
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Chair of NH State Committee, 2002 - 2004
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Member Emil Gumpert Aware Committee, 2004 - 2010
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Member State Committee, 2000 - 2002
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Member State Committee, 2010 - 2013
  • Federal Court Advisory Committee, United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2003 - 2012

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- Member, 2005 - 2007
  • Federal Court Advisory Council, 2003 - 2012
  • First Circuit Federal Defender Selection Committee, 2005
  • Magistrate Selection Committee — District of New Hampshire, 2014