Weston Sager is a lawyer and auctioneer who concentrates on auction services, municipal law, and real estate law.
Weston has appeared before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, New Hampshire Superior Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire and New York.
In addition to practicing law at Sager & Smith, Weston is a co-owner of and auctioneer for NH Tax Deed & Property Auctions—an all-inclusive auction company that specializes in selling municipal real estate and other municipal property by live auction.
Prior to joining Sager & Smith, Weston worked as an international mergers and acquisitions lawyer in New York, NY and as a municipal defense lawyer in Concord, NH. Most recently, Weston served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Appeals Unit of the New Hampshire Department of Justice.
Weston is one of the preeminent legal scholars on U.S. state media. His research has been published in the Northwestern University Law Review, UC Irvine Law Review, and The Conversation, and he has been interviewed by, among other publications, The New York Times, MIT Technology Review, and The Nation.
Weston earned his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL. As a law student, Weston served as Executive Editor of Northwestern University Law Review, won a regional championship as a member of the National Appellate Moot Court Team, and completed externships for Justice Robert Lynn of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In his final semester at Northwestern University School of Law, Weston worked at the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth as an intensive clinic student, where he helped overturn convictions for two men wrongfully convicted of serious crimes as teenagers.
Weston grew up in Wakefield, NH and attended high school at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH. Weston received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, and, following graduation, completed a Fulbright Scholarship in Morocco. Upon his return to the United States, Weston managed the family business—Sunset Lodges on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, NH—for two years.
Weston now lives in an old farmhouse in Weare, NH with his wife and dog. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, refinishing furniture, kayaking, and playing cribbage.