This award is presented to the nominee who best exhibits service to the public on behalf of the administration of justice.

2019 Janet F. DeVito
2018 Chief Justice Linda Stewart Dalianis
2017 Hon. Joseph Laplante
2016 Judge Joseph DiClerico
2015 Judge Edward “Ned” Gordon
2014 Gordon J. MacDonald
2013 Margaret H. Nelson
2012 Roland Morneau
2011 Charles Greenhalgh
2010 Jack B. Middleton, David L. Nixon, Kimon S. Zachos
2009 Carol L. Kunz
2008 Rule 170 Volunteers
2007 Paul S. Moore
2006 John C. Norton
2005 Military (active) members of NHBA
2003 Members of the Judicial Selection Commission: Atty. Ken Brown, Atty. John Dwyer, Atty. Fred Hall, Atty. Katherine Hanna, Chair, Ms. Kathy Keller, Atty. Marilyn McNamara, Atty. Diane Nicolosi, Ms. Marcia Sink, Mr. William Walker, Atty. Phil Waystack, Chief William Wrenn
2002 W. John Funk
1999 Hon. Robert D. Marshall
1998 Thomas B.S. Quarles
1996 Hon. William Batchelder
Distinguished Service to the Public Award