NHBA e-Bulletin June 19, 2013
NHBA Annual Meeting THIS WEEK – 6/21-22Preregistration is now closed, but members can register in Portsmouth on Friday to take advantage of limited seating still available for CLEs, the honors & awards luncheon or the President’s Dinner at the 2013 NHBA Annual Meeting. Or just come for afternoon showcases and receptions!
No RSVP required for the Member Services Showcase from 2-4 p.m. Friday - including Casemaker Tips and Tricks and opportunity to meet NH e-Court Project manager Peter Croteau. No RSVP needed either for New Lawyers Committee Art Show & Reception from 4-5 p.m.
Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter throughout the weekend and use #NHBACLE in your annual meeting Tweets!
NOTE on parking at Annual Meeting: Day-use parking at the Sheraton will be validated. Overnight parking will carry a charge.
Casemaker Adds Unpublished OpinionsCasemaker, the Bar's online legal research service, now has added 3JX opinions by the Supreme Court and selected superior court opinions that judges elect to post. These opinions are in an "Unpublished Opinions" category. Users can choose whether to include or exclude them from case law searches.
Are you a regular Casemaker user? Want to know more? Drop by the Annual Meeting on Friday, June 21, for live, in-person demonstrations of "Casemaker Tips and Tricks" by Casemaker's Jim Corbett from 2 to 4 p.m. (These are free, informal mini-demos and will not be for CLE credit.) Stay for the free New Lawyers Committee reception, too! Corbett will also be on hand on Saturday, June 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. for informal demonstrations and conversation.
And… the NH Bar Legal Research Users Group is scheduled to meet again at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 1. Contact Lisha Brosseau if you are interested in participating in our review of the Bar's legal research offerings.
BIA Event to Feature AG Foster – 6/27NHBA members can receive a discount to attend a June 27 breakfast forum with the Attorney General Joseph Forum, hosted by the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire. The event is scheduled for 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.
The cost to attend is $30 per person for BIA, Capital Connect and NH Bar Association members ($45 for non-members). Click here for more information or contact Larkin Gause at (603) 224-5388 ext. 116 for more information. Walk-ins will be accepted on the day of the event, but tickets will be $10 more and payment will be required at the door. (This is not eligible for NHMCLE credit.)
Preregistration closes at noon, Wednesday, June 26.
Get 'Er Done – 6/30By June 30, you want to be a member, for sure, of the IN CROWD - as in "in compliance" with NHMCLE Supreme Court Rule 53.
Please go to the SC Rule 53 web page and check your record, even if you think you have enough credits for the year.
If you know you need more credits, visit NHBA·CLE for info on CLE offerings. Between live webcasts, Annual Meeting programs and live programs next week at the Bar Center - you have many opportunities to earn live credits (several of them for Ethics/Professionalism) before the end of June!
Seeking Worker's Comp and Personal Injury ArticlesNH Bar News will feature a special section on worker’s compensation and personal injury law in the Aug. 23 issue. If you have an article idea, please email Managing Editor Kristen Senz with your topic. Articles will be due Aug. 2.
Bar News is still accepting short articles (500 words or less) on “Lessons Learned” in federal practice or bankruptcy law. These articles typically offer a quick tip or cautionary tale to other practitioners. Due July 1.
For more information on contributing to Bar News and to view our 2013 section calendar, please check out our editorial submission guidelines.
Win Free Golf – 7/1The NHBA Pro Bono Referral Program and NHBA Insurance Agency Inc. are raffling off a free registration ($150 value) and two half-price registrations for the 20th Annual Quid Pro Bono Golf Tournament on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Lake Sunapee Country Club in New London, NH.
Get your raffle tickets today for a chance to join colleagues for a round of great golf in support of a great cause. Tickets are $5 each or $10 for three. Purchase tickets at Annual Meeting in Portsmouth on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, or by sending a check and a business card for each ticket you wish to purchase to: Quid Pro Bono Golf Tournament, NH Bar Association, 2 Pillsbury St., Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301.
Winners will be drawn July 1.
Intern Litigation Spreads
AM Law Litigation Daily reports the latest on intern litigation - a putative class action against record label Warner Music Group Corp. Read more.
Pre-Arrest Silence as Evidence of Guilt
SCOTUSblog recaps the US Supreme Court decision this week in Salinas v. Texas, in which the court ruled that a defendant’s refusal to answer law enforcement’s questions prior to arrest can be used by prosecutors as evidence of guilt. Read more.
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