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Green & Utter, P.A.

764 Chestnut St.Manchester, NH 03104-3033
Phones: 603-413-4983
Fax: 603-669-9330
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New Hampshire Criminal Defense Lawyers

"We pride ourselves on close personal attention and responsiveness to our clients."

Green & Utter, P.A., is a criminal defense law firm located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Drawing from more than 60 years of combined criminal defense experience, we are committed to providing clients with the expertise needed to guide them through this difficult time, and also with an aggressive defense that...

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New Hampshire Criminal Defense Lawyers

"We pride ourselves on close personal attention and responsiveness to our clients."

Green & Utter, P.A., is a criminal defense law firm located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Drawing from more than 60 years of combined criminal defense experience, we are committed to providing clients with the expertise needed to guide them through this difficult time, and also with an aggressive defense that challenges the government to meet its burden of proof at every turn.

Our law firm handles all types of criminal cases in all of New Hampshire’s local, state and federal courts, from routine traffic violations and DUI/DWI cases to the most complex federal and state matters. Specific charges we handle include:

  • DUI/DWI charges
  • Federal crimes of every type, including drug offenses and child pornography-related offenses
  • State and federal "white collar" criminal offenses, including all types of fraud charges, embezzlement and computer crimes
  • Domestic violence-related offenses, including assault, harassment and restraining order violations
  • Sex crimes, including sexual assault (rape), solicitation and possession of child pornography
  • Violent crimes, including robbery, kidnapping and homicide
  • State court drug prosecutions, including simple possession charges and felony-level offenses
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Post conviction cases, including motions to suspend, habeas corpus and ineffective assistance of counsel

Much of our work is for clients who are under investigation by law enforcement agencies but have not yet been charged with an offense. We also advise and represent clients in related administrative proceedings involving professional licensure, school disciplinary hearings and civil forfeiture actions initiated by state or federal authorities.

About Us

Our law firm was founded in 1997 by two of New Hampshire’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Cathy J. Green and Philip H. Utter.

Ms. Green began her legal career as a staff attorney with the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office in 1977 and entered private practice in 1980. Since that time, Ms. Green’s accomplishments as a defense lawyer and contributions to the legal community have earned her numerous professional honors, including multiple inclusions on "leading" criminal defense lawyer listings (several publications), as one of the "500 Top Attorneys in the United States" by Lawdragon magazine and membership in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Utter began his legal career in 1985, also as a staff attorney with the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office. He later served as the managing attorney for the two largest public defender offices in Rockingham and Hillsborough counties before joining Ms. Green in private practice in 1995. Mr. Utter has also been recognized for his accomplishments having been named a Top Attorney by New England Super Lawyers in 2008 and 2015 Best Lawyer in America for work in Criminal Defense - Non-White-Collar. In addition he has a longstanding commitment to involvement with issues pertaining to the practice of criminal defense in New Hampshire. He is currently serving his third three-year term as a governor's appointee on the New Hampshire Judicial Council.

Green & Utter, P.A., was named the "Top Small Firm" in New Hampshire for litigation in the business edition of New England Super Lawyers magazine for 2011, and was named a Tier 1 New Hampshire law firm for both non-white collar and white collar criminal defense in U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Law Firms" rankings for 2011-2014.

Free In-Office Consultations ∙ Jail Visits Available Statewide

Whether you suspect or know for a fact that you are being investigated, or you have been arrested but not yet charged or you have already had formal charges filed against you — speak to an attorney as soon as possible.

Reach us by e-mail or by calling our toll-free number, 800-249-1213.

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Address
764 Chestnut St.Manchester, NH 03104-3033
Phone
603-413-4983
Fax
603-669-9330
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