The New Hampshire Bar Foundation Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys and judges who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows. They have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the legal profession and unwavering dedication to serving the public, particularly in supporting equal access to justice and the improvement of our justice system. Fellows support the aims of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation through annual contributions, pro bono work and through participation in activities and events that advance the mission and work of the Bar Foundation.

List of NH Bar Foundation Fellows

Scenes from the 2016 Fellows Event

Fellows Nomination Requirements


To become a NHBF Fellow, a candidate must:

  • Be nominated by a current Fellow
  • Be a current member of the NH Bar Association
  • Have been in practice for at least 10 years
  • Have a record of outstanding ontributions to the legal profession and the public good, and
  • Have a strong commitment to the mission of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and to honor the law and advance equal access to justice.

Each accepted nominee will be asked to…

  • Participate in NH Bar Foundation projects and programs
  • Make a pledge of $2,000 to be paid over a period of not more than 10 years

2018 Honorary Fellow, Megan M. Carpenter

In recognition of long-term, active participation in advancing the mission of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation, one or more individuals are honored each year with the Honorary Fellow designation. Honorary Fellows, NH Bar Foundation donors, and IOLTA Leadership Banks are recognized at the annual Fellows & Donors reception, held each year at the completion of the Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting

Honorary Fellows

2018
Megan M. Carpenter
2017
Wilfred ‘Jack’ Sanders, Jr.
2016
William L. Chapman
2015
Hon. Landya McCafferty
2014
Richard A. Cohen
2014
Emily G. Rice
2013
Philip R. Waystack, Jr.
2012
Richard Y. Uchida
2011
Hon. Philip S. Hollman
2010
Hon. James E. Duggan
2009
Claudia C. Damon
2009
Hon. J. Albert Lynch
2008
Hon. John R. Maher
2007
Anthony A. McManus
2006
Charles A. DeGrandpre
2005
Kevin C. Devine
2004
W. John Funk
2003
Hon. John T. Broderick, Jr.
2002
Jack B. Middleton
2001
David L. Nixon (D)
2000
Joseph A. Millimet (D)
1999
Frederic K. Upton (D)
1998
Ernest L. Bell (D)
1997
John R. McLane (D)
1997
Hon. William F. Batchelder
1996
Joseph M. Kerrigan (D)
1996
Hon. William A. Grimes (D)
1995
N. Michael Plaut (D)
1995
Patti Blanchette
1994
Hon. David A. Brock
1994
Anne C. Zachos
1994
Kimon S. Zachos (D)
1993
Richard F. Upton (D)
1993
Hon. Shane Devine (D)
1992
Arthur H. Nighswander (D)
1992
Stanley M. Brown (D)
1991
Hon. Arthur E. Bean, Jr.
1991
Fred W. Hall, Jr. (D)
1991
Hon. Louis C. Wyman (D)
1991
Hon. William F. Cann (D)
1990
Martin F. Loughlin (D)
1989
Hon. Hugh H. Bownes (D)
1989
John J. Sheehan (D)
1988
Hon. John W. King (D)

 

(D) = Deceased