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Andrew S. Winters

Andrew S. Winters

Cohen & Winters, Attorneys at Law
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Divorce...
  • New Hampshire, New York
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Summary

Andrew Winters has nineteen years of experience representing individuals in New Hampshire’s courtrooms.

After graduating from Duke University School of Law in 1999, he spent more than six years honing his skills at the public defender’s office.

Since entering private practice in 2006 Andrews entire focus has been litigation. His victories include cases before juries, judges, and the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He defends criminal charges ranging from DWI to first-degree murder. He represents many injury victims, frequently obtaining significant settlements. He also handles numerous family court matters including successful resolution of custody disputes and high net worth divorces.

Over the years, Attorney Winters has earned a reputation as someone you want on your side in times of trouble.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free thirty minute consultation by telephone or in our office in areas that we practice.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Only on personal injury cases
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Hampshire
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Cohen & Winters, PLLC
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Adjunct Professor for Paralegal and Criminal Justice Studies
New Hampshire Technical Institute
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Associate
Nelson, Kinder, Mosseau & Saturley, PC
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Owner
Winters Law Office in Concord, NH
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Assistant Appellate Defender
Concord, New Hampshire Public Defender's Office
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Staff Attorney
Concord, New Hampshire Public Defender's Office
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Education
Duke University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Earlham College
B.A. (1996) | Philosophy
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Honors: College Honors
Activities: Dorm President, 1995; President of the Philosophy Student Initiative; President, Olvey-Andis Dorm
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Professional Associations
New Hampshire Association of Justice
member
- Current
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NORML Legal Committee
member
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New Hampshire Bar Association
member
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New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Family Law Update, Developments in the Law, Manchester, NH
New Hampshire Bar Association
Child Protection and Parental Rights in the United States, International Visitor Leadership Program, Concord, NH
World Affairs Council of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Juvenile Court System, International Visitor Leadership Program, Concord, NH
World Affairs Council of New Hampshire
Panelist on the Economics of Law, Economics of Law, Concord, NH
New Hampshire Bar Association
Updates in Recent Criminal Law Decisions, New Hampshire Public Defender Training, Waterville Valley, NH
New Hampshire Public Defender
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. If there is a parenting plan in place but need to change it. The father is living in motels and I have a stable living
A: The law allows you to ask to modify a parenting plan for certain reasons. The list of reasons is found in this statute: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xliii/461-a/461-a-11.htm Here is a list of court instructions on how to file a petition to modify https://www.courts.state.nh.us/fdpp/servicecenters/checklists/checklistfiles/Petition-to-Change-Court-Order-Checklist.pdf And here is a link to the petition form itself: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2062-f.pdf Also, in cases of a true emergency you can file what is called an ex parte petition. The juge will only allow that in cases of a true emergency. The instructions for that are: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2076-f-instructions.pdf
Q. Can I represent a friend in a New Hampshire court of law?
A: Theoretically, the law allows for this. Read RSA 311:1: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XXX/311/311-1.htm HOWEVER, I would never recommend this to either the potential litigant or the person thinking about representation this way. It is very likely to end badly for all involved. If you are interested, there was a fair amount of press and legal opinions on this issue about 15 years ago involving a non-lawyer named Theodore Kamaskinski in New Hampshire. Just google it. The exception might be a family member helping with a minor matter like a speeding ticket or a small claim where hiring a lawyer is not cost effective. Even then, be very careful.
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Contact & Map
64 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301
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Telephone: (603) 435-3336