Is your case in the 6th Circuit District Division Concord Court, formerly known as the Concord District Court? This Court serves the City of Concord, and the towns of Loudon, Canterbury, Dunbarton, Bow, Hopkinton, Pittsfield, Chichester, and Epsom. State Police prosecute many cases here because two major highways, Route 93 and 89, intersect in Concord.
DWI defense attorney Ted Lothstein’s has an office in Concord, NH, so this is his “home court.” While it’s not required to have a Concord attorney on your side, it does help to have an attorney who knows the court and is familiar with the judges and typical proceedings.
A Long Tradition of Trial Law
Ted Lothstein began defending criminal and DWI cases in Concord District Court in 1994, when the Judges were Judge Robbins and Judge Sullivan, both of whom have long since retired.
In fact, Ted Lothstein tried DWI and other criminal cases to juries in Concord District Court, back in the 1990s when jury trials were held in this Court.
Concord’s two Judges, Judge Boyle and Judge Coughlin, are well-known for holding prosecutors and defense attorneys to high standards. Judges uphold the Constitution, by suppressing evidence when police officers violate constitutional rights — and by expecting that criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors will live up to the highest professional and ethical standards.
This Court is also known for its highly experienced prosecutors from the Concord City Prosecutor’s Office, New Hampshire State Police and the Merrimack County Attorney’s Office. These lawyers all have many years – in some cases decades – of experience. They know how to try a case. Be ready.
Ted Lothstein has litigated many cases in the 6th Circuit – Concord District Court. Here are just a few recent examples:
- Epsom, NH Police charged client with DWI. Client – who blew over the legal limit – prevails on the merits in the administrative license suspension hearing – no 180 day suspension. Then, in 6th Circuit District Division Concord Court, Attorney Lothstein obtains a plea agreement for client – a plea to Negligent Operation with a 15 day license suspension – DWI dismissed!
- Hopkinton, NH Police charge client with DWI. After trial in the Concord Circuit Court, client is found not guilty..
- State Police charge Client with DWI in Concord Circuit Court. Client retains Attorney Lothstein and goes to trial. Outcome after trial: Not Guilty of DWI,. Court finds client guilty only of possessing alcoholic beverages in motor vehicle.
- Concord Police Department charges client with DWI-2d Offense. After filing motions, Attorney Lothstein obtains a plea to Reckless Operation, and client pays a fine, has a 90 day license loss and attends counseling. DWI 2d Offense Dismissed, client avoids mandatory jail time, mandatory ignition interlock, and escapes a mandatory 3 year license loss.
NH CIRCUIT COURT
6th Circuit – District Division – Concord
32 Clinton Street
Concord, NH 03301