University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Cathy J. Green, JD '77

Dean's Advisory Council Member

Partner, Green & Utter, P.A., Manchester, NH

Cathy J. Green graduated from Trinity College in 1974 and Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1977.

She began her career as a public defender, one of three in the state at the time. In 1981, she entered private practice.

A partner in Green & Utter, P.A., Green’s practice is limited to criminal defense in both federal and state court.

She is past president of the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and serves on the board of directors of the New Hampshire Public Defender Program. She has been recognized in both The Best Lawyers In America and The National Directory of Criminal Lawyers. She is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers.

She was honored by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association with the 2001 Marilla Ricker Award and as one of the first 100 women admitted to the New Hampshire Bar. She received the Donald Dufresne Award for Outstanding Professionalism from the New Hampshire Bar Association in 2004. She recently served on both the New Hampshire Supreme Court Commission on the Status of the Profession and the Citizen’s Commission.