Cathy J. Green

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Concord, NH

Shaheen & Gordon, PA
 | 107 Storrs Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-225-7262
Fax: 603-225-5112
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Cathy J. Green is of counsel at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., where she focuses her practice exclusively on criminal defense matters. Based in the firm's office in Concord, New Hampshire, she provides representation to clients throughout the state who have been accused of having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. Admitted to practice before all New Hampshire state courts, Ms. Green is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

The types of state and federal cases that Ms. Green has handled have included drug possession and distribution, white collar crimes, sexual assault, homicide, and driving under the influence of alcohol. She also represents business clients who are under investigation by state or federal authorities for alleged deceptive or fraudulent practices. Ms. Green has been able to obtain positive results in many of these matters, whether through dismissals, acquittals, or the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution, and her colleagues have taken note of her successful track record. The recipient of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Green has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for more than 25 years.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in 1974, Ms. Green pursued her legal education at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1977. After graduation, she worked as a public defender before entering private practice. A past president of the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Ms. Green is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the board of the New Hampshire Public Defender.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

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About Cathy Green

Admitted: 1977, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: http://www.shaheengordon.com/Attorney-Profiles/Cathy-J-Green...

Honors/Awards:

  • New England Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense, White Collar, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017
  • Top New Hampshire Law Firm for Litigation, Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011
  • New England Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense, White Collar, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011
  • New England Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense, White Collar, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014
  • National Directory of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Named as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England, Super Lawyers Magazine,  2018
  • One of the First One Hundred Women Admitted to the New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Women's Bar Association
  • Leading Criminal Defense Attorney in New Hampshire, New Hampshire Magazine, 2002
  • Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award, New Hampshire Women's Bar Association, 2001
  • "Champion of Liberty", National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Champion Magazine, July, 1991
  • E. Donald Dufresne Award for Outstanding Profressionalism, New Hampshire Bar Association, 2004
  • "AV" Rating, Martindale Hubbell 
  • Best Lawyers In America
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Hampshire, Business New Hampshire Magazine, 2012
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Hampshire, Business New Hampshire Magazine, 2002
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Hampshire, Business New Hampshire Magazine,2010
  • Named as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon Magazine, October, 2005
  • 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
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Member, United States District Court, District of New Hampshire
  • Member, New Hampshire Women's Bar Association
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Member, Manchester Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • First Circuit Federal Defender Selection Committee, 2005
  • NHACDL Appointee, InterBranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council
  •  Co-Chair, Sentencing Committee, New Hampshire Supreme Court
  • Co-Chair, Alternatives to Incarceration Task Force, InterBranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council, 2008 - 2014
  • Member, Executive Committee, InterBranch Criminal and Juvenile Justice Council
  • Member, Federal Court Advisory Committee, United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2003 - 2012
  • Board of Trustees, University System of New Hampshire, 2017-2020
  • Chair, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2011 – 2014
  • Trustee, Board of Trustees, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2003
  • Board of Trustees, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Board of Directors, New Hampshire Public Defender Program
  • President, New Hampshire Public Defender Program, 2009
  • Secretary, New Hampshire Public Defender Program, 1992-2009
  • Member, New Hampshire Public Defender Program, 1992-2009
  • Member, State Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2010-2015
  • Member, Emil Gumpert Award Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2004-2010
  • Chair, NH State Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers ,2002-2004
  • President, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1989 - 2001
  • Board of Directors, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2001 - 2011
  • Treasurer, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2001 - 2011
  • State of New Hampshire
  • United States Supreme Court
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, District of New Hampshire

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Advisor, American Law Institute Project on Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities, 2016 - Present
  • Numerous Programs of New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Federal Court for the District of New Hampshire, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Lecturer on 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.

Educational Background:

  • Trinity College, B.A., 1974
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Office Location for Cathy J. Green

107 Storrs Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-225-7262

Fax: 603-225-5112

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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