Chief Justice Linda Stewart Dalianis speaks to attendees at the first 100 years of women in the legal profession in New Hampshire on on June 1, 2017.

Chief Justice Linda Stewart Dalianis speaks to attendees at the first 100 years of women in the legal profession in New Hampshire on on June 1, 2017.

Since 1917, we have gone from being shut out, to making a difference, to being in charge…Our high heel shoe prints stretch far, wide and deep here in New Hampshire.”

– NH Supreme Court Chief Justice Linda Stewart Daliani

A capacity crowd on June 1, 2017, celebrated the first 100 years of women in the legal profession in New Hampshire. Chief Justice Linda Stewart Dalianis keynoted the event, which featured a video of memories of women pioneers in law as well as their successors in the profession.

The event was coordinated by the NH Bar Foundation in collaboration with: NH Women’s Bar Association; New Hampshire Bar Association and its Gender Equality Committee; the Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court, the NH Association for Justice, and the NH Supreme Court Society.

A commemorative booklet celebrating the history of pioneering women in the bench and bar also was published.