Attorney Hutchins honors all referral and co-counsel fees as allowed by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State of New Hampshire. He accepts "naked" referrals, and is also willing to serve as co-counsel with attorneys who would like to stay actively involved in the litigation of the case.
Attorney Hutchins was named the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in the State of New Hampshire in the February 2010 edition of Business NH Magazine. He was the only recipient of this award. This recognition was the result of voting by New Hampshire attorneys. Attorney Hutchins is highly regarded by attorneys across the state. He was elected by his peers as President of the New Hampshire Bar Association in 2001-02, and continues to serve as an officer of the Bar Association. He has served on the Supreme Court's Professional Conduct Committee, and is a member of the Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Committee, teaching at legal seminars throughout the state on topics involving personal injury and civil litigation. He is also a long-standing member of the New Hampshire Association for Justice (formerly the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers' Association). He is frequently consulted for advice on pending and prospective cases by New Hampshire lawyers statewide.
A substantial portion of Attorney Hutchins cases are referred to him by fellow attorneys. He receives referrals from lawyers and law firms throughout New Hampshire. Over the years, he has enjoyed referral relationships with nearly 100 New Hampshire attorneys and firms from all counties, towns and cities. He has worked with attorneys from Manchester, Bedford, Keene, Hanover, Laconia, Berlin, Lancaster, Jaffrey, Peterborough, Nashua, Hudson, Derry, Londonderry, Salem, Concord, Hooksett, Milford, Merrimack, North Conway and Littleton. He accepts referrals for cases in any New Hampshire county, and has substantial experience in bringing personal injury tort cases in the Federal District Court for New Hampshire in Concord. In fact, he successfully obtained a substantial plaintiff's verdict of $280,000.00 in a motorcycle accident case in federal court in December of 2011, a case that was referred to him by a law firm in Nashua.
Attorney Hutchins also represents a substantial number of clients from the New Hampshire Seacoast. He is very familiar with the Seacoast, and has enjoyed referral and co-counsel relationships with attorneys and firms in Portsmouth, Exeter, Hampton, North Hampton, Seabrook, Rye, Durham, Dover, and Rochester. He has prosecuted and tried many cases in Rockingham and Strafford County Superior Courts.
He also enjoys a substantial referral practice from lawyers and firms in Northeastern Massachusetts since many Massachusetts residents from towns and cities bordering New Hampshire are injured while driving or otherwise present in this state. Over the past decade alone, Attorney Hutchins has accepted referrals from and has also served as co-counsel to lawyers and firms in Lowell, Chelmsford, Andover, North Andover, Salem, Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, Newburyport, Amesbury, Salisbury, Gloucester and Rockport. He has enjoyed working with numerous attorneys from Boston firms on cases where jurisdiction lies in New Hampshire. He has also received many referrals from Massachusetts attorneys in Western Massachusetts and Cape Cod.
Attorney Hutchins has received many referrals from attorneys in Vermont and Maine towns and cities bordering New Hampshire, as well as from firms in the larger Maine and Vermont cities, including Portland and Burlington.
Attorney Hutchins is also available to serve as local New Hampshire counsel to out-of-state lawyers and law firms. He is available to assist in pro hac vice admission, attending local court hearings, providing local insight and advise, and assisting in trial preparation, trial and/or mediation.
If you are an attorney who is interesting in associating with Attorney Hutchins to work on behalf of your injured client, please call him directly at 603-463-0055, or email him using this contact form.