Merrick “Rick” Weinstein brings a significant amount of experience to his practice of law at Bouchard, Kleinman & Wright, P.A. Rick graduated from Boston University School of Law, with honors, in 1983 and then immediately entered private practice in September of that year. He has tried a variety of jury cases and administrative claims and has argued several cases on appeal before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, first successfully arguing there in 1984. Rick also acts as a mediator in civil lawsuits and has been certified as a mediator by the New Hampshire Superior Court.
Rick has developed a specialty in the area of workers’ compensation law in New Hampshire. He has represented both insurers and injured workers. He has obtained six-figure settlements for workers that have been injured on the job. Rick is available to answer questions regarding workers’ compensation claims from both injured workers about the rights afforded to them under New Hampshire’s workers’ compensation laws and employers or insurers who may have questions about benefits or entitlements for employees. Rick has been selected to speak at trade groups regarding his extensive knowledge, including the New Hampshire Insurance Adjusters Association.
In his spare time, Rick enjoys competing in local and national bridge tournaments and has attained the rank of Silver Life Master through the American Contract Bridge League. He is a certified bridge instructor (see www.acbl.org) and has taught beginning bridge classes since September, 2007. He also enjoys solving the New York Times daily crossword puzzle and listening to jazz music.
His firm, Bouchard, Kleinman & Wright, P.A., has represented individuals and companies in thousands of cases and has been involved in hundreds of trials, the vast majority of which were decided in favor of Bouchard, Kleinman & Wright clients.
The attorneys of Bouchard, Kleinman & Wright have the background and experience to handle all aspects of a case, through trial if necessary, to a successful conclusion. Throughout your experience with Merrick “Rick” Weinstein or any of the attorneys of Bouchard, Kleinman & Wright, P.A., you’ll come to appreciate the firm’s ”Professionalism With a Personal Touch.”
- 1983, New Hampshire
- U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
- First Circuit Court of Appeals
Law Practice Areas
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – 1980
Juris Doctor (J.D.) – 1983