Bar News - June 9, 2006
News from County Bars
Chief Justice Broderick Speaks to Rockingham County Bar
The Rockingham County Bar Association held its Annual Meeting and Spring Dinner on May 11, 2006. Chief Justice John T. Broderick spoke to the group about the efforts of the Court to be more user friendly. He asked members of the Bar to embrace rather than resist technological changes. He said the Court is seeking input from the public at large to improve the system and urged lawyers to get involved. “Don’t hesitate to suggest improvements to the system,” he said.
Richard Uchida, President of the NH Bar Association also spoke, emphasizing the importance of county bar associations.
President Ralph A Barbagallo, Jr. outlined the year’s accomplishments in his year-in-review report. These included the signing of a new lease for space at the Rockingham County Courthouse for a lawyers’ lounge and the groundwork for an “Ask-a-lawyer” program, a volunteer effort by members of the Rockingham County Bar Association to provide information to the public at various locations throughout Rockingham County.
The following members were elected as officers for the 2006-2007 term.
President: Patrick Devine
Vice President: Bob Battles
Treasurer: Dan Hartley
Secretary: Ray Taylor
For further information about the Rockingham County Bar Association, contact Ralph A. Barbagallo, Jr. at 603-893-2911.