Andrew S. Winters

Andrew Winters has twenty 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 Andrew’s  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 helps firm clients who need estate plans.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Cohen & Winters, 2008-present
    • Litigation practice with a strong emphasis on criminal defense, personal injury cases, and family
  • Associate, Nelson, Kinder, Mosseau & Saturley, 2007-2008
    • Practiced civil litigation with an emphasis on professional liability defense
  • Solo Practitioner, Winters Law Office, Concord, NH, 2006-2007
    • Maintained general practice specializing in criminal defense
  • Assistant Appellate Defender, New Hampshire Public Defender, Concord, NH, 2004-06
    • Represented clients on appeal, appearing regularly before the New Hampshire Supreme Court through briefs and oral arguments
  • Staff Attorney, New Hampshire Public Defender, Concord, NH, 1999-2004
    • Represented Merrimack County defendants facing a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony charges





Community Involvement


  • Adjunct Professor for Paralegal and Criminal Justice Studies, New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, 2004 – 2011