Heather McCandless - Cohen And Winters Family Law

Heather is originally from Tacoma, WA. She moved to New Hampshire in 2010 when she transferred to Keene State College, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature in 2012. She completed her Certificate of Paralegal Studies at NH Technical Institute while working as a Legal Assistant. Prior to becoming a paralegal, Heather managed a number of different businesses in NH and WA, including a Starbucks store on Joint Base Lewis McChord in Pierce County, WA. In 2016, Heather started her career in the legal field at the law firm of McCandless & Nicholson in Concord, New Hampshire. She has significant experience in a number of practice areas, most notably as the lead paralegal managing personal injury and family law matters. When Heather isn’t at the office, she can be found swimming in the summer months, practicing her baking skills, and spending time with her husband and their daughters any chance she gets.


  • NH Technical Institute, Certificate in Paralegal Studies
  • Keene State College, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature