Join us in beautiful Portsmouth, New Hampshire for this annual gathering.

New England Bar Association

2019 Annual Meeting

October 24-26

Schedule of Programming

Thursday, October 24th

3:00 p.m. Hotel Check-in
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Meeting Registration
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. Enjoy dinner in Portsmouth on your own!

Friday, October 25th

8:00 a.m. Meeting Registration Open
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. General Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. NEBA Board Breakfast Meeting
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. The State of Attorney Well-Being: Bringing it Home to New EnglandChris NewboldExecutive Vice President, ALPS Lawyers’ Malpractice Insurance; and NH Attorney Christine List, Primmer, Piper Eggleston & Cramer; & Matt Cessna, NH Attny, NH Public Defenders Office
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Changing the Culture of Mental Health: It’s Way Past TimeJohn Broderick, Retired Chief Justice NH Supreme Court and Senior Director, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Philip Adamo, M.D., MPH, CIME, FACOEM, CPEd, Section Chief and Medical Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
12:00 p.m. Hotel Check-out for those not staying overnight Friday
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Discussions and “Roll Call of the States”
1:45 – 3:00 p.m. The New and Evolving Legal MarketplaceAndrew Perlman, Dean Suffolk Law School 
3:00 p.m. Free time to enjoy Portsmouth on your own!
6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner, Board Recognition and the Passing of the Leadership Gavel
8:30 p.m. Time on your own to enjoy Portsmouth’s nightlife!

Saturday, October 26th

8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Update From ABA Division for Bar Services – Molly Kilmer Flood, Research and Information Manager
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. New England Lawyers Assistance Programs: Who We Are and What We Do: Moderated by Russell Hilliard, Esq., Upton & Hatfield LLP, with the NE LAP Directors as participating panelists, Terri Harrington, Esq., Executive Director NH Lawyers Assistance Program, Beth Griffin, Esq., Executive Director Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Connecticut, Anna Levine, Esq., Executive Director Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Massachusetts, Shawn Healy, PhD, Clinical Psychologist Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Massachusetts, William Nugent, Esq., Director Maine Assistance Program for Lawyers & Judges, Joshua Simonds, Esq., Director Vermont Lawyers Assistance Program, Helen Desmond McDonald, Executive Director Rhode Island Bar Association, Liaison to
Lawyer Assistance Program/Coastal EAP
11:00 a.m. MEETING ADJOURNS – Enjoy the area and safe travels home!
12:00 p.m. Hotel Check-out